The Horticulture Display Garden at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris has been named as the Best Public Display Garden in Minnesota by viewers of WCCO News.

The West Central Research and Outreach Center held its annual Horticulture Night on Thursday, June 30. The evening included several programs for adults, including “Gardening with Succulents,” “Tree Health in a Changing Climate,”  and “Cold Fruits for Cold Climates.” 

Microbes are, literally, everywhere: In our guts, in soil, in plants, in food, in water, maybe even in outer space. Across the college, CFANS researchers are finding new ways to unearth the magic of microbial science.

Crop rotations beyond strictly corn and soybeans are gaining popularity as producers look at building soil fertility and getting the most out of the ground that they can.  Doug Holen, U of MN Extension Educator, explains at WCROC Summer Field Day.


August 28, 2015

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Soil Temp - 2" Max Soil Temp - 2" Min Soil Temp - 4" Max Soil Temp - 4" Min
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