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agroforestry_diomy3Agroforestry is a land management approach that provides opportunities to combine productivity and profitability with environmental stewardship, resulting in healthy and sustainable forestry and agricultural systems. To be offered on... Read More »
agroforestry_diomyAgroforestry, the practice of integrating trees, crops/or livestock together as an intensive management unit, is considered as a catalyst for on-farm conservation and diversification. On behalf of the Association for... Read More »
diomy zamoraThe University of Minnesota Extension will offer 7 web-based seminars, or “webinars” on bioenergy, in 2013.  While they do require access to an internet connection, webinars offer the convenience of... Read More »
Expiring CRP acres fact sheet screencaptureOver 292,000 acres of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) land in Minnesota will be expiring from this USDA program on September 30, 2012. Conservationists are concerned that many of these CRP... Read More »
bioenergy 2013 screenshot VonGrovenMore information about the University of Minnesota Extension’s 2013 Bioenergy webinar series. Recordings: Wood Markets, and Past, Present and Future Processing Plants: An outlook of Woody Biomass Industry in Minnesota Presenter:... Read More »
anna-dirkswagerThe University of Minnesota Extension will offer 7 web-based seminars, or “webinars” on woody biomass, in fall 2011.  While they do require access to an internet connection, webinars offer the... Read More »
Click to download the winter habitat for pheasants factsheet (PDF)Establishing good winter habitat for pheasants is often neglected until there is a devastating winter blizzard or ice storm, when it is too late to help the pheasant population.  When spring... Read More »
rectrailsUpdate:  The 2011 UMN Extension Woodland Webinar series is now over.  Complete recordings of all of this year’s presentations are linked below.  This year’s series was a big success, with... Read More »
biomass-staffpaper-figureThe growing interest and investment in forest biomass for energy production in Minnesota has created the need for accurate estimates of supply. This study, conducted by researchers at the Department... Read More »
biobaler image doubleIn March 2010 there will be two demonstrations of biobaler biomass harvesting equipment: March 12, 2010 from 10am-2pm northeast of Floodwood: Sponsored by  Laurentian Resource Conservation & Development.  Click to... Read More »
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