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Extension Calendar 2013 for Fillmore/Houston Counties


Fri, Dec 28th, 2012
Posted in All Agriculture

January

•10 & 17: Dairy Farm Safety Short Course, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, St Charles Community Center, Registration: www.uwrf.edu/CenterForDairyFarmSafety/, 715-425-3240

•14: Kohl Webinar, “Quick Economic Reads in the Great Supercycle”, 12 Noon - 1:15 pm, Room 108, Fillmore County Office Building, Preston, contact: Dan Miller 507-346-7875, dan@danbmiller.com; Wayne Pike 507-251-1937, wayne.pike@riverland.edu; or Jerry Tesmer 507-765-3896, tesme001@umn.edu

•16: Winter Crops Day, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm, Good Times, Caledonia, nelso191@umn.edu, 507-835-3620

•22: “Will Grid Soil Sampling Work for my Livestock Farm?” 1 pm, Good Times, Caledonia. To register, Jake Overgaard, over0128@umn.edu, 507-457-6440

•23: “Will Grid Soil Sampling Work for my Livestock Farm?” 10 am, Lewiston Community Center, To register, Jake Overgaard,over0128@umn.edu,507-457-6440

•28: Kohl Webinar, “Business Growth and Evolution in the Supercycle” 12 Noon - 1:15 pm, Room 108, Fillmore County Office Building, Preston

•29: Private Pesticide Recertification Workshop, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, County Office Building, Preston

•31: Driftless Region Beef Conference, Dubuque, IA, Registration www.aep.iastate.edu/beef 319-721-9624

February

•1: Driftless Region Beef Conference

•4: Kohl Webinar, “Farmland Boom or Bust in the Great Supercycle” 12 Noon - 1:15 pm, Room 108, Fillmore County Office Building, Preston

•5: Private Pesticide Recertification Workshop, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Good Times, Caledonia

•11: Kohl Webinar “Financial & Management Issues in the Great Supercycle” 12 Noon - 1:15 pm, Room 108, Fillmore County Office Building, Preston

•14: Private Pesticide Recertification Workshop, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Community Center, St Charles

•19: Private Pesticide Recertification Workshop, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Town/Fire Hall, Wilson

•26: Private Pesticide Recertification Workshop, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, County Office B .....
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Dairy Farm Safety short course offered by University of Minnesota Extension this winter

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Dec 28th, 2012
Posted in All Agriculture

Agriculture ranks third in the total number of fatal work injuries behind construction and transportation/warehousing. It ranks first in the rate of non-fatal injuries per thousand workers and in this category, it is more than double the rate of t ..... 
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Houston County land rent shows slight increase

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Dec 14th, 2012
Posted in All Agriculture

Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston Counties Based on the results of the recently completed Houston County Land Rent Survey, farmland rent continued to increase. There were seventy usable surveys exactly the same as last year. H ..... 
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Fillmore land rent continues upward trend!

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Dec 7th, 2012
Posted in All Agriculture

While preparing for the Land Rent Workshops held last month, I looked at average increase in Fillmore County land rent. From 1996-2007 the average increase was $2.69/ acre/year, or about the rate of inflation. Since 2008, the increase has averaged $ ..... 
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Cattle feeder day 2012

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Nov 30th, 2012
Posted in All Agriculture

Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston Counties Feeding and managing for efficiency in the feedlot while finishing cattle at heavier weights is the theme for the 2012 Cattle Feeder Day Program. As the US beef cow herd shrinks, and ..... 
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Ag business management web sites

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012
Posted in All Agriculture

Jerrold Tesmer Extension Educator Fillmore/Houston Counties While preparing for the recent Land Rent Workshops, I stumbled across a list of useful Ag Business Management websites that Regional Extension Educator Gary Hachfeld and I prepared many ..... 
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2012 U of MN Corn Trials available online

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Nov 16th, 2012
Posted in All Agriculture

Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston Counties University of Minnesota Extension Educator-Crops Liz Stahl and U of MN Extension Corn Agronomist Jeff Coulter have made the results of the 2012 University of Minnesota corn grain and ..... 
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Fillmore County Land Rent Survey

Fri, Nov 9th, 2012
Posted in All Agriculture

Enclosed in this week’s Fillmore County Journal is the Fillmore County 2012-2013 Land Rental Survey. The more owners and operators that complete the survey the more confidence I have in the survey results. Survey forms can also be picked up at the ..... 
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The importance of cross bred beef cows

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Nov 9th, 2012
Posted in All Agriculture

Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston Counties The production of crossbred calves yields advantages in both heterosis and the blending of desirable traits from two or more breeds. However, the largest economic benefit of crossbree ..... 
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