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Thursday, January 5, 2017

U of M Extension launches new soil management and health website

by Phyllis Bongard

Balancing the economic and environmental benefits of soil management strategies can be a challenge. U of MN Extension Crops team has launched a website that offers research-based resources to help producers improve soil and crop productivity, while minimizing environmental risks. The website, Soil management and health, features articles and videos in three primary sections:

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

2017 Research Updates for Ag Professionals - January 4-12

by Dave Nicolai, Extension educator

There are five remaining locations scheduled for the 2017 Research Updates: Kasson, Lamberton (January 4 and 5 respectively) and Willmar, Morris and Crookston (January 10, 11 and 12 respectively) from 12:30 pm–4:40 pm. Registration fee is $60. Online registration and session abstracts can be found on our website at z.umn.edu/iapru or onsite registration begins at 11:30 a.m. at each location.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Two Conferences Dedicated to Soil Fertility for Crop Production and Environmental Stewardship

Registration is open for two important conferences dedicated to soil fertility for crop production and environmental stewardship. These events were co-organized by the University of Minnesota Extension and the Minnesota Agricultural Water Resource Center (MAWRC) with a common planning committee to bring the latest advancements in nutrient management presented by University of Minnesota and other university researchers, fertilizer industry experts, and state agency personnel. 

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