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From The Ground Up

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Catalogs are filling up our mailboxes, both hard copy and virtual! Garden centers have stocked up. Time to get your seeds ordered for the 2022 growing season. Seeds have been in short supply for the past two years due to reduced staffing,...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Pink moth orchid (Phalaenopsis)   People love houseplants. They bring live greenery into homes, offices and classrooms. Plants add color, sometimes fragrance and connect us to nature. Some are said to improve air quality. There is even a...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Setting up a compost system is a great way to convert your food and landscape scraps into valuable organic matter for your garden. Since summer tends to become busy, winter is a great time to design a compost system that meets your space,...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Jennifer Knutson, U of M Extension Master Gardener volunteer   A University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener shares thoughts on edible landscapes, pollinators and volunteering. Jennifer Knutson has more to do this winter than drool...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   As many of us are nestled inside next to the fire and starting to think about spring, loggers are hard at work across Minnesota’s forests. Just like the month of April is the busy season for tax professionals, winter is the “tax season”...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   For the past two years, we've been working with farmers at Clover Bee Farm, Shepherd Moon Farm, and Big River Farms to test the viability of non-chemical methods for managing Colorado Potato Beetles. Various strategies are mentioned in...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Food safety is a critical part of all produce farm operations, and recent outbreaks in Listeria monocytogenes in bagged salad greens from Dole and Fresh Express continue to make headlines, and continue to send consumers to the hospital....
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   The Food Group of Minnesota- Big River Farms is hosting the Risk Management Agency (RMA) and the Minnesota Farm Service Agency (FSA), to provide information about insurance and disaster programs for vegetable, fruit and other special crop...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   The results from our 2021 broccoli trial are finally here! We hope they can be useful to you as you choose varieties for the year to come.       We conducted a replicated trial, inoculated with black rot, at the Southern Resarch and...
(MS) - Customize your outdoor living space and enhance your home's curb appeal with a new landscaping plan, colorful door treatments, more furniture, or a fresh coat of paint for outdoor structures. Woodcraft can help you with tools, supplies and how-to resources to create an appealing and...

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