You would think that this later than normal spring would delay the tick season. Well, think again. I pulled five ticks off my dog, Jasmine, on Saturday.RELATED CONTENT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) will provide nearly $175 million in funding for up to 12.6 million additional acres of enrollment this year.
Landowners have an extra two weeks to enroll in the Walk-In Access program, as the deadline has been extended to June 14, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
From Victorian pocket melons to Thomas Jefferson’s prized scented geraniums, fragrances have been a part of human culture for a very long time.RELATED CONTENT
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is accepting grant proposals for specialty crop research under the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) Program.
The Minnesota Rural Finance Authority (RFA) is now offering a new microloan program designed for new, underserved borrowers with farm capital needs.
With this later than normal spring, gardeners are just itching to get out and…what else? Garden.
The University of Minnesota Extension, Douglas County is now equipped to test pressure canner gauges for home canners.
Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapters celebrated discovery April 28-30 at the first general session of the 84th Minnesota FFA Convention at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
I have had many questions regarding planting gardens around trees. The deep shade under many trees prohibits grass from growing, leaving unsightly bare patches and exposed roots. Many of you prefer something other than this eyesore and hope to plant shade plants where grass won’t grow.
Minnesota farmers were largely spared from the drought that severely impacted much of the Corn Belt during the summer of 2012, according to an analysis conducted jointly by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and University of Minnesota Extension.
In a conference call this week, the leadership at Minnesota Milk Producers Association voted unanimously to support a six-month window between the deadline for making the annual sign-up decision and the beginning of a coverage period for any margin insurance program to be included in the farm bill.
Yesterday, the redwing blackbirds made their annual return to the trees surrounding my home, sending my puppy into insane barking, jumping, and twirling fits!
I can’t imagine a garden without the lovely fragrance of acidanthera (peacock orchid). A type of gladiola, the acidanthera flower is a white bloom with a blotchy maroon center, and, like the gladiola, is a summer bulb.
The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) honored Carl and Sharlene Wittenburg of Alexandria for their efforts to grow and strengthen the North Dakota Poultry Industries Convention, which is held annually in Fargo.RELATED CONTENT