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Prairie Ridge names Lesmeister CEO
Harvest conditions increase fuel use (with video)
5-year-old shoots 3-year-old in Otter Tail County
MAES students share world knowledge (with video)
Vet finds a place at Veterans Day program
Sports Schedule for Monday, Nov. 20
Vikings shut down Rams’ high-powered attack in key 24-7 win
Sports Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 18
Sports Schedule for Friday, Nov. 17
Basketball: Cougar men drop opener to Cobbers
Martin Bruce Hicks
Robert Belew Holmes
Commentary: 'Honor our Old Glory'
Letter to the editor: Vote yes for children on Nov. 7
Letter to the editor: Support the Morris Area Schools referendum
Ghosts in Stevens County? Editor's column
Stevens County Times Editorial: Abusers count on silence
William Roger Loberg
Abigail Cassandra-Joan Mogler
Khamora Johnay Mary Anderson
Features from the Farm: News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center
Nov. 15 meeting on Farm Rental Agreements in Alexandria
Holloway farmer named American Star Farmer by National FFA
Features from the Farm: UMM students develop application for horticulture gardens
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
New WCROC scientist studies microbes for renewable fuels
MORRIS – When most people think of farming, they imagine fields planted with food crops like corn and soybeans or biofuel crops like canola...
September 20, 2014 - 5:30am
September 6, 2014
WCROC begins work on new Peace and Meditation garden
MORRIS – The West Central Research and Outreach Center’s Horticulture Garden is already starting to look a little different as plans progress...
September 6, 2014 - 5:38am
May 23, 2014
Features from the Farm
The University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) in Morris established an organic dairy herd in 2008, and subsequently began transitioning selected fields from conventional crop production to organic crop production in effort to support the organic dairy...
May 23, 2014 - 5:15pm
May 3, 2014
Horticulture Garden plans pollinator habitat
MORRIS – Across the United States, honey bee colonies have been dying off dramatically, and the effects of colony collapse disorder may have major impacts on the food we eat. “Every third mouthful of food we eat directly or indirectly depends on honey bee pollination,”...
May 3, 2014 - 5:55am
April 26, 2014
Students build a new home for chimney swifts
MORRIS – On Monday, April 21, students and faculty from the University of Minnesota, Morris and staff with the West Central Research and Outreach...
April 26, 2014 - 5:04am
March 25, 2014
2014 Morris Sun Tribune Farm Progress Issue
March 25, 2014 - 2:28pm
February 2, 2014
State offering incentives for solar installations
MORRIS – Minnesotans interested in saving money and saving the planet can look to an incentive program being administered by the Minnesota Department of Commerce that will offer rebates to Minnesota residents and businesses who install solar thermal or solar electric systems. The...
February 2, 2014 - 5:43am
January 22, 2014
'BTN LiveB1G' will spotlight research at WCROC
MINNEAPOLIS — The next installment of the Big Ten Network series, "BTN LiveB1G," will showcase University of Minnesota researchers creating fertilizer from the wind and exploring the future of wearable technology. The episode will debut Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 10:30 p.m. CT, after...
January 22, 2014 - 11:08am
December 24, 2013
Growing Green: 2013 U of MN Top Ten Performing Annuals
I love annuals!
December 24, 2013 - 10:53am
November 1, 2013
Making green milk: WCROC works on a renewable-energy dairy
MORRIS – Renewable energy projects have, historically, focused on the way that humans can reduce their fossil fuel consumption. But Minnesota...
November 1, 2013 - 3:45pm
September 20, 2013
WCROC harvests strawberries in September
MORRIS – On a cool, September Monday morning, volunteers at the West Central Research and Outreach Center were out in the garden picking strawberries. After...
September 20, 2013 - 4:12pm
August 30, 2013
Dinner in the Garden planned for Sept. 5
MORRIS, Minn. -- Spend next Thursday, Sept. 5 out at the West Central Research and Outreach Center's Horticulture Display Garden for this year's Dinner in the Garden. Social hour will begin at 5:30 with dinner seating at 6:30.
August 30, 2013 - 4:29pm
July 22, 2013
Horticulture Night set for July 25
July 22, 2013 - 2:05pm
WCROC Organic Dairy Day planned for Aug. 13
MORRIS, Minn. -- The University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center's Organic Dairy Day will be held Tuesday, Aug. 13 in Morris from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Educational programs will feature Jon Bansen, Oregon Organic Dairy producer; Amending Soils in Organic Dairy...
July 22, 2013 - 1:55pm
July 12, 2013
WCROC celebrates renewable fertilizer pilot plant at dedication
MORRIS – On an appropriately warm and windy summer afternoon, scientists, politicians and supporters gathered at the West Central Research...
July 12, 2013 - 4:57pm