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After 34 years of dedicated service to the U of MN WCROC, Jean Spohr retired from her position as Executive Administrative Specialist on Sept 2, 2016.  Jean offered administrative support for extension personnel, and many of our faculty, staff, and students; she will be missed!

Crossbred and/or pure holstein bull calves available for silent auction bid.  Calves were born between March and May 2016, and will be available this fall for purchase.  Silent auction bid forms at http://z.umn.edu/bullcalves

Students from Austrailia visited Morris last week, and had a guided tour of the West Central Research and Outreach Center.

Storms that rolled across Minnesota in early July may have brought the "million dollar rain" area farmers needed to keep this year's growing season on track for a successful harvest this fall.  Farmers were able to get planting on time this spring, and good soil moisture at the start of the growing season helped crops get started, said Curt Reese, a scientist in agronomy and soil science at the West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris.

Weather

September 26, 2016

Temp High (F) Temp Low (F) Precipitation (in.) Growing Degree Days
62 46 .01
Soil Temp - 2" Max Soil Temp - 2" Min Soil Temp - 4" Max Soil Temp - 4" Min
63 51 66 33

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