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2020 Calendar of Events

2020 Calendar of Events

Menoken Farm Schedule – 2020 Updated on August 19, 2020 January 22 – Hungarian Farmer Group and Green Cover Seed   (Complete) January 28 – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Long Lake Branch   (Complete) February 25 & 26 - Farming for the Bottom Line – Bismarck State...

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Soil Aggregates Found in Great Soil ‘Just Like Christmas’

Soil Aggregates Found in Great Soil ‘Just Like Christmas’

By:  Sue Roesler, Farm & Ranch Guide - Source: http://www.agupdate.com/farmandranchguide/news/crop/soil-aggregates-found-in-great-soil-just-like-christmas/article_90bb81d0-b9fa-11e7-940e-afeb7521e27c.html “I used to think cover crops were important, but now I...

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Soil: The Source of Wealth in Agriculture

Soil: The Source of Wealth in Agriculture

By Jon Stika, AGDAILY.com If you have spent any amount of time around a 3-year-old child, you know that their favorite question is, “Why?” A young child asks this question over and over in order to understand everything in the world around them because everything is...

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The Value of Soil Health

The Value of Soil Health

What is the value of healthy soil? Before a value can be estimated, we need to describe - What is soil health? Soil health is a combination of physical, chemical, and biological properties that impact the function and productivity of the soil with several of these...

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Soil Aggregate Slake Demonstration Talking Points

Soil Aggregate Slake Demonstration Talking Points

Equipment Needed:  Two clear plastic jars at least 32oz; two 1/4” mesh wire screens cut to fit onto top of jars; dried soil peds Encourage participants to complete a Soil Aggregate Slake Demonstration at their own farm, ranch, garden, etc. Comparisons can be completed...

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