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  • Preconditioning calves - is it right for you?

    Preconditioning beef calves provides benefits to both the buyer and seller.
  • Taking advantage of fall grazing

    Mild weather has allowed more time for beef cattle to graze pastures and crop residue.
  • Farmland Rental Rates/Agreements Workshop in Slayton on December 1

    What is a fair farmland rental agreement? University of Minnesota Extension workshops will assist landowners and farmers in determining a contract that's fair to both.
  • Preparing Your Yard and Garden for Winter

    Start now to prepare your lawn and garden for next spring.
  • Watch for pinkeye in pastured cows

    What causes pinkeye in cows and what can you do to prevent it? Extension Educator Melissa Runck offers the following information.
  • HPAI - Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Information

    There have been several introductions of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in poultry in Minnesota and other Midwestern states. A hotline number (888-702-9963) is now available for poultry producers and members of the public who have general questions about avian influenza and biosecurity measures they can take to protect their birds. If you become aware of a sudden onset of sickness or high mortality in any kind or type of poultry flock (commercial or backyard) please call the Minnesota Board of Animal Health at 320 214 6700 (Ext 3804) or toll-free at 866-536-7593. Many resources are available - click on this article for additional informational links.
  • Manure and its value

    Livestock manure is a great source of plant nutrients and definitely has value as a fertilizer.
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