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October 29, 2015
DNR announces timeline for buffer law implementation
October 29, 2015 - 9:45am
October 17, 2015
Elisha Smith: October is Farm to School Month
October 17, 2015 - 5:05am
October 3, 2015
Bruce Peterson: Flex-fuel pumps allow Minnesotans to breathe easier, save money
October 3, 2015 - 5:47am
September 21, 2015
John Crabtree: Clean water is costly
September 21, 2015 - 10:14am
September 16, 2015
More ethanol choices on the way for Upper Midwest
September 16, 2015 - 5:08pm
August 10, 2015
Stevens County 4-H poultry contest will look different after state bans bird shows
August 10, 2015 - 5:06am
August 1, 2015
Dr. Jane Johnson (left) and Dr. Sharon Weyers (right) spoke to attendees about soil health during Field Day at the ARS Soils Lab in Morris on Thursday, July 23. In a demonstration, Weyers showed how healthy soil, which is full of biomass and biomaterial, is more structurally sound that unhealthy soil. The container in the center has the healthiest soil, while the others are more prone to erosion from wind and rain. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
Healthy soils, healthy world: ARS Scientists share research at Field Day
August 1, 2015 - 5:13am
July 31, 2015
An overflow crowd of more than 50 farmers, irrigators, well drillers and others attended a town hall meeting at Glenwood State Bank in Alexandria Wednesday morning. Local legislators, Department of Natural Resources representatives and other state officials also participated. (Al Edenloff/Forum News Service)
Farmers speak out against new water rules at meeting with legislators, DNR
July 31, 2015 - 2:48pm
July 26, 2015
This sculpture, which resembles a flame, sits just outside the garden pergola in the Meditation Garden.
Features from the Farm: Horticulture happenings
July 26, 2015 - 5:35am
July 25, 2015
Bruce Peterson: Water quality discussion shouldn't require a scoreboard
July 25, 2015 - 5:28am
July 11, 2015
John Crabtree: Supreme Court preserves health insurance marketplaces
July 11, 2015 - 5:48am
Bev Durgan: 4-H Science of Ag sparks interest in ag-literate careers
July 11, 2015 - 5:47am
July 8, 2015
Cargill to expand agronomy services in Alberta
July 8, 2015 - 4:38pm
June 27, 2015
John Crabtree: What's value added mean anyway?
June 27, 2015 - 5:51am
June 20, 2015
Steve Peterson, director of sourcing and sustainability for General Mills, shared information about the company’s efforts to sustainably source 100 percent of their top 10 ingredients by the year 2020 during a keynote address on Wednesday, June 18. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
General Mills executive: Producing food while preserving planet is the issue of our time
June 20, 2015 - 5:09am