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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. 

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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

SROC Scientist Tom Hoverstad was recently featured on a KEYC story about the wet fall and warm temperatures this winter and how they'll impact the upcoming planting season. Click here to view the story.

Select University of Minnesota 2015 trial results are now available on Minnesota Crop News:

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