OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Exploding Manure, Insidious Weeds and a Geek in Power
Here are a few things you might find to be of general interest:
Microbes may be causing explosions in manure pits in hog farms. Yikes!
Apparently, Monsanto was really surprised that Roundup-resistant... Posted on 3/27/12 at 5:05 PM
REPRINT 1985: Aerial Corn Spraying, Wells
Here are two ads from 1985's Daily Globe, one for Clauson Well Company of Hadley and one from Jim Arnt, who did aerial corn spraying.... Posted on 8/17/10 at 1:00 PM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Milkweed, milk vetch and the milk we drink
I took my nephew Blake for a 4-wheeler ride through the cattle pasture last Sunday afternoon when I parked in front of a few sprigs of milk vetch blooming along the barbed-wire fence.
A year ago, I wo... Posted on 8/6/10 at 4:44 AM
ALEXANDRIA - Buckthorn, a small, shrubby tree, is a nonnative species that has become a big problem in Minnesota’s woodlands and wetlands. In 1999, buckthorn was identified as a restricted noxious weed. This means that its sale, transportation or movement is prohibited statewide by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Robin Trott, Extension Educator, Alexandria Echo Press
, November 18, 2009
DETROIT LAKES - Thinking 20 volunteers would be a success, organizers were more than pleased when 50 volunteers showed up Friday, Sept. 19, to help remove flowering rush along the Detroit Lakes city beach area.
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