July 24, 2017

Temp High (F) Temp Low (F) Precipitation (in.) Snow (in.)
77 57 T
Soil Temp 2" Max Soil Temp 2" Min Soil Temp 4" Max Soil Temp 4" Min
85 69 82 72

Weekly Crop and Weather Updates

July 19, 2017 Weekly Crop & Weather Update

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A full-time employment opportunity is available at the Southern Research and Outreach Center: Junior Lab Tech - FT Temp, 12 mo min.  Full benefits. Required H.S. grad/GED with some science coursework and lab exp. Preferred: microscope experience; plant pathology, greenhouse management, & soybean production knowledge. Some light to moderate lifting & prolonged standing/sitting may be required. Extract nematodes from soil and count using microscope, set up greenhouse experiments, enter data in Excel 

Click here for a full job description and to apply. If link does not work, apply online at and search Job ID 318498.  With questions, call 507-837-5649  U of M is an EOEE


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