The Small Grain Summer Plot Tours provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable. University of Minnesota Extension small grain specialists and educators will present information on: Production agronomics Variety selection Pest identification and management Fungicide use
At this Field Day, we will tour Kaleb Anderson's farm and discuss his experiences growing wide row corn with cover crops, planting soy and alfalfa with cereal rye, and growing/grazing the perennial grain Kernza. This event will emphasize how these practices influence soil and water health and include dinner, time to socialize, and a chance […]
Farmfest is planned every year with one goal in mind: to help you grow your family business. Through educational opportunities, networking with top agribusinesses and experiencing live demonstrations, Farmfest can give you the tools to excel your operation.
Ray Archuleta is a certified professional soil scientist with the Soil Science Society of America and has over 30 years experience as a soil conservationist, water quality specialist, and conservation agronomist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). After his retirement from the NRCS in 2017, Archuleta founded Understanding Ag LLC, and Soil Health […]
MOSES Organic Specialist Rodrigo Cala shares the systems approach he uses on his organic farm, focusing on sheep production with rotational grazing, a perennial system for raising chickens, and much more.
Silvopasture for Livestock & Pollinators Join MOSES for a silvopasture-pollinator field day at Mary Dirty Face Farm, co-hosted with the Xerces Society. A silviculture expert from the Savanna Institute will evaluate recently planted tree strips and talk about species selection, installation, and weed management. Farm host Rachel Henderson and Xerces pollinator specialist Sarah Foltz Jordan […]
The U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Specialty Grains Conference is the premier event connecting international buyers to suppliers of U.S. Soy. This year, we will host the event in a hybrid format, meeting either in person or online. This will be our best event yet, bringing expert speakers and decision-makers together to discuss the […]
The Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science in collaboration with the Arlington Ag Research Station are planning to hold the annual Agronomy/Soils Field Day on August 25, 2021. There will be numerous changes to event logistics to meet public health guidance related to COVID-19.
Often referred to as the “Great Minnesota Get-Together,” the annual Minnesota State Fair is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region. The fair attracts more than 2 million guests annually. The State Fair’s mission is to educate and involve our guests by providing a world-class showcase that is innovative, entertaining, and fun. […]
The office of the Minnesota Crop Improvement Association will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.