STAFF BLOG ASTROBOB Curiosity soil sample results in; see the moon by night or day
Mars Curiosity delivered this week on the eagerly anticipated soil sample analysis, sniffing out water, sulfur and chlorine-containing substances, among other ingredients. The rover examined the sam... Posted on 12/4/12 at 1:31 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Both parties look for legislative wins
Minnesota legislators face a self-imposed Monday deadline to finish their 2012 work, but on Tuesday they were not sure how to get there.
The answer could come if Republicans and Democrats find a wa... Posted on 4/24/12 at 10:48 PM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Snow Melt
We have had a major snow melt here, the rain that began on Sunday continues to do battle with the snowbanks. Far Guy and I took some photos of the water in our area yesterday. We live in the Mississip... Posted on 3/24/09 at 5:05 AM
It is no secret that natural resources are a big part of what makes living in Minnesota special. Throughout the state, Minnesotans have access to miles of rivers and streams, plentiful lakes and abundant soil resources.
Spring has sprung (albeit the sudden onset of April snow) and many gardeners have asked what chores they can accomplish in their yards and gardens prior to spring planting. One of the top springtime questions I often get is how and when should fertilizer be applied. It is a difficult question to answer without information on the soils in the garden or lawn.
Robin Trott, U of M Extension educator
, April 25, 2012
Shell Oil has asked the Alexandria City Council if it can search for petroleum hydrocarbons that may have leaked from an old bulk plant on the site that’s now Martin’s Hope Park.
The park is located at 217 3rd Avenue East near Big Ole Central Park.
The Douglas Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are announcing a RIM-WRP partnership sign-up that began April 20 and runs through June 5, 2009.
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