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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
Memorial Day events set for Morris
Patrons say Joos will be missed
Prep Golf: Zosel lone Tiger to advance in 3AA
Prep Baseball: Lakers use big inning to wash out Morris/C-A
Prep Softball: Tigers beat Montevideo in second round of 3AA
Kirwin leads trap team in week four
Prep Golf: Tiger girls advance as a team in 3AA
Edward J. Morrison
Ruth "Joanne" Christenson
Bits and Pieces: More on the naturalization exam
Bits and Pieces: The Buddy Poppy tradition
Change is never easy, but it is necessary
Letter to the editor: Wear poppy proudly
Letter to the editor: Stop the Jake brakes
Sun Tribune Open Houses
Sun Tribune Open Houses
Record Open House
Dudding Wocken engagement
Taking a break from ag work
Weather dictating pace of spring field work
Growing for the future
2017 Farm Progress Issue
National FFA Week 2017
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
September 24, 2013
Keep cover crops until spring to protect fields
ST. PAUL, Minn. — University of Minnesota Extension encourages producers to keep cover crops in place until spring. Early termination of cover crops is often an unnecessary management process that undermines the benefit cover crops can provide and may introduce additional problems....
September 24, 2013 - 8:50am
September 20, 2013
Palmer amaranth confirmed in Iowa: what does it mean for Minnesota?
By Lizabeth Stahl and Jeff Gunsolus ST. PAUL, Minn. — Palmer amaranth, an invasive weed that can bring about crop yield losses exceeding 90 percent, has been reported in western Iowa. What does this mean for growers in Minnesota? Since this weed is not known to be present...
September 20, 2013 - 4:18pm
September 19, 2013
USDA Solicits Additional Bids Under the Feedstock Flexibility Program
WASHINGTON, DC -- The Farm Service Agency (FSA) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced another iteration of the Feedstock Flexibility Program (FFP). These invitations are subsequent to the first series of invitations issued Aug. 15.Congress created FFP in the...
September 19, 2013 - 8:35am
September 18, 2013
Harvest management for drought-stressed corn silage
By Jeff Coulter ST. PAUL, Minn. (9/11/2013)—Proper harvest timing is critical for ensuring corn silage is at the optimum moisture for packing and fermentation. If silage is too dry when harvested, it has lower digestibility because of harder kernels and more lignified stalks....
September 18, 2013 - 9:22am
August 28, 2013
Ask a Farmer: What is the difference between sweet corn and field corn?
Sweet corn. It's almost as American as apple pie. If you're barbecuing with friends and family on a sunny weekend evening in Minnesota, there's a good chance that corn on the cob is part of the menu. Or maybe you're celebrating Thanksgiving with a plump turkey and all the fixings...
August 28, 2013 - 10:05am
August 16, 2013
Extension educator returns to her roots in the pork industry
MORRIS, Minn. -- For Sarah Schieck, a swine educator with the University of Minnesota Extension, returning to work with the pork industry is...
August 16, 2013 - 4:27pm
White named junior member of American Angus Association
Austin White of Morris is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national organization. Junior members of the Association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the...
August 16, 2013 - 3:24pm
August 5, 2013
Revised Nitrogen Fertilizer Management Plan Draft Released for Public Comment
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) released a draft revision of the Minnesota’s Nitrogen Fertilizer Management Plan (NFMP) for public comment today. The NFMP is the state’s blueprint for prevention or minimization of the impacts of nitrogen fertilizer...
August 5, 2013 - 3:43pm