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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Enhancing Cropping System Performance Under Increased Environmental Variability

Graduate students at the University of Minnesota have organized a first-annual event - Production Agriculture Symposium on Thursday, February 13, 2014 on the Saint Paul campus. The theme for the 2014 event is Enhancing Cropping System Performance Under Increased Environmental Variability.

The symposium seeks to bring together students, growers, crop consultants, and agricultural industry specialists to discuss agricultural production in hopes that, through knowledge sharing and discussion, new solutions to the world's pressing food and environmental problems may be found.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Sauk Center Hay Auction Summary Dec 5, 2013

by Dan Martens, Extension Educator, Stearns-Benton-Morrison Counties

This information is for the Sauk Centre Hay Auction held on Dec 5, 2013.
Consider averages carefully when they are based on a limited number of entries, or wide range of numbers.

Dec 5 2013 SC Hay Auction.pdf - Individual lots sold, sorted by type and quality.

History of Selected Lots 2013-2014.pdf A summary of past 4 years and individual auctions this year, with some comparisons to 2012.

Graph 2001 to 2014 SC Hay Auction.pdf A line graph of for average from each sale 2001 to 20014 for Medium Square Alfalfa groups from 101 to 200 RFV. Yes, the second auctions in November and the first auctions in December in 2012 and 2013 landed on the same line.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Sauk Center Hay Auction Summary Nov. 21, 2013

Dan Martens, Extension Educator, Stearns-Benton-Morrison Counties


This information is for the Sauk Centre Hay Auction held on Nov 21, 2013.
Consider averages carefully when they are based on a limited number of entries, or wide range of numbers.

Nov 21 2013 SC Hay Auction.pdf  Individual lots sold, sorted by type and quality.

History of Selected Lots 2013-2014.pdf - A summary of past 4 years and individual auctions this year, with some comparisons to 2012. 

Graph 2001 to 2014 SC Hay Auction.pdf - A line graph of for average from each sale 2001 to 20014 for Medium Square Alfalfa groups from 101 to 200 RFV.
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