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August 1, 2016
Noah Hultgren (right), the president of Minnesota Corn Growers Association, points out different parts of a farm machinery to Mike Conaway (left), U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman, Saturday, July 30, at the Hultgren Farms in rural Raymond, Minnesota. (Briana Sanchez / West Central Tribune)
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
August 1, 2016 - 3:24pm
2016 Stevens County Fair premium book
August 1, 2016 - 9:20am
July 28, 2016
Dr. Scott Wells, Dr. Sharon Weyers, and Dr. Jane Johnson answer questions about their research on cover crops during Field Day for the North Central Soil and Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris on Thursday, June 21, 2016. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
Cover crop challenges, benefits highlighted at Soils Lab Field Day
July 28, 2016 - 3:04pm
July 27, 2016
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
July 27, 2016 - 5:35am
July 21, 2016
Australian students visited the West Central Research and Outreach Center during a study abroad visit to Morris from July 11 to 14, 2016. (Rebecca Schrupp/University of Minnesota Morris)
Australian students visit Morris area to study green energy efforts
July 21, 2016 - 5:20pm
July 14, 2016
The theme for the 2016 Summer Field Day for the North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris is  "Soil and Water — We've Got It Covered." Tours out at Swan Lake Research Farm, pictured here during the 2015 field day, will begin promptly at 10 a.m.
Soils Lab Field Day will look at benefits and challenges of cover crops
July 14, 2016 - 5:29am
July 13, 2016
Example of map showing where plant buffers will be required around Minnesota waters. (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources map)
Minnesota water buffer maps released
July 13, 2016 - 9:15am
June 21, 2016
Every day 7,500 cows are milked at Meadow Star Dairy near Pennock. A Dairy Days open house will be held there June 30 with tours of the $60 million operation, which was completed last fall. (Carolyn Lange/West Central Tribune)play button
Meadow Star Dairy 'exceeds expectations' for startup
June 21, 2016 - 5:50am
April 25, 2016
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AgweekTV: Perfecting pasta
April 25, 2016 - 6:00am
April 8, 2016
Pesticides, farm programs discussed as ag policy omnibus bill heads to House Floor
April 8, 2016 - 4:29pm
February 24, 2016
Amplify Boost Your Impact - National FFA Week
February 24, 2016 - 10:33am
February 16, 2016
USDA Sees Strong Demand for Conservation Reserve Program
February 16, 2016 - 4:34am
January 29, 2016
Western Minnesota has role in slowing climate change
January 29, 2016 - 4:22pm
October 12, 2015
NRCS announces early EQIP sign-up
October 12, 2015 - 3:14pm
September 21, 2015
John Crabtree: Clean water is costly
September 21, 2015 - 10:14am
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