There are lots of ways to raise pigs and with proper management, nearly all of them can be productive and profitable. Because several packers have resolved to move away from individual gestation stalls, some producers are building new facilities with group housing for sows.

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.


October 5, 2015

Temp High (F) Temp Low (F) Precipitation (in.) Snow (in.)
62 40 0
Soil Temp - 2" Max Soil Temp - 2" Min Soil Temp - 4" Max Soil Temp - 4" Min
59 48 56 38