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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
December 16, 2012
Valu Ford to participate in FFA scholarship program
MORRIS, Minn. - Valu Ford of Morris will be joining Ford Motor Company in its ongoing commitment to the National FFA. Ford has committed to a sixteenth year of the Built Ford Tough - FFA collegiate scholarship program, which will award $1,000 scholarships to hundreds of FFA members,...
December 16, 2012 - 5:38pm
December 10, 2012
Farming for Soil Health' Class this Winter in Glenwood
GLENWOOD, Minn. - A two-part "Farming for Soil Health: Setting the Foundation for Success and Profitability" class will be offered this winter in Glenwood. The first part of the class will be held Jan. 15-17; the second part is Feb. 5-6. All sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....
December 10, 2012 - 3:19am
December 4, 2012
South Dakota co-op expanding
SISSETON, S.D. -- There's a bigger story behind that big pile of corn east of Sisseton, S.D. Sisseton Farmers Co-op is one of nine elevators in the Wheaton-Dumont Co-op Elevator group. The company has had shuttle services on the Canadian Pacific railroad in Tenney, Minn., for years,...
December 4, 2012 - 4:30am
Maximizing soybean yields through managed inputs
Increasing commodity prices have placed tremendous pressure on farmers to increase their total production; however, land and input costs continue to rise in parallel with grain prices. These increased costs, prices and risks have changed the landscape for crop management. With...
December 4, 2012 - 12:30am
November 29, 2012
Cattle Feeder Days to focus on managing feedlot efficiency
MORRIS - Feeding and managing for efficiency in the feedlot while finishing cattle at heavier weights is the theme for the 2012 University of Minnesota Cattle Feeder Day Program. As the U.S. beef cow herd shrinks and feeder supplies dwindle, the U.S. beef industry has turned to...
November 29, 2012 - 2:00pm
November 28, 2012
Fargodome hosts annual Northern Ag Expo
FARGO - There is reason for farmers to be optimistic about a profitable crop next year despite the past summer's nationwide drought, say experts who spoke Tuesday during the annual Northern Ag Expo. Farmers will just have to play it smart, they said during a session at the Fargodome. With...
November 28, 2012 - 11:09am
Technology improves with more corn acres
ULEN, Minn. -- Corn: It seems to drive much of the change in agriculture these days. Experts say farmers are tapping into the latest innovations in remote sensing and other precision farming techniques. This year, a France-based company called GeoSys Inc., is delivering in-season...
November 28, 2012 - 7:00am
November 25, 2012
Choosing corn hybrids for next growing season
In a year when tremendous variability was observed within fields as well as among areas of the state, information from replicated trials like the University of Minnesota trials is particularly valuable. Since we can't predict next year's growing conditions, it's important to select...
November 25, 2012 - 4:07am
November 18, 2012
Farm bill could be part of solution
ST. PAUL -- A farm bill awaiting congressional action is being viewed more and more as a partial solution to the federal government's debt and budget crisis. The farm bill and impending "fiscal cliff" are being linked because new federal farm policy could produce billions of dollars...
November 18, 2012 - 1:05am
November 14, 2012
Farm bill unlikely before fiscal cliff issue resolved
MINNEAPOLIS -- America's agriculture industry needs to be patient. Jennifer Duffy of The Cook Political Report said Tuesday that an overall...
November 14, 2012 - 8:35am
November 13, 2012
Stevens County FSA County Committee election underway
Ballots for this year's Stevens County Committee election were mailed to eligible voters in LAA-2 on Nov. 5, 2012. Voters must complete their...
November 13, 2012 - 10:52am
Crop acreage reporting deadlines changed for forage
ST. PAUL - Minnesota USDA-Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Linda Hennen announced today that some crop acreage reporting dates have been changed to reduce confusion and eventually be the same as those established for crop insurance. This change applies to all forage...
November 13, 2012 - 5:00am
November 6, 2012
Dairy plant in Dawson to close, 130 jobs lost
DAWSON -- Associated Milk Producers Inc.
November 6, 2012 - 12:01pm
October 31, 2012
SURE Sign-Up Period now open
Saint Paul, Minn., - Minnesota USDA-Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Linda Hennen reminds producers that sign-up for the 2011...
October 31, 2012 - 12:44am
October 16, 2012
Grain problems require feeding strategies for swine
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The hot, dry summer weather encountered this past summer has resulted in higher levels of mycotoxins in corn grain being harvested...
October 16, 2012 - 6:11am