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Ag and Extension

2021Minnesota State Cattleman’s Summer Beef Tour and Trade Show

The Rock-Nobles Cattlemen’s Association will host the 2021 Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association Summer Beef Tour & Trade Show on Tuesday, July 13. Rock and Nobles counties are located in extreme southwest Minnesota along the Buffalo Ridge, the wind corridor of the upper Midwest, with ...

A positive change

One of the biggest positive changes, in my opinion, since COVID started is that we have turned back to some of the simpler things in life one of which is gardening. There are so many of us now making our backyards our own little oasis or our private garden of Eden. It is like an extension of ...

Raising herbs

Herbs can be a fun way to connect gardening with cooking particularly with children. My daughter recently became very interested in herb gardening from seed after her science teacher introduced to her class how to raise herbs from seed. I think at this point it is more a matter of how does this ...

Jumping worms

There has been many questions about jumping worms. If you have seen any videos showing these little devils, well, they are somewhat creepy. These are an invasive species to Minnesota. We do not have them here at this time. For those gardeners who live around the Twin Cities metro area, it is ...

Ag and Extension Briefs

U of M Extension to host Summer Beef Essentials webinar series The University of Minnesota Extension is hosting a webinar series titled: Summer Beef Essentials Webinar Series. Zoom meetings will be on May 13, 17, 20, 24, and 27 from 8-9 p.m. CST. This webinar series will focus on different ...

Ash trees

As spring continues its slow march on, this is a good time to talk about ash trees. Each spring, as a Master Gardener, there is one particular question that I get quite often. “My ash trees are losing their leaves and so could it be Emerald ash borer?” Generally speaking, no. Emerald Ash ...