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A monarch butterfly lays eggs on a leaf. Monarch populations have been declining for two decades. (Ellen Starr/Natural Resources Conservation Service)
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
17 hours 33 min ago
July 15, 2016
Rain in early July helped area crops after a relatively dry spring. Going forward, farmers are looking for timely rains and warm (but not hot) temperatures to ensure a strong harvest. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
July 15, 2016 - 2:56pm
July 6, 2016
FSA County Committee nominations open
July 6, 2016 - 9:38am
May 18, 2016
Three Stevens County farms recognized as 2016 Century Farms
May 18, 2016 - 2:05pm
May 17, 2016
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
May 17, 2016 - 2:32pm
March 15, 2016
2016 Farm Progress Issue
March 15, 2016 - 10:13am
March 9, 2016
Stevens SWCD 2015 Annual Review
March 9, 2016 - 4:39pm
February 16, 2016
USDA Sees Strong Demand for Conservation Reserve Program
February 16, 2016 - 4:34am
December 9, 2015
State grants available to help fund livestock improvements on the farm
December 9, 2015 - 11:03am
October 12, 2015
NRCS announces early EQIP sign-up
October 12, 2015 - 3:14pm
August 21, 2015
USDA Encourages Producers to Consider Risk Protection Coverage
August 21, 2015 - 8:42am
July 28, 2015
Dr. Carrie Eberle, research agronomist, described research on pollinator health, specialty oilseed crops, cover crops, relay cropping, and water quality at the Barnes-Aastad Swan Lake Research Farm during a meeting of the Minnesota Honey Producers Association on Friday, July 17. (Submitted Photo)
Soils Lab showcases pollinator research during meeting of Minnesota honey producers
July 28, 2015 - 12:40pm
June 30, 2015
Survey says college debt a big problem for young farmers
June 30, 2015 - 10:06am
June 15, 2015
ARC and PLC enrollment period open through Sept. 30
June 15, 2015 - 4:43pm
June 14, 2015
Russ Gesch and colleagues at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service laboratory at Morris, Minn., are working with echium, a colorful oilseed crop used in health food and personal care products, and provides a good source of nectar for honeybee and other pollinators. Photo taken May 29, 2015, Morris, Minn. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Birds, bees and bucks: Intercropped winter oilseeds could benefit environment, profits
June 14, 2015 - 5:51am