• Paula Mohr

    End of An [Equipment] Era

    Northstar Notes

     by Paula Mohr
     on December 30, 2013

    As hokey as this sounds, I have feelings for machinery. Maybe some farmers can relate. You've got this favorite, dependable, sentimentally-valued tractor or implement in your machinery shed. It's not efficient or fast anymore at all. Yet, you hang onto it because you share some history. It has been there for you through the seasons. It's been reliable. It's your go-to bud and you feel secure in how it operates. When it needs repairs, they are basic. Tweaks are done with what…

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  • Paula Mohr

    A Guiding Voice For Extension

    Northstar Notes

     by Paula Mohr
     on December 10, 2013

    If you have wondered about the workings of the University of Minnesota Extension, now is a good time to consider gaining an inside edge and helping shape Extension's future. Nominations are currently open for positions on Extension's statewide Citizen's Advisory Committee. The CAC meets twice yearly, during State Fair week and in mid-winter. After the State Fair meeting, committee members have the option of attending the fair in the evening and watching the current 4-H Arts show…

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