Negotiating a fair rental agreement that satisfies the land owner and the farmer is a challenge. Join us for one of these workshops for information and tips on determining a fair farm land rental rate for both parties!
Eighty families from throughout Minnesota are being honored as 2015 Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota. Continue reading to find out who was voted as McLeod County's 2015 Farm Family of the Year.
The University of Minnesota Extension has a broad range of informational resources available to the public. Many of these resources are readily available to the public 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
Wild parsnips (Pastinaca sativa) is a weed to watch and control in Meeker and McLeod Counties. Plants are primarily found along the edges of fields, ditches, and areas that are not in crop production. There can be concerns if hay is made with these plants due to their toxicity when ingested.
For farmers that are in need of help there are resources available. These resources are mostly organizations with professionals that assist farmers when the need arises. Often some of the organizations also can be helpful to help strengthen the financial position of the farm family through the situation.