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University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture are beginning a series of free dairy education seminars this month to help farmers make decisions brought about by the 2014 Farm Bill. Dairy producers have until Nov. 28 to enroll in the Dairy Margin Protection Program. Newly created by [...]

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Hundreds of regional dairy producers and vendors congregated at Central High School on Monday, Feb. 18 for the 21st annual Carver County Dairy Expo and Trade Show. The day included a variety of seminars on pertinent topics, a keynote address by Hank Wagner about achieving success and happiness, and provided the opportunity for producers and [...]

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An unparalleled educational opportunity for regional dairy farmers will present itself in Norwood Young America next Monday, Feb. 18 when the 21st annual Carver County Dairy Expo and Trade Show comes to Central High School. Whether local farmers are wondering how to increase profits without raising expenses, how to efficiently sustain a herd during periods [...]

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The University of Minnesota Extension in Carver, Hennepin, McLeod, and Wright counties are collaborating to offer a Soils 101 course on Monday, Feb. 4 at Crow River Coffee in Watertown. This course is an intensive, seven-hour class that provides a hands-on teaching environment for producers who want to learn more about the soils they farm. [...]

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Minnesota farmers will have three options for renewing their pesticide applicator certification. In addition to completing an open book test or an on-line test at www.pat.umn.edu, private applicators who need to recertify can attend a three hour private applicator recertification workshop offered by the University of Minnesota Extension in lieu of taking the test. Recertification [...]

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Do you have the dream of owning acreage in the country? Do you have an existing acreage that is in need of a plan and strategies for the best possible results? The Living on the Land Workshop Series, offered by University of Minnesota Extension, will equip you with the education and resources to be successful. [...]

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