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Bits and Pieces: What was life like 100 years ago?
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
July 2, 2016
Grant Herfindahl and Colleen Landkamer: Opening new markets for American agriculture
If you're looking for a growth industry, check out Minnesota's food and agricultural exports: The number of jobs supported by agricultural exports has been trending upward since the 1990s. More than one million American jobs are supported by agricultural exports, including 55,300...
July 2, 2016 - 5:01am
June 24, 2016
Features from the Farm: Producing strawberries throughout the growing season
Availability of locally grown strawberries is extremely limited in the Upper Midwest due to the short growing season and cultivars with short...
June 24, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 21, 2016
Meadow Star Dairy 'exceeds expectations' for startup
PENNOCK — Like kids eager to get on a merry-go-round for a fun ride — and just as eager to get off with the promise of a treat when...
June 21, 2016 - 5:50am
June 11, 2016
Voluntary compliance, local control goals of new buffer initiative
MORRIS — Voluntary compliance and local control are two important factors for implementing Minnesota's new buffer law for public waters and public ditches, state employees emphasized during a meeting at the Stevens County Courthouse on Wednesday, June 1. Stevens County hosted...
June 11, 2016 - 5:24am
May 27, 2016
Features from the Farm: Study looks at impact of warm season annual grasses for grazing organic dairy cows
It is important for organic dairy farmers to establish good pasture management to be able to follow the pasture rule for organic cattle. Organic cattle must graze pasture for at least 120 days of the year and 30 percent of their dry matter intake must come from pasture forage. Milk...
May 27, 2016 - 3:14pm
May 23, 2016
Stevens County to host open house on buffer strip maps
MORRIS — Stevens County will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, June 1 for citizens to review preliminary buffer maps produced by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. At the open house there will be printed maps for constituents to review and persons on hand to...
May 23, 2016 - 5:14am
April 22, 2016
Features from the Farm: Application of social network analysis to animal welfare research
Animal agriculture has been shaped by the general public's concerns about animal welfare. The emergence of abnormal behaviors in farm animals...
April 22, 2016 - 4:35pm
April 8, 2016
Pesticides, farm programs discussed as ag policy omnibus bill heads to House Floor
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House soon will decide whether certain pesticides should be prohibited from being used on golf courses and the best methods for encouraging organic farming. Representatives also will discuss helping with foreclosure mediation for farmers. Legislative...
April 8, 2016 - 4:29pm
April 1, 2016
University students develop seed library for local gardeners
MORRIS — Local gardeners who would like to experiment with locally grown seeds, or amateurs who want to get into gardening for the first...
April 1, 2016 - 3:10pm
March 25, 2016
Features from the Farm: Life cycle assessment of corn grain at the WCROC
March 25, 2016 - 4:18pm
March 24, 2016
Legislation would help farmers make tractors safer
ST. PAUL — Minnesota farmers driving 86,000 tractors do not have adequate safety equipment, some state lawmakers say, so legislation is being considered to provide them financial help to update their machines. "These would be the smaller, older tractors," Rep. Paul Anderson,...
March 24, 2016 - 11:27am
March 7, 2016
Minnesota ag commissioner hopes for more trade with Cuba
WILLMAR — When Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson visited Cuba he had to put his past beliefs about the country behind...
March 7, 2016 - 10:53am
March 4, 2016
Business Briefs: March 5, 2016
Ruh awarded first place at the MOSES Organic Farming Conference University of Minnesota graduate student Kathryn Ruh was awarded first place in the Organic Research Forum Poster Session at the 2016 Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) Conference held in La Crosse,...
March 4, 2016 - 4:14pm
February 27, 2016
Val Dolcini: Farmers and ranchers are the original conservationists
The modern environmental conservation movement is one that has brought awareness and conservation practices to many urban audiences. To some, it probably seems like a recent shift in American thinking. But American farmers and ranchers throughout rural and tribal lands were the original...
February 27, 2016 - 5:46am
February 26, 2016
Features from the Farm: Making a difference for organic dairy farms
Brad Heins is a bit of a problem solver, especially when it comes to organic dairy farms. "I enjoy figuring things out; being able to answer...
February 26, 2016 - 5:10pm