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Ag and Extension

Register now for Strategic Farming: Field Notes

Registration is open for the Strategic Farming: Field Notes program. The Field Notes program is designed for farmers and agricultural professionals as a weekly webinar program addressing all your crop-related questions in real-time in an interactive, discussion-based format. The Field notes ...

USDA offers CLEAR30 option for agricultural producers to enrolll Land

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the signup period for its Clean Lakes, Estuaries, And Rivers initiative (CLEAR30) — a nationwide opportunity for certain landowners and agricultural producers currently implementing water quality practices through the Conservation Reserve ...

Water quality and plants

Water quality affects many different things in our world and this includes plants. In particular, houseplants can suffer from poor water quality or from substances added into the water that we are using to provide a drink for those houseplants. There are some houseplants that are not affected ...

If your trees have EAB

As we slowly creep our way into spring, I have been fielding quite a few questions from area residents about Emerald Ash Borer. As many of you probably know, Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is now in Redwood County and so it is time that this summer we should be looking for this pest in our ash ...

Ag Briefs

USDA extends deadline for Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program  Hog producers who sold hogs through a spot market sale during the COVID-19 pandemic now have until April 15 to submit their applications for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program (SMHPP). ...

USDA announces Conservation Reserve Program sign-ups for 2022  

Agricultural producers and landowners can sign up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), a cornerstone conservation program offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and a key tool in the Biden-Harris Administration effort to address climate change ...