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Morris Sun Tribune
Cover crop challenges, benefits highlighted at Soils Lab Field Day
City approves water treatment plant contract, if state funding comes through
Highway 59, Highway 28 intersection closes Aug. 1
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1 in Minnesota
Local FFA leaders attend summer conferences
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Errors costly in postseason opener for Morris VFW
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Orphans finish season with a 7-11 record
Fern Haley Rasmussen
Marion I. DeWall
Bennett "Buck" Columbus Schaffer
Steve Lang: Traversing inner space with sale-ing adventures
Katie Erdman: Celebrations are fun, but also a lot of work
Letter: Watch what Jay does, not what he says
Letter: McNamar will help landowners with ditch issues
Talking it over: Follow the chain
CotahRose James O'Brien
Grayson Scott Luthi
Jackson Dean Ver Steeg
Billy James Blaisdell
Open Houses: July 23, 2016
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
FSA County Committee nominations open
Three Stevens County farms recognized as 2016 Century Farms
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
December 21, 2012
Census provides opportunity to grow the future of agriculture
WASHINGTON, DC - It's not every day that a walk to your mailbox leads to an opportunity to help shape farm programs, boost rural services and...
December 21, 2012 - 4:29am
December 17, 2012
Is your Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contract expiring?
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has been one of the most successful conservation programs in the state of Minnesota...
December 17, 2012 - 5:57am
November 20, 2012
Home repair loans and grants available through USDA Rural Development
ALEXANDRIA - With colder weather upon us, USDA Rural Development is gearing up to help local homeowners finance home improvements through low interest home improvement loans and grants. Grants and low interest loans are now available through USDA Rural Development for very low income...
November 20, 2012 - 5:00am
November 13, 2012
Stevens County FSA County Committee election underway
Ballots for this year's Stevens County Committee election were mailed to eligible voters in LAA-2 on Nov. 5, 2012. Voters must complete their...
November 13, 2012 - 10:52am
October 31, 2012
SURE Sign-Up Period now open
Saint Paul, Minn., - Minnesota USDA-Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Linda Hennen reminds producers that sign-up for the 2011...
October 31, 2012 - 12:44am
October 9, 2012
SURE Payments Sign-Up Period opens Oct. 22 for 2011 Crop Losses
SAINT PAUL, MINN -- Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Linda Hennen announced the sign-up period for the 2011 crop year Supplemental...
October 9, 2012 - 2:43am
October 7, 2012
America's Farm Co-ops Set Records in 2011
WASHINGTON, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said today that farmer, rancher and fishery cooperatives posted record sales and income in...
October 7, 2012 - 12:15am
September 24, 2012
Deadline near for NAP crop coverage
USDA's Farm Service Agency is advising farmers that Oct. 1 is the deadline to obtain crop year 2013 NAP coverage for crops such as perennial...
September 24, 2012 - 12:05am
August 30, 2012
Livestock Producers Affected by Disasters Urged to Keep Good Records
WASHINGTON, -- USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia today urged livestock producers affected by natural disasters such as Hurricane Isaac to keep thorough records of their livestock and feed losses, including additional expenses for such things as feed purchases...
August 30, 2012 - 9:20am
August 13, 2012
Summer Field Day for Soils Lab August 16
The 2012 Summer Field Day for the North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris will be held on Thursday, Aug. 16. This year's...
August 13, 2012 - 11:26am
August 4, 2012
Morris lab part of USDA grant to research renewable jet fuel for U.S. military
MORRIS - Scientists in Morris may be helping the United States military increase their use of biofuels thanks to a research grant from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Energy. The $7 million grant - which is spread among a number of United States Department of Agriculture...
August 4, 2012 - 5:00am
August 2, 2012
USDA Farm Service Agency to Close Five Offices in Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minn., - Minnesota Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Linda Hennen announced today that five FSA offices in Minnesota...
August 2, 2012 - 2:02pm
July 28, 2012
Ag Secretary Announces Support for Producers to Grow Renewable Feedstocks for Advanced Biofuels
WASHINGTON,-- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced payments for 125 advanced Biofuel producers across the country to support the production and expansion of advanced biofuels from a wide variety of non-food sources, including waste products. "Advanced biofuels are a key...
July 28, 2012 - 12:13am
July 27, 2012
USDA Authorizes Emergency Haying of CRP Acres for Minnesota Counties
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director (SED) Linda Hennen announced that in response to drought conditions, FSA has authorized...
July 27, 2012 - 9:47am
June 20, 2012
FSA County Committee Nomination Process Begins
Stevens County Farm Service Agency Executive Director Veronica Curfman reminds producers the nomination period for the County Committee election...
June 20, 2012 - 9:35am