News and Events
(unless otherwise noted, all events are held at the Southern Research and Outreach Center in Waseca)
- Tuesday, June 18 - Agronomy Field Tour (Waseca)
SROC is hiring a farm animal attendant to work in calf the research program, work with calves, feeding & record keeping. To view the position description and apply visit: employment.umn.edu/applications and search for Job ID: 329001
With questions about the position, contact David Ziegler at (507) 837-5645.
The 2018 Corn Grain Field Crop Trials Results are available now.
- View the pdf of the 2018 Corn Grain Field Crop Trials here.
- View the pdf of the 2018 Corn Silage Field Crop Trials results here.
The Minnesota Corn Evaluation Program is conducted by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station to provide unbiased information for use by corn growers when they choose which brand of corn to buy and grow. The trials are conducted throughout southern, central and northern Minnesota.
The Minnesota Hybrid Corn Silage Evaluation Program evaluates the silage potential of corn hybrids in Minnesota.
The 2018 corn hybrid testing application/information is now available. Click here to download the spreadsheet/application. Applications should be sent to Wade Ihlenfeld.
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: http://www.keyc.com/story/35763775/farm-forward-utilizing-every-molecule-of-swine-manure.
SROC Scientist Tom Hoverstad was recently featured in the Waseca County News "Portraits of Waseca County. Read the article here: PORTRAITS: Hoverstad enjoys helping local farmers, outdoor work.
SROC Scientist Tom Hoverstad gave a presentation on the record breaking rain events of 2016 at the Waseca City Council's February 7th meeting. Watch the video of his presentation here. Tom's presentation is segment 4b and begins at 21:49.
The cumulative annual precipitation total reached 53.73 inches in Waseca on November 28, 2016. This total brooke the all-time statewide record of 53.51 inches set at St. Fancis, MN in 1991.
KEYC featured the SROC Open House in a recent news story. Read it and watch the video clip here.
SROC research was recently featured in an article on the Waseca County News. Read it here: Research in Waseca seeks ways to decrease nitrogen in runoff