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November 2010 Archives

11-30-2010-video-small.jpgUniversity of Minnesota Extension water resource management experts are researching how shoreland plants will be affected by the fluctuating water levels, periodic flooding and drought that climate change is expected to bring.

Taxes.jpgAs 2010 quickly comes to a close, many farm managers have been asking what tax law changes might impact them as they plan for meetings with income tax professionals.

debt-relief.jpgEven though farm prices rebounded during 2010, the lingering effects of low livestock prices, high feed costs and a lagging economy are evident in the University of Minnesota Extension Farmer-Lender Mediation Program's annual report.

Orchard owners and home gardeners looking for the best answers to their questions about apple trees soon will have free, easy access to all the information they need, thanks to a land-grant university project funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


With the holidays fast approaching, especially Thanksgiving, all things turkey become top of mind. As a University of Minnesota Extension poultry specialist, I am often called upon to answer questions during the holiday season.

Auger.jpgWet soil conditions in certain areas of Minnesota may create a harvest rush, which can lead to increased grain-bin drownings--when a person is pulled under the grain's surface in a matter of seconds and risks suffocation.

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