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Chart of shapes with text in them showing where feed centers, shared transition, shared heifers, shared calves, shared dairy beef and shared dry cows would be interspersed among milk cows.
January 18, 2019

Recently, ten experts wrote in the Journal of Dairy Science about what they believe the changes may be in the next 50 years. Jim Salfer, University of Minnesota Extension dairy educator, takes this academic journal article and breaks it down into what it means in Minnesota. 

red angus cow behind apsen tree
December 13, 2018

Join University of Minnesota Extension Educator and Cattle Producer Eric Mousel, and Forest Ecologist Sawyer Scherer, Blandin Paper Company as they explore the health of the aspen forest, forage and water quality on his family farm. This video features the practice of silvopasture, combining sustainable management of forage, livestock and woodlands.

soybean aphid mummy
October 31, 2018

Marcella Windmuller-Campione, University of Minnesota assistant professor of silviculture, and Bob Koch, University of Minnesota Extension entomologist, explain the connections between soybean aphids and buckthorn. They include insight on beneficial insects, parasitic wasps, soybean mummies, earthworms and even a bird that plays its own role in the web of the aphid problem.

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