Approaching a retail case at your local grocery store can be mesmerizing! Some cases have built in background reflection mirrors, LED lighting and can be filled with many products and packaging styles. Regardless of the scenery, meat can be labeled with attributes such as local, dry aged, and natural, for example.
Extension news and highlights
The stress rippling through ag might start on the farm but it doesn’t end there. That’s why the Minnesota Department of Agriculture hosted “Navigating Conflict and Tough Conversations” this summer, drawing upon the expertise of Extension educator Denise Stromme.
Jessica Olson has a particular fondness for the succulent flower. She has grown them for the past six years, and has a talent for using them in arrangements to enter for judging at her local county fair. She recently said that she loves how succulents are not the typical flower you see in Minnesota, but just as beautiful as our local plant varieties.
It’s not every day that you can sit in on a meeting with some of the top agricultural researchers in Minnesota. But that’s exactly what farmers can do when they tune in to the latest episode of University of Minnesota Extension’s Nutrient Management Podcast.