County Agriculture Educator in Rice County
- Northern States Beef ConferenceThe Northern States Beef Conference will be held on January 5-6, 2015 at Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel in Morton, MN. Early registration deadline is December 18th, 2014. Click here for more detail about hotel reservation, registration and conference proceedings.
- Crop Farm Bill MeetingsThe University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency will be hosting crop farm bill educational seminars at over 72 locations across the state of Minnesota from early December through January. These seminars are provided for farmers to get a better understanding of the crop commodity program provisions in the 2014 Farm Bill. These are free educational seminars with no registration required.
- Tri-County Winter Dairy SeriesThe Dairy Profitability Enhancement Program (DPEP) and University of Minnesota Extension are collaborating this winter to bring dairy producers together each month for a mid-day program. Contemporary dairy production issues and current research will frame the topics of the five-part series. The program is free of charge, and a light lunch will be provided.
- Three Land Rent Meetings to be held by UM Extension in Rice and Steele CountiesThree land rent meeting will be held in Rice and Steele County by UM Extension. Landlords, Farmers, Agri-Business Managers & Ag Professional should make plans to attend these informational land rent meetings.
- Rice County Agriculture FactsCrops and Livestock Ag Facts
- 2014 Iowa State University Custom Rate sheetFarmers often hire or offer custom machine work to help with tilling, baling, spreading manure, etc. This document, prepared by William Edwards from Iowa State Extension, outlines survey results of average custom rates from 2014.