DL News Staff
The increase of ethanol production in Minnesota and the Dakotas has led to greater supplies of dry milling distillers products. This boom has brought some opportunities for cattlemen, but opportunities bring on the challenge of ensuring that these distiller's products are fed in a manner consistent with proper nutrition and management practices. Producers interested in utilizing distillers' grains in beef cattle diets must understand and manage fluctuations in nutrient content of distillers' grains, issues of storage and handling, and diet formulation. The energy value of wet and dry dis
The University of Minnesota and North Dakota State University are offering a horse owner education program in Fergus Falls on Saturday, March 18. The program will be held at the Red Horse Ranch Arena, 22671 County Highway 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The program offers topics and speakers identified specifically for horse owners in western Minnesota and eastern North Dakota by a committee of local horse experts and enthusiasts. Speakers for these programs include UM and NDSU faculty and staff as well as local veterinarians and equine professionals.
The University of Minnesota has appointed Beverly Durgan, current dean and director of the University of Minnesota Extension Service, to also serve as the director of the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station. "Having one person serve as the director for both the Extension Service and the Experiment Station ensures that the research and outreach of these university organizations is aligned and continues to be connected with the needs of Minnesota communities," explained Robert Jones, senior vice president for system administration. Before being appointed dean and director of Extension
WEAVER -- a boy, Michael Gene Jr.; born January 31, 2006, weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz. to Constance DeGroat.
BUECHNER -- a girl, Melissa Rose; born January 31, 2006, weighing 5 lbs. 7 oz. to April Buechner.
PETERSON -- a boy, Talan Chad; born January 24, 2006, weighing 4 lbs. 8oz. to Wendy and Chad Peterson.
KOTASKA -- a boy, Adrian Scott; born January 24, 2006, weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. to Cheryl and Scott Kotaska.
Teiken is a semifinalist Lake Park-Audubon business education instructor Terry Teiken has been announced as a semifinalist for the Minnesota Teacher of the Year award for 2006. Teiken is among 27 semifinalists selected by a panel of 22 community leaders, who made their selections from a field of 119 candidates from across the state.
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