August 10, 2017

Temp High (F) Temp Low (F) Precipitation (in.) Snow (in.)
71 61 0.18
Soil Temp 2" Max Soil Temp 2" Min Soil Temp 4" Max Soil Temp 4" Min
72 66 72 68

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August 16, 2017 Weekly Crop & Weather Update

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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 

FARM EQUIPMENT OPERATOR – FT, Full benefits. Operate a variety of farm equip. General maint of equip, spraying, etc. Experience handling/feeding animals. HS graduate and 3 yrs recent related farm equipment experience. Questions- Jason Stenzel 507-461-6899

LAWN MOWER/GROUNDS – PT. Operate wide area mowers & trimmers. Apply at SROC, Waseca. Questions - Jason Stenzel (507) 461-6899

FARM ANIMAL ATTENDANT – Work in calf research program.  Duties: work with calves including feeding and record keeping.  Some weekend and holiday.  HS graduate and 3 yrs related animal care experience.  Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 75# and operate farm equipment.  FT, Benefits, Pension, Contact David Ziegler, U OF MN, SROC, Waseca (507) 837-5645.

SROC's renewable energy research was recently featured in a KEYC News story titled "Farm Forward: Utilizing Every Molecule of Swine Manure". Read/watch the full news segment here: