July 14, 2020

Temp High (F) Temp Low (F) Precipitation (in.) Snow (in.)
83 69 T
Soil Temp 2" Max Soil Temp 2" Min Soil Temp 4" Max Soil Temp 4" Min
87 69 83 71


The UMN Southern Research & Outreach Center held a Virtual Agronomy Field Tour on Wednesday, July 1. View the field tour recording. 

Research topics covered at the Virtual Agronomy Tour include: 

  • Combining 4R Nutrient Management and Ecological Intensification to Advance Corn Production
  • Sulfur fertilization of corn in Southern MN: Sulfur source and time of application interactions

  • Corn and soybean weed control: A look at 2020 research plots

  • Cover Crop Research - a review of results to date

SWINE UNIT MANAGER (Research Professional 4 Supervisor) - Duties include: Daily supervision and management of swine units (sow, wean to finish, nursery, isolation, metabolic unit) and employees. Manage budget and inventory, maintain records for swine herd, manage electronic feed and estrus stations, and market livestock. Responsible for working with researchers and following protocols as written. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of experience or advanced degree with 3 years of experience. Contact Jason Stenzel at (507) 837-5630 with questions.

FARM ANIMAL ATTENDANT - Work in swine research program. Duties include: work with pigs including feeding and record keeping. Some weekend and holiday work is required. Qualifications: High school graduate and 3 yrs related animal care experience. Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 75 pounds and operate farm equipment. Contact Jason Stenzel at (507) 837-5630 with questions.