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March 25, 2014
Ag Secretary announces increased opportunity for producers as part of new Farm Bill
March 25, 2014 - 1:44pm
March 22, 2014
The 2013 Wulf Cattle Opportunity Sale on Friday, March 29, featured more than 400 Limousin and Angus cattle that were sold to the highest bidder. The annual sale on the last Friday in March is an opportunity for ranchers and cattle experts to network and for the general public to learn more about the cattle industry. This year’s sale is scheduled for Friday, March 28.
Sale day on the farm: Wulf Cattle Opportunity Sale brings ranchers to Stevens County
March 22, 2014 - 5:12am
March 18, 2014
Cafe Scientifique asks, “Organic Food: Fact or Fiction?”
March 18, 2014 - 5:21am
March 15, 2014
Early threshing technology still took a lot of manpower. In addition to the threshing machine, farmers needed a steam engine to power the machine and a water tank and fuel to produce steam, which took about 10 laborers. Photo courtesy of the Stevens County Historical Society
Agricultural evolutions in Stevens County
March 15, 2014 - 5:01am
March 8, 2014
This photo by James Eklund of the North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris shows a pollinator visiting a cuphea plant. Local farmers are contracting with Minnesota company Aveda to grow cuphea for a new line of shampoo. Cuphea is one of many plants that can provide nutrition for pollinators in Minnesota.
Program seeks to improve honeybee health
March 8, 2014 - 5:36am
March 1, 2014
Getting the cold pork shoulder
March 1, 2014 - 5:09am
Gov. Mark Dayton and Gov. Terry Branstad: Don’t mess with the RFS
March 1, 2014 - 5:08am
January 29, 2014
A bee, its wings flapping so rapidly they barely can be seen, takes off one one flower and looks for another. In the process, it takes pollen from plant to plant. (Don Davis/Forum News Service)
Bee buzz gets louder at Capitol
January 29, 2014 - 3:44pm
December 13, 2013
Farmland rent trends for 2014
December 13, 2013 - 10:17am
Cattle Feeder Day in Morris Dec. 17
December 13, 2013 - 10:09am
November 22, 2013
NRCS Accepting Applications from farmers for key Minnesota conservation program
November 22, 2013 - 11:33am
November 1, 2013
Between 180 and 240 cows are milked each day at the West Central Research and Outreach Center. Over the next several years, the WCROC will be experimenting with energy efficient and green energy systems in the milking parlor. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
Making green milk: WCROC works on a renewable-energy dairy
November 1, 2013 - 3:45pm
October 28, 2013
Soil fertility considerations and fallow syndrome
October 28, 2013 - 11:19am
October 4, 2013
Invasive Species in Rural Landscapes workshops scheduled
October 4, 2013 - 10:53am
September 19, 2013
USDA Solicits Additional Bids Under the Feedstock Flexibility Program
September 19, 2013 - 8:35am
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