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    Learn about temperature inversions before you spray

    Learn to recognize the conditions in which a temperature inversion may occur to prevent spraying agricultural chemicals during an inversion.

    The plentiful perils of wild parsnip

    Wild parsnip is toxic at all life stages and also when it's cut and dried. The toxic does is unknown, but farmers should practice caution when deciding whether to use ditch hay containing wild parsnip.

    Take control of soil compaction

    Soil compaction can make it difficult for crops to grow, and there are several ways to protect your fields against soil compaction.

    Bug benefits

    Insects play important roles in our agricultural ecosystems.

    Organic Crops Day Materials

    The presentations from the Southern Minnesota Organic Crops Day held in Owatonna, MN.

    Pasture Management

    If you pastures were left as a devastating mud hole last fall, don’t lose all hope yet; there’s still time to get them back in time for summer.

    The Bee Attitude

    Bees aren’t only our friends in agriculture, they are our partners, and it’s our job to help protect them.

    2017 Land Rent

    Figuring out a price to rent your land at can be hard, but let UMN Extension help you!
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