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Hot Topics

  • Dairy Workshops to Address Dairy Farm Bill

    Two separate workshops are being offered to help dairy producers understand the dairy portion of the farm bill.
  • Herbicide Resistant Weeds

    Herbicide resistance in weeds is not a new problem. Click here to learn more about herbicide resistant weeds!
  • What UMN Extension has to Offer

    The UMN Extension have many different ways to get connected to a variety of information and educational programming. This article indicates several ways through the Extension website, social media outlets and the county Extension offices to find out what Extension has to offer!
  • Rice County Agriculture Facts

    Crops and Livestock Ag Facts
  • 2014 Iowa State University Custom Rate sheet

    Farmers 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.
  • Importance of Equipment Safety

    Every year, we hear stories of farm incidents that results severe or fatal injury of the people involved. The majority of these incidents happen due to a judgement error by the operator. This article provides several suggestions for ways to stay safe around equipment this planting season.
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