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SDSU Extension hosting soil forums next month

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS (AP) — SDSU Extension regional centers in Sioux Falls and Watertown will host soil health educational forums next month.

The “SD’s Soil Health Challenge: Don’t Get Left in The Dust” events will feature information on soil organic matte…continue reading on

‘Soil Guy’ to be at fairgrounds

November 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

A soil health information day will be held Dec. 11 at the Davison County Fairgrounds Complex in Mitchell.
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County commission, contested SWCD races for west central Minn. counties

November 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The following are unofficial election results for contested races only for county board posts in the region. Continue Reading

West Central Minn. remains in flash flood watch, warning issued for Crow River areas

June 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR A flash flood watch remains in effect for much of central and southern Minnesota, including Alexandria, St. Cloud, Willmar, Hutchinson and the Twin Cities metro area. Continue Reading

National experts to address water concerns June 24 in Mankato, Minn.

June 10, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MANKATO The Minnesota Ag Water Resources Coalition will host a seminar on sediment transport and the role of agricultural drainage from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 24 at the Country Inn and Suites in Mankato.
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In farm country, water quantity and quality inextricably linked

April 16, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Water, water everywhere in Renville County Continue Reading

Shell Oil asks city if it can test soils at park

March 17, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Shell Oil has asked the Alexandria City Council if it can search for petroleum hydrocarbons that may have leaked from an old bulk plant on the site that’s now Martin’s Hope Park.
The park is located at 217 3rd Avenue East near Big Ole Central Park. Continue Reading

Respect for the range, family recognized for conservation practices

October 23, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

The Bang family has worked for years balancing natural resources with keeping their 10,000-acre ranch near Killdeer productive. Recently, their work was recognized. Continue Reading

Targeted conservation efforts help clean up state’s namesake waterway

July 30, 2010 in West Central Tribune

OLIVIA A couple of years ago, a group of paddlers made their way down the Minnesota River as the creeks and tributaries churned and gushed with chocolate-colored waters heavy with the soil washed from upstream fields by a spring rain.
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