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Cover crops are good option for forage and late-season grazing

Cover crops are good option for forage and late-season grazing

While cover crops are often associated with soil health and redistributing fertilizer into the soil, they are also a good option for producers when it comes to forage and late-season grazing.

April 04, 2015 3:00 pm(0)
Testing your hay? When to test hay and what to look for

Testing your hay? When to test hay and what to look for

Producers often wonder when they should test their hay for quality and what is important to look for after having a forage analysis done on their hay.

April 03, 2015 5:00 pm Photos

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Ways to trim hay storage and feeding losses

Ways to trim hay storage and feeding losses

STREETER, N.D. – A substantial amount of the hay harvested can be lost each year due to storage losses and waste in the feeding process, according to Dan Undersander, a forage agronomist at the University of Wisconsin.

April 01, 2015 4:30 pm(0)

Look for signs of winter injury in alfalfa this spring

MORRIS, Minn. – With the arrival of spring, alfalfa producers will be out checking their alfalfa stands.

March 31, 2015 2:53 pm(0)
MSU-Northern top college in nation for diesel technology

MSU-Northern top college in nation for diesel technology

A career in diesel technology opens doors to many types of high-paying jobs from working at ag dealerships like John Deere or Case-IH to returning to the farm and being able to operate and maintain all the latest farm machines to working with diesel engines at major corporations like General…

March 20, 2015 11:45 am(0)
Minnesota Ag Center of Excellence-North announced

Minnesota Ag Center of Excellence-North announced

For students and non-traditional students interested in ag careers, a new resource is available through the Minnesota Ag Center of Excellence-North, named “AgCentric.”

March 20, 2015 8:30 am(0)
First African-American female astronaut promotes science exploration

First African-American female astronaut promotes science exploration

PHOENIX – Science has always brought exciting things to Dr. Mae Carol Jemison.

March 19, 2015 5:45 pm(0)

Career as geneticist can be beneficial to both personal, professional life

For those with an interest of the “building blocks” that make up the agriculture industry, a career as a geneticist could be worth pursuing. Terms like “artificial insemination” and “plant varieties” are discussed quite often when it comes to cattle and crop producers, and on every farm is t…

March 19, 2015 10:15 am(0)
FARRMS internship program offers chance to learn about sustainable ag

FARRMS internship program offers chance to learn about sustainable ag

MEDINA, N.D. – Thinking about a career in sustainable farming or ranching, but want to learn more about the industry? Then the FARMMS internship program is just what you are looking for.

March 19, 2015 7:45 am(0)
Grain air tubes save grain from ‘bugs’ without using power

Grain air tubes save grain from ‘bugs’ without using power

When producers run out of aeration bins, are using temporary storage, or have no access to power where their grain bins are located, they still need to ventilate their grain bins to keep “bugs” out of the grain, according to Allen Juel, owner of Shortline Ag, Inc., in Scobey, Mont.

March 06, 2015 8:30 am(0)
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