“Our mission is flexible and responds to the needs of farmers and the nation. Energy is a major concern today. Research on sustainable crop residue harvesting will help farmers maintain the soil resources to indefinitely meet the demands for food, feed, fiber, and now—fuel.”
—Abdullah Jaradat, research leader, USDA-ARS North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory
The University of Minnesota, Morris will host its annual Pride of the Prairie Farmers Market and Fall Feast on Tuesday, September 18. Held in conjunction with Morris's 2012 Homecoming festivities, the events feature locally produced foods and are open to the public.