The summer months provide an ideal time to showcase a few of our research areas by offering several educational events and activities for all.  

Visiting scholars from VietnamVisiting scholars from Vietnam toured the swine facilities at the West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris, MN as part of a USDA Cochran Fellowship Program.  The group met with Yuzhi Li, and was accompanied by Wayne Martin of U of MN Extension.

The WCROC welcomed Robert Matteri, Director, Midwest Area, United States Department of Agriculture and J.L. Willett, Associate Director, Midwest Area, United States Department of Agriculture.

In a marketplace demanding that food production leave a smaller carbon footprint, the first Midwest Farm Energy Conference is demonstrating practical ways to use renewable energy and reduce energy costs in crop production, swine barns and dairy facilities.


June 30, 2015

Temp High (F) Temp Low (F) Precipitation (in.) Snow (in.)
78 60 0
Soil Temp - 2" Max Soil Temp - 2" Min Soil Temp - 4" Max Soil Temp - 4" Min
79 65 79 63


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