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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
March 25, 2014
Ag Secretary announces increased opportunity for producers as part of new Farm Bill
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced increased opportunity for producers as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill. A fact sheet outlining modifications to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Farm Loan Programs is available here. “Our...
March 25, 2014 - 1:44pm
March 20, 2014
Stevens Soil & Water Conservation District 2013 Annual Review
The Stevens SWCD's annual review for 2013.
March 20, 2014 - 8:48am
Managing snowmelt on farmsteads
A few actions now can help prevent springtime snowmelt problems on farmsteads with big snow piles and drifts. Reported frost depths range from 8 to 45 inches across Minnesota. With the coming warmer weather, farmers should consider where the snowmelt will go and how it could impact...
March 20, 2014 - 6:06am
March 19, 2014
FFA Week 2014 -- Morris FFA
A salute to the Morris Area FFA during National FFA Week 2014
March 19, 2014 - 5:20pm
March 8, 2014
Program seeks to improve honeybee health
MORRIS – This month, the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced it will provide almost $3 million in technical and financial...
March 8, 2014 - 5:36am
February 12, 2014
Farm Bill: Initial assessment on commodity programs
The "Agricultural Act of 2014," commonly called the farm bill, changes many programs and rules for farmers. Farmers need to make a crucial one-time, irrevocable election under the crop commodity programs. Farmers also have an opportunity to update their base acres and their base yields....
February 12, 2014 - 4:25pm
January 31, 2014
Pricing 2014 Soybeans: is it time to get aggressive?
Soybean plantings will likely increase by two million acres or more in 2014, indicating reason to be nervous about new crop soybean prices in the months ahead.It's reasonable to assume a large increase in soybean acres this year. That's because November 2014 new crop soybean prices...
January 31, 2014 - 8:51am
January 20, 2014
Peterson: dairy program can be worked out
WASHINGTON — House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said Jan. 16 he thinks a dairy program that he can accept is being worked out and that it will pave the way for House leadership to bring the farm bill to the floor the week of Jan. 27 and be finished...
January 20, 2014 - 12:16pm
January 14, 2014
Eric and Jenny Zeltwanger recognized in rural leadership program
CROOKSTON – Eric and Jenny Zeltwanger of Morris will receive special recognition for their commitment to leadership and their community at...
January 14, 2014 - 4:32pm
December 13, 2013
Farmland rent trends for 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- An increase in 2014 farmland rent in Minnesota may indicate a loss for producers at current corn and soybean cash forward contract prices available. This calculation factors in other expenses and projected total income with historical yields. If corn or soybean...
December 13, 2013 - 10:17am
Cattle Feeder Day in Morris Dec. 17
MORRIS, Minn. -- The University of Minnesota Beef Team will hold Cattle Feeder Days Dec. 17 through 19. The Morris program will be held on Dec. 17 and registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. Topics covered in the program will include value of manure as fertilizer, incorporating forages...
December 13, 2013 - 10:09am
December 4, 2013
Applications for Conservation Stewardship Program due in January
ST. PAUL – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is opening the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for new enrollments for federal fiscal year 2014. Through Jan. 17, 2014, producers interested in participating in the program can...
December 4, 2013 - 3:58pm
December 3, 2013
FFA members optimistic about farming
MINNEAPOLIS – Brooke Wente sees farmers and doctors as similar: Both keep people alive. “We cannot survive without farming,” the Morris,...
December 3, 2013 - 1:21pm
November 22, 2013
NRCS Accepting Applications from farmers for key Minnesota conservation program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications to help producers improve water and air quality, build healthier soil, improve grazing and forest lands, conserve energy, enhance organic operations, and achieve other...
November 22, 2013 - 11:33am
October 28, 2013
Soil fertility considerations and fallow syndrome
Many growers have questions about management in 2014, particularly about the possible effect of fallow syndrome, due to increased prevented plant corn acres this year.Fallow syndrome is the result of reduced colonization of plant roots by vascular arbuscular mycorrhizae (VAM), which...
October 28, 2013 - 11:19am