November 2010 Archives
November 29, 2010
As 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.
November 22, 2010
Even 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.
November 15, 2010
From November through April, winter winds often whip up snowfall to create drifts in Minnesota. These snowdrifts disrupt daily life by blocking roads and creating dangerous driving conditions. They also cause problems on the farm.
November 11, 2010
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.
November 8, 2010
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.
November 1, 2010
Wet 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.