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Leah Peterson is following in family footsteps
Donnelly Threshing Bee Royalty crowned
Neighbors voice concerns over apartment project
Ridgewater volleyball team rolls to 5-0
Indians complete sweep of Twins
Cougar men to finish third in UMAC
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Cards fall to Rocori
Mary Anne Peterson
Steven Donald Larson
Gregg H. Bitter
Hazel Marion Anderson
Richard Alison DeWall, M.D.
Letters: We need to do better
Letters: Metro Jay No Way
Backer supporter needs to get the facts straight
Letters: Drivers urged to think safety
Letters: Stevens County action on e-cigarettes protects Freedom to Breath
Ehlers Nelson engagement
Liliana Elena Mendoza
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
FSA County Committee nominations open
September 16, 2015
More ethanol choices on the way for Upper Midwest
ST. PAUL – Finding gasoline mixed with higher percentages of ethanol soon will be easier for Upper Midwest motorists. A federal grant is due to help fund 620 new "blender pumps" around Minnesota that can dispense fuels with 15 percent to 85 percent ethanol content. That is third...
September 16, 2015 - 5:08pm
August 10, 2015
Stevens County 4-H poultry contest will look different after state bans bird shows
MORRIS — Visitors to the Stevens County Fair won't hear the flapping, clucking and squawking they've come to expect in the Poultry Barn at the fair.
August 10, 2015 - 5:06am
August 1, 2015
Healthy soils, healthy world: ARS Scientists share research at Field Day
MORRIS — The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization declared 2015 the International Year of Soils in order to bring attention...
August 1, 2015 - 5:13am
July 31, 2015
Farmers speak out against new water rules at meeting with legislators, DNR
ALEXANDRIA — Farmers aren't happy with the process of getting permits for irrigating their fields. More than 50 irrigators and well...
July 31, 2015 - 2:48pm
July 26, 2015
Features from the Farm: Horticulture happenings
Annual flower variety trial Annual flower trials at the West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) are by far the largest research...
July 26, 2015 - 5:35am
July 25, 2015
Bruce Peterson: Water quality discussion shouldn't require a scoreboard
Unfortunately, many of us have a tendency to treat our political process like a sporting event. Who won? Who lost? Who will come out on top when one side of an issue faces off against the other? Instead of coming together to try and find practical solutions and develop meaningful...
July 25, 2015 - 5:28am
July 11, 2015
John Crabtree: Supreme Court preserves health insurance marketplaces
The Supreme Court recently announced their decision upholding tax subsidies to help people purchase individual health insurance plans through a federal health insurance marketplace. The Supreme Court made the right decision, preserving provisions of the Affordable Care Act that...
July 11, 2015 - 5:48am
Bev Durgan: 4-H Science of Ag sparks interest in ag-literate careers
Twelve teams of Minnesota youth converged on the University of Minnesota recently for the inaugural 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge. Those of us who saw their work on display got an inspiring glimpse at the future leaders of agriculture in Minnesota and beyond. The 4-H Science...
July 11, 2015 - 5:47am
July 8, 2015
Cargill to expand agronomy services in Alberta
ALBERTA — Cargill is investing $4 million in an expansion in Alberta designed to expand the facility's ability to serve farm customers with crop inputs like seed and fertilizer. The project is expected to be completed in time for the 2016 crop year. "In the past, we shared...
July 8, 2015 - 4:38pm
June 27, 2015
John Crabtree: What's value added mean anyway?
Whether enabling dairy farmers to expand their line of product offerings or helping farm families start businesses for unique products or providing capital for the creation of farm-identity preserved regional supply chains, USDA's Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program has been...
June 27, 2015 - 5:51am
June 20, 2015
General Mills executive: Producing food while preserving planet is the issue of our time
MORRIS — Although some farmers and producers are reluctant to talk about sustainability, where food comes from and how it was cared for...
June 20, 2015 - 5:09am
Rachael Meyer: Conservation, crop insurance and tax dollars
The federal crop insurance program provides an agricultural safety net, and crop insurance premium subsidies were created to increase usage of these risk management tools. The federal government subsidizes, on average, 62 percent of crop insurance premiums annually. Crop insurance...
June 20, 2015 - 5:03am
June 13, 2015
Morris Area Farmers Market opens in new location on June 18
MORRIS — The Morris Area Farmers Market will open this year's market season next Thursday, June 18 at 3 p.m. in a new location and with plans to make the market a weekly celebration of healthy eating and local foods. "We're striving to make this market year a town square...
June 13, 2015 - 5:30am
Blaine Gomer: EPA puts oil industry agenda ahead of American farmers
It hasn't always been easy for the average American farmer. Farmers have had to work tirelessly to stay afloat amid fluctuating crop demand and a tumultuous environmental and political climate. Despite the chaos, hope springs from domestic biofuel production, which has bolstered...
June 13, 2015 - 5:14am
June 12, 2015
Requirements of proposed buffer strip bill have strict timeline
MORRIS — Although this year's legislative session had mixed outcomes in many areas, one thing that's clear is that laws related to water quality are getting more stringent. On Tuesday, the Stevens County Board of Commissioners met with Kurt Deter, a lawyer with Rinke Noonan...
June 12, 2015 - 3:27pm