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Meeting Tuesday will provide advice about storm-damaged crops

WILLMAR -- Help is available for area farmers who suffered crop loss from hail and wind in storms earlier this week. A free, public meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Damhof Dairy Farm near Willmar where crop specialists from the Univ...

WILLMAR -- Help is available for area farmers who suffered crop loss from hail and wind in storms earlier this week.

A free, public meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Damhof Dairy Farm near Willmar where crop specialists from the University of Minnesota Extension service will provide research and options for action.

University of Minnesota Extension Soybean Specialist Seth Naeve will provide research data regarding soybean recovery and the planting of soybeans in July following hail.  

Extension Educator Dave Nicolai will discuss how to assess hail and wind damage to corn and the potential for recovery.

Liz Stahl, a University of Minnesota Extension Educator will present information about alternative crops, weed control and the use of cover crops.

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The meeting will be held at the Damhof Dairy Farm, located seven miles south of Willmar on U.S. Highway 71, or 3.5 miles north of the junction of U.S. Highway 71 and state Highway 7.

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