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August 1, 2015
Dr. Jane Johnson (left) and Dr. Sharon Weyers (right) spoke to attendees about soil health during Field Day at the ARS Soils Lab in Morris on Thursday, July 23. In a demonstration, Weyers showed how healthy soil, which is full of biomass and biomaterial, is more structurally sound that unhealthy soil. The container in the center has the healthiest soil, while the others are more prone to erosion from wind and rain. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
Healthy soils, healthy world: ARS Scientists share research at Field Day
August 1, 2015 - 5:13am
July 31, 2015
An overflow crowd of more than 50 farmers, irrigators, well drillers and others attended a town hall meeting at Glenwood State Bank in Alexandria Wednesday morning. Local legislators, Department of Natural Resources representatives and other state officials also participated. (Al Edenloff/Forum News Service)
Farmers speak out against new water rules at meeting with legislators, DNR
July 31, 2015 - 2:48pm
July 26, 2015
This sculpture, which resembles a flame, sits just outside the garden pergola in the Meditation Garden.
Features from the Farm: Horticulture happenings
July 26, 2015 - 5:35am
July 25, 2015
Bruce Peterson: Water quality discussion shouldn't require a scoreboard
July 25, 2015 - 5:28am
July 11, 2015
John Crabtree: Supreme Court preserves health insurance marketplaces
July 11, 2015 - 5:48am
Bev Durgan: 4-H Science of Ag sparks interest in ag-literate careers
July 11, 2015 - 5:47am
July 8, 2015
Cargill to expand agronomy services in Alberta
July 8, 2015 - 4:38pm
June 27, 2015
John Crabtree: What's value added mean anyway?
June 27, 2015 - 5:51am
June 20, 2015
Steve Peterson, director of sourcing and sustainability for General Mills, shared information about the company’s efforts to sustainably source 100 percent of their top 10 ingredients by the year 2020 during a keynote address on Wednesday, June 18. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
General Mills executive: Producing food while preserving planet is the issue of our time
June 20, 2015 - 5:09am
Rachael Meyer: Conservation, crop insurance and tax dollars
June 20, 2015 - 5:03am
June 13, 2015
Morris Area Farmers Market opens in new location on June 18
June 13, 2015 - 5:30am
Blaine Gomer: EPA puts oil industry agenda ahead of American farmers
June 13, 2015 - 5:14am
June 12, 2015
Requirements of proposed buffer strip bill have strict timeline
June 12, 2015 - 3:27pm
May 30, 2015
John Crabtree: USDA farming rule creates new loopholes
May 30, 2015 - 5:25am
May 23, 2015
Linda Meschke: Value of buffers not measured in bushels
May 23, 2015 - 5:26am