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Prep Volleyball: Updated postseason pairings
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UMM defeats CSS for first time since 2008 (with video)
David O. Johnson
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Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
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 14, 2011
Farm Service Agency County Committee Nomination Period Begins June 15
The nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins on Wednesday, June 15. There is one opening for the Stevens...
June 14, 2011 - 5:40am
April 26, 2011
USDA Announces May Deadline for Biomass Crop Assistance Program Proposals
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced the deadline for project area proposals for the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP). To be considered, proposals must be submitted to the applicable state office by close of business, May 27, 2011. "The nation that harnesses...
April 26, 2011 - 10:09am
March 27, 2011
Roundup Ready beet issue remains unclear
FARGO, N.D. -- Stay tuned. That's the only message available on the Roundup Ready sugar beet question for 2011 as Red River Valley and southern...
March 27, 2011 - 1:08am
March 16, 2011
USDA Recognizes Work of Farmers and Ranchers on National Ag Day
In honor of the hard work and commitment of America's producers, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today recognized the nation's farmers and...
March 16, 2011 - 10:31am
March 3, 2011
Cargill AgHorizons to expand Alberta operations
Cargill AgHorizons in Alberta will increase its grain storage capacity to 3,430,000 bushels from 1,084,000 at its grain elevator here with the...
March 3, 2011 - 3:32pm
February 21, 2011
WRP/RIM sign-up period begins March 1
Beginning March 1, the USDA and the State of Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) will begin taking applications to enroll land into the Wetlands Reserve Program/Reinvest in Minnesota conservation easement program. The federal WRP program has been paired with the state...
February 21, 2011 - 12:34pm
February 7, 2011
Disaster Assistance for Livestock Producers Affected by Ice, Cold and Heavy Snow
WASHINGTON, DC - USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Jonathan Coppess has issued a reminder to livestock producers throughout the Plains states and the Midwest that FSA programs may be available to assist them. Many are dealing with harsh winter weather, which is causing...
February 7, 2011 - 11:28am
December 13, 2010
USDA Introduces an Online Tool to Assist Beginning and Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the Department has established an online tool that can link retiring farmers who have expiring Conservation Reserve Program contracts with beginning farmers or ranchers who are interested in bringing the land into production....
December 13, 2010 - 11:23am
September 23, 2010
USDA hosting biofuels forum in Morris
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is hosting a biofuels forum on Thursday at the West Central Research and Outreach Center. The forum runs from 9 a.m.
September 23, 2010 - 7:10am
September 15, 2010
Ag Secretary Vilsack a big draw at Big Iron
Chances are U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack doesn't need convincing that farm issues are important to the nation at large. The crowd...
September 15, 2010 - 5:24am
August 3, 2010
Peterson opponent: U.S. on collision with bankruptcy
By Don Davis State Capitol Bureau MORGAN, Minn. -- The two major candidates to represent western Minnesota in the U.S. House show relatively...
August 3, 2010 - 5:05pm
July 2, 2010
Knee high, prices low
By Tom Larson, Sun Tribune The venerable "knee-high by the Fourth of July" standard for corn crops has long gone the way of pinwheels, sparklers...
July 2, 2010 - 4:48pm
April 30, 2010
Producers Reminded to File Annual Report of Acreage to Meet Farm Program Requirements
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Jonathan Coppess reminds producers to submit their annual report of acreage to their local FSA county office to meet FSA program eligibility requirements. "Producers must file their reports accurately and timely for all crops and land...
April 30, 2010 - 11:48am
April 29, 2010
USDA to cut subsidies as insurers post big profits
MINNEAPOLIS -- The federal government wants to save taxpayers billions of dollars by reducing spending on crop insurance after years of big profits by insurers, but the industry claims the reductions could hurt rural areas. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is negotiating a new...
April 29, 2010 - 7:48am
April 12, 2010
Ethanol TV spots take on big oil
By Don Davis Forum State Capitol Bureau ST.
April 12, 2010 - 4:03pm