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  • U of M research could make cover crops a money maker
    The Forever Green Initiative is breeding pennycress to serve double-duty as both a winter cover and an oilseed cash crop.
  • Alfalfa Harvest Alert
    Carver County Extension's alfalfa monitoring program reports that 2 of its 3 sites have reached the bud stage, as of May 18th, and all 3 sites are above 20" tall. Read on for more info about planning the first alfalfa harvest of the season.
  • Elevation maps available online
    Free topographical (elevation) maps of Minnesota are now available online from the DNR. These maps can be useful if you are trying to predict where erosion will happen, design conservation structures, or do other landscaping work.

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U of M Extension
Dakota County

Suite 101
4100 220th St W
Farmington MN 55024-9539
(651) 480-7700 (phone)
(651) 480-7794 (fax)

Dakota County Extension Committee

  • Theresa Bachmeier
  • Amber Cameron
  • Thomas Craft
  • Kelly Harder
  • Carolyn Harstad
  • Tom Novak
  • Delores Pemble
  • Marlin Pierson
  • Brandt Richardson
  • Thomas Smith
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