RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this weeks Rural Reflections Radio program, Soil, meet water... Posted on 1/31/14 at 5:32 AM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT And we know how farmers feel about surveys
There are only a few things in life that I know with absolute certainty. One is that farmers regard filling out surveys as tedious, burdensome and a general waste of time.
Nonetheless, I'll venture t... Posted on 1/16/14 at 9:38 AM
Conservationists say livestock grazing poses a threat to a wide variety of fish and other wildlife across more than three-fourths of their dwindling habitats on federal land in the West.
Using satellite mapping and federal records, WildEarth Guardians began a study last year matching wildlife habitat and U.S. grazing allotments across more than 260 million acres of federal land in the West.
MARSHALL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has prepared an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for a proposed swine facility expansion about two miles southwest of Lake Sarah in Section 29 of Lake Sarah Township, Murray County.
ST. PAUL — Many things affect the impact of agriculture on soil and water quality in Minnesota. Annual rowcrops like corn and soybeans don’t protect the soil from direct raindrop impact until the leaf canopy closes, which is usually mid- to late June.
JODI DEJONG-HUGHES, U OF M EXTENSION
, June 03, 2008
Possibly going to vote as early as today, the farm bill has its supporters, but there are others with concerns regarding the legislation.
Among the concerned are officials from the North Dakota Game and Fish Department.
Ag producers in southwestern North Dakota have two weeks left to signup for the Natural Resource Conservation Service’s Conservation Security Program.
The initial signup began on April 16 and has been slow. But because of recent rainfall in the region, producers had a little time apply for the program late this week.
The holidays are upon us so it is time to wish each and every one of you the very best during this season and I hope the new year is a prosperous one for you. My fortune cookie last week said it would be profitable so I am looking forward to the new year.
By Larry Zilliox, Extension educator
, December 19, 2007
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