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Local FFA leaders attend summer conferences
Morris City Manager recognized by Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Vavra receives Eagle Scout
Community scavenger hunt is new to Morris' Crazy Days celebration
Orphans finish season with a 7-11 record
Morris VFW falls despite outhitting Willmar
Over 80 participate in Marv Meyer Fun Run
Orphans win last regular season game
Black wins twice to claim 2016 title
Bennett "Buck" Columbus Schaffer
Lawrence "Larry" Kill
Evelyn L. Graff (Hyatt)
Steve Lang: Traversing inner space with sale-ing adventures
Katie Erdman: Celebrations are fun, but also a lot of work
Letter: Watch what Jay does, not what he says
Letter: McNamar will help landowners with ditch issues
Talking it over: Follow the chain
Billy James Blaisdell
Open Houses: July 23, 2016
Thorstein David Larson
Open Houses: July 16, 2016
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
FSA County Committee nominations open
Three Stevens County farms recognized as 2016 Century Farms
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
2016 Farm Progress Issue
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
House refuses to appoint conferees on farm bill
WASHINGTON — Three Upper Midwest senators have been named conferees on the farm bill. But the House Republican leadership’s refusal to appoint conferees and a plan for the House to vote on a big cut to the food stamp program means prospects for the bill passing this year have...
August 5, 2013 - 10:11am
August 2, 2013
Farmfest, Dakotafest reportedly sold
WILLMAR, Minn. -- The farm shows Farmfest, held annually southeast of Redwood Falls, and Dakotafest, held annually southeast of Mitchell S.D., have reportedly been purchased by the American Farm Bureau Federation. The Cygnus Business Media agriculture group has sold its...
August 2, 2013 - 9:14am
July 25, 2013
Apps help horse owners manage hay cost, horse body weight
ST. PAUL, Minn.—As hay prices soar, new mobile apps developed at University of Minnesota Extension can help horse owners more precisely determine how much hay to purchase and feed their animals. “Horses have evolved from work animals to recreational animals, with many leading...
July 25, 2013 - 9:35am
July 23, 2013
USDA Announces Results for 45th Conservation Reserve Program General Sign-Up
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Deb Crusoe, State Executive Director for the Minnesota Farm Service Agency (FSA) thas announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will accept 1.7 million acres offered under the 45th Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up that ended in...
July 23, 2013 - 3:12pm
July 5, 2013
WCROC Summer Center Day is July 12
Summer Center Day will be held at the University of Minnesota, West Central Research and Outreach Center on Friday, July 12. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with tours running approximately 90 minutes in length. Tours will run twice, once at 8:00 a.m. and a second time at 10:00...
July 5, 2013 - 5:18pm
June 4, 2013
Cover Crops for Prevented Plant Acres
ST. PAUL, Minn. —T he snowy, rainy spring of 2013 has left many farmers making the decision to put some, or all, of their acres into the prevented plant insurance option. Although cover crops are not a requirement of the prevented plant option, they are still a good idea to help...
June 4, 2013 - 2:13pm
May 28, 2013
Choosing ACRE or DCP: The view in late May
Earlier this month, the choice between the safety net programs – Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program and the Direct and Countercyclical Program (DCP) – seemed to be tilting toward signing up for DCP in 2013. For Minnesota farmers, the tilt toward DCP is even stronger...
May 28, 2013 - 12:43pm
Price of beef, other meats continues to climb
Beefing up could mean meat eaters will have to open up their wallets a little wider this summer, as the price of beef and other meats continues to climb. “Beef prices have been high this year at all levels,” said William Hahn, an economist with the animal products branch of...
May 28, 2013 - 10:18am
May 22, 2013
U of M Extension launches websites for forage shortage, late planting issues
ST. PAUL -- University of Minnesota Extension has educational resources available for those with questions related to a continuing forage shortage and late planting issues. Reports of winter injury and winterkill of alfalfa continue to intensify across parts of southern...
May 22, 2013 - 10:54am
May 21, 2013
Report: Input costs on the rise for crop farmers
WILLMAR — Prices paid to grain farmers for their crops have increased in recent years, but so have seed, fertilizer, chemical and other costs. The average cost of producing a bushel of corn has about doubled during the past 10 years, according to the 2012 annual report of 505...
May 21, 2013 - 4:44pm
May 10, 2013
Conservation Stewardship Program Applications Due by May 31
WASHINGTON, DC – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Natural Resources Conservation Service's Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) will provide nearly $175 million in funding for up to 12.6 million additional acres of enrollment this year. "The Conservation...
May 10, 2013 - 9:11am