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Bits and Pieces: What was life like 100 years ago?
Farmers to head to harvest
Features from the Farm: Fly control for grazing and organic dairies
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
June 30, 2015
Survey says college debt a big problem for young farmers
A survey of 700 young farmers nationwide finds unpaid student loans are a major obstacle for them. The survey was conducted by the Hudson, N.Y.-based National Young Farmers Coalition, which works to help young farmers get started and succeed. The organization is a major booster...
June 30, 2015 - 10:06am
June 15, 2015
ARC and PLC enrollment period open through Sept. 30
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that eligible producers may now formally enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2014 and 2015. The enrollment period begins June 17, 2015, and will end Sept. 30, 2015. The new...
June 15, 2015 - 4:43pm
June 14, 2015
Birds, bees and bucks: Intercropped winter oilseeds could benefit environment, profits
MORRIS — Scientists in west-central Minnesota are studying whether winter oilseeds could be intercropped with soybeans and other crops...
June 14, 2015 - 5:51am
May 27, 2015
Farmers analyze just-released water rule: Does it go too far?
ST. PAUL – Farmers who worry that the federal government wants to regulate mud puddles on their land are examining a 297-page rule the Obama administration released Wednesday. The new water quality rule was not well received in farm country, but agriculture groups' attorneys...
May 27, 2015 - 5:01pm
May 6, 2015
Farmers wanted for windbreak and crop yield study
ST. PAUL – Researchers are looking for farmers who are interested in participating in a study of how windbreaks affect crop yields. Recent...
May 6, 2015 - 5:12am
April 27, 2015
Features from the Farm: Extremophilic microalgae can be used for biofuel production
MORRIS - Nestled between Idaho, Montana and Wyoming is one of the last, nearly intact, ecosystems on earth which a myriad of wildlife call home....
April 27, 2015 - 11:45am
March 30, 2015
USDA extends ARC and PLC deadlines to April 7
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has provided farm owners and producers one additional week, until April 7, 2015, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill. The final day to update yield...
March 30, 2015 - 11:13am
March 20, 2015
Farm Progress edition 2015
March 20, 2015 - 1:16am
March 16, 2015
As farm bill crops deadline nears, consider varying factors
Farmers and landowners have until the end of March 31to make their choices under the 2014 Farm Bill. These choices need thoughtful consideration because they will last for five years (through the 2018 crop) and because there are no obvious answers and no magical lines in prices that...
March 16, 2015 - 4:40pm
March 2, 2015
USDA provides one-time extension of deadline to update base acres or yield history for ARC/PLC programs
WASHINGTON, DC — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that a one-time extension will be provided to producers for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The final day to update...
March 2, 2015 - 9:30am
February 24, 2015
Morris Area FFA 2015
February 24, 2015 - 12:04pm
February 11, 2015
State Fair and Farm Bureau Federation accepting Century Farm applications
ST. PAUL – Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more may apply for the 2015 Century Farms Program. Produced by the Minnesota State Fair in conjunction with the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Century Farms Program was created to promote agriculture...
February 11, 2015 - 3:30pm
February 8, 2015
Farmer tax fix may not bring immediate changes
ST. PAUL – Minnesota farmers think part of their property tax bills is unfair, but they probably should not get up their hopes that things will change immediately. Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, and Sen. Lyle Koenen, D-Clara City, offered bills Thursday that would keep farmland...
February 8, 2015 - 5:05am
January 23, 2015
Features from the Farm 012415
News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Steve Poppe Horticultural Scientist Esther Jordan Communications Specialist Planning for your vegetable garden January and February are the perfect months to begin planning for your upcoming vegetable garden. We...
January 23, 2015 - 4:00pm
January 2, 2015
Features from the Farm 010315
News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Out-Wintering of the WCROC dairy herd Research done over the last two years at the West Central Resarch and Outreach Center looked at the effect of “out-wintering” on organic dairy cows. The current study will...
January 2, 2015 - 3:54pm