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6.12.12

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 »

9.20.11

Click here to watch Charlie's presentation nowThis page builds on our Maps and Airphotos page with good sources of information to help you plan the care and management of your Minnesota woodland property.  This content was... Read More »

1.14.11

This article is republished with permission from the January 2011 MassWoods update. Congress recently renewed the enhanced tax deduction for conservation restriction donations through December 31, 2011! This is a... Read More »

12.14.10

Blufflands map (T. Knoot)By Tricia Knoot and Lisa Schulte Moore, Iowa State University.  Schulte Moore is currently a visiting fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment. Oak forests are an... Read More »

8.18.09

Passing along an announcement from the American Society for Agronomy and the Soil Science Society of America.  The new Conservation Stewardship Program will be of interest to many Minnesota family... Read More »

4.22.09

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture just launched a web-based tool to assist farmers and ag professionals regarding conservation programs and practices. Here is the announcement from Barbara Weisman below: The... Read More »

9.16.08

Update: September 2009 Emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive species, threatens to kill Minnesota’s ash trees. In response, Andrew David, a University of Minnesota forest genetics researcher, and Mike Reichenbach,... Read More »

4.29.07

A brief overview of conservation easements in Minnesota, with links to detailed publications and the Minnesota Land... Read More »

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