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Pearl Harbor attack marks 75th year
Grove sets the standard for UMM basketball
Morris/C-A ready to bounce back after graduating top player (with video)
Tigers gymnastics growing to new heights (with video)
Two earn additional honors from NSCAA
Four Cougars to play in All-Star Game
Susan Ann (Stimmler) Ulrich
Alice Marie Leuty
Dennis H Johnson
Letters to the Editor
Talking it over: Giving thanks
Letters to the Editor
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
October 17, 2015
Elisha Smith: October is Farm to School Month
October is National Farm to School month (#F2SMonth). "Farm to School" refers to schools serving local, farm-fresh foods ranging from fruits and veggies to honey and meat. The more local foods we serve our kids, the better. One-third of U.S. children are obese or overweight,...
October 17, 2015 - 5:05am
October 3, 2015
Bruce Peterson: Flex-fuel pumps allow Minnesotans to breathe easier, save money
It's not easy to get people to agree on things these days. Our political climate, combined with the constant din of social media and 24-hour cable news channels, provides ample opportunity for confrontation, and little time to have an actual conversation. However, I think there's...
October 3, 2015 - 5:47am
September 21, 2015
John Crabtree: Clean water is costly
Water is a necessity for all living things. We have a responsibility to act as good stewards of our water, now and for future generations. Nitrates in drinking water can be hazardous to the health of pregnant women, nursing mothers, infant children, and the elderly.
September 21, 2015 - 10:14am
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