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Morris Sun Tribune
Over 80 participate in Marv Meyer Fun Run
Morris VFW falls despite outhitting Willmar
Orphans win last regular season game
Black wins twice to claim 2016 title
Pirates claim 2016 Little League title over Mets
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
July 28, 2012
Ag Secretary Announces Support for Producers to Grow Renewable Feedstocks for Advanced Biofuels
WASHINGTON,-- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced payments for 125 advanced Biofuel producers across the country to support the production and expansion of advanced biofuels from a wide variety of non-food sources, including waste products. "Advanced biofuels are a key...
July 28, 2012 - 12:13am
July 27, 2012
USDA Authorizes Emergency Haying of CRP Acres for Minnesota Counties
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director (SED) Linda Hennen announced that in response to drought conditions, FSA has authorized...
July 27, 2012 - 9:47am
July 18, 2012
'Women Caring for the Land' meeting July 19 in Glenwood, Minn.
GLENWOOD -- The next "Women Caring for the Land" meeting will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Parish in Glenwood. The series of meetings, which will continue into the fall, began May 17 and are co-sponsored by the Land Stewardship Project, Pope County Soil...
July 18, 2012 - 12:25pm
Danish Farmers view Stevens County agriculture
Farmers in Stevens County are blessed with many agricultural resources that include an ideal climate, productive soils and excellent farmers....
July 18, 2012 - 2:39am
July 17, 2012
Free nitrate water testing at Stevens SWCD July 18
The Stevens Soil and Water Conservation District, in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will offer a free Nitrate Water-Testing clinic at the Stevens SWCD office, 12 Hwy 28 E, Morris, on Wednesday July 18 from noon to 5 p.m. Nitrates are the most common...
July 17, 2012 - 12:48pm
Active Farming applications now available in Stevens County
Applications are now available for 2012 Active Farming at the Stevens County Assessor's office. Anyone wishing to fill out an application should call the office to make an appointment at (320) 208-6550. Individuals who received Active Farming in 2011 or have contacted the Assessor's...
July 17, 2012 - 12:17pm
July 14, 2012
Corn could be "tremendous" if needed rain arrives soon
MORRIS - Minnesota corn was in excellent shape, but two weeks of dry weather during a critical stage of the crop's development is threatening...
July 14, 2012 - 5:00am
July 10, 2012
Efforts to restore funding for rural development in Farm Bill
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Concerns are being raised on a number of fronts as the U.S. House Agriculture Committee begins deliberations on its version of the national Farm Bill on Wednesday. Chuck Hassebrook, executive director of the Center for Rural Affairs, says he's troubled by the bill's...
July 10, 2012 - 1:34pm
July 6, 2012
White takes on 'small' project
As an active 4-H member, Maria White is getting her animals ready for the Stevens County Fair. But this summer, she has taken on another small...
July 6, 2012 - 5:05pm
July 5, 2012
WCROC Summer Center Day is July 13
Summer Center Day will be held at the University of Minnesota, West Central Research and Outreach Center on Friday, July 13. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with tours running approximately 1 & 1/2 hours in length. Tours will run twice, once at 8:00 a. m. and a second time at 10:00...
July 5, 2012 - 12:48am
July 2, 2012
11 tips for managing pregnant sows in group housing
MORRIS, Minn. -- With major pork buyers like McDonald's, Hormel and Safeway announcing plans to move toward gestation stall-free suppliers, Minnesota hog farmers may be exploring group housing options. Research through University of Minnesota Extension and the University of Minnesota...
July 2, 2012 - 3:22pm
June 22, 2012
Farm Beginnings Course to be Offered in Morris
The Land Stewardship Project (LSP) is now accepting applications for its 2012-2013 Farm Beginnings course. Farm Beginnings class sessions will begin this fall and are being offered in the communities of Morris, Minn., and River Falls, Wis. In 2012, LSP's Farm Beginnings program is...
June 22, 2012 - 12:30am
June 20, 2012
Nominations being sought for 5th annual Barn of the Year Award Contest
Barn owners of barns 50 years or older will be interested to know that nomination forms for the 5th annual Barn of the Year Award Contest are now available.
June 20, 2012 - 12:56am
June 9, 2012
Morris Farmers Market starts fresh
Summer is a special time in Minnesota. The cold dark winter has passed and green spreads across the countryside. Warm days open the door to every...
June 9, 2012 - 4:03am
May 30, 2012
USDA Secretary Instructs FSA to Proceed with Office Consolidation Plan
SAINT PAUL, MINN. - Linda Hennen, Minnesota State Executive Director for the Farm Service Agency (FSA), announced today that USDA Secretary Thomas...
May 30, 2012 - 9:44am