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County Agriculture Educator in Wright County

    New Extension Educator in Wright County!
    The new Extension Educator, Adam Austing, has written a short write-up to introduce himself to Wright county.
    Disaster preparation and recovery
    Are you prepared?
    Prepare for flooding in rural areas
    With the snow melting, be prepared.
    2019 Wright County Farm Family of the Year Nominations
    Wright County seeks 2019 Farm Family of the Year Nominations
    Farm Resource Guide Available
    The Farm Resource Guide for 2018 is now available upon request at many University of Minnesota Extension County offices across the state. This resource guide includes a variety of useful farm business management information.
    MN Land Rental Rates
    This publication provides a historical perspective on rental rates paid by a group of Minnesota farmers and trends in those rental rates over the past five years. This information is meant as a guide and starting point. The information and data is not meant to establish, determine, set, fix, or even hint at what actual rents should be. It is simply a reporting of historical land rental rates in Minnesota.
    FINBIN Report on MN Farm Finances
    The 2,306 Minnesota farms included in the FINBIN database represent a broad cross-section of Minnesota production agriculture. While there is no “typical” Minnesota farm, these farms include a large enough sample to provide a good barometer of commercial farming in Minnesota. FINBIN data is provided by farms that participate in Minnesota State Farm Business Management Education programs and the Southwestern Minnesota Farm Business Management Association. These farms represent about 3 percent of the farms in the state and 14% of commercial farms with sales of over $250,000.
    Farmbytes – Bite Size info for MN Small Farms
    Farmbytes are a new online feature from the UMN Extension Small Farms Team. The main component of each Farmbyte is video. Some videos are instructional, others are interviews with experts.
    Fruit and Vegetable Growers - Sample Your Soil Like a Pro
    Learn why you should sample, and how to do it.
    How Profitable are Small Vegetable Farms?
    Operating a profitable small farm is challenging. Take a look at this new Farmbyte, to learn about the findings of a study on small farm profitability in MN.

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