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Animal Welfare the focus of Cafe Scientifique
Brent Furhrman Morris Area School Board Candidate, 2-year term
Vikings program names MAHS football top team in state
Getting ready for the new generation 9-1-1
Leaf raking is approaching
Prep Football: Postseason match ups
UM-Morris sizes up St. Scholastica
Tiger tennis closes out postseason
Morris/C-A shuts out Montevideo in regular season finale
UM-Morris extends streak to four
Thomas J. Hesse
Kenneth L. Pedersen
Vera L. Kill
Letters to the Editor
Talking it over: Moving week is here
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
July 14, 2016
Soils Lab Field Day will look at benefits and challenges of cover crops
MORRIS — The 2016 Summer Field Day for the North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris will be held on Thursday, July...
July 14, 2016 - 5:29am
July 6, 2016
FSA County Committee nominations open
MORRIS — The nomination period for local FSA county committees began on Wednesday, June 15 and will remain open through Aug. 1. "County committees are unique to FSA and allow producers to have a voice on federal farm program implementation at the local level," said Stevens...
July 6, 2016 - 9:38am
March 16, 2015
As farm bill crops deadline nears, consider varying factors
Farmers and landowners have until the end of March 31to make their choices under the 2014 Farm Bill. These choices need thoughtful consideration because they will last for five years (through the 2018 crop) and because there are no obvious answers and no magical lines in prices that...
March 16, 2015 - 4:40pm
November 27, 2014
Debra Crusoe: USDA urges dairy producers to choose protections by Dec. 5
In modern agriculture, there is much we can control, but two dynamics remain beyond our reach: weather and markets. The unpredictability of both, and sudden changes in either, can disrupt any family farming operation. Minnesota dairy producers know these dynamics firsthand. The...
November 27, 2014 - 5:56am
December 4, 2013
Applications for Conservation Stewardship Program due in January
ST. PAUL – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is opening the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for new enrollments for federal fiscal year 2014. Through Jan. 17, 2014, producers interested in participating in the program can...
December 4, 2013 - 3:58pm
August 23, 2013
What's the buzz with oilseed crops?
The Soils Lab’s annual field day highlights research looking to help honey bees, make jet fuel and improve soil health.
August 23, 2013 - 3:48pm
August 7, 2013
Soils Lab summer field day looks from soil to oil
MORRIS, Minn. -- The 2013 Summer Field Day for the North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris will be held on Thursday, Aug....
August 7, 2013 - 4:57pm
USDA programs assist homeowners make needed improvements
Minnesota’s long winter and recent spring rains can really take a toll on homes, especially older ones with aging roofs, siding or windows. Since June is National Homeownership Month, USDA is reminding area residents to explore options for home improvements and home ownership. For...
June 7, 2013 - 4:41pm
May 3, 2013
Student helps digitize Barnes-Aastad history
MORRIS – Beginning in January, Center for Small Towns’ student Abigail Thebault-Spieker has been digitally archiving documents for the Barnes-Aastad Soil and Water Conservation Research Association. The idea for the project began when Dean Meichsner, Barnes-Aastad treasurer,...
May 3, 2013 - 10:48am
April 8, 2013
Aveda, ARS developing shampoo ingredient from local oil seeds
MORRIS – We're used to seeing “locally grown” advertisements on meats and vegetables. But Stevens County residents may eventually be able to purchase some locally grown products in the shampoo aisle thanks to research being done in conjunction with scientists at the North Central...
April 8, 2013 - 10:01am
February 18, 2013
Runestone Electric Association gets USDA funding for Smart Grid improvements
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Runestone Electric Association of Alexandria, Minn. will receive a $22 million loan from the United States Department of Agriculture...
February 18, 2013 - 11:06am
February 5, 2013
Forcella given top honor by Science Society
Baltimore, Md. -- Research Agronomist Frank Forcella of Morris is among three weed scientists honored by the Weed Science Society of America...
February 5, 2013 - 11:54am
January 16, 2013
USDA Finalizes New Microloan Program
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a new microloan program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designed to help small and family operations, beginning and socially disadvantaged farmers secure loans under $35,000. The new microloan program is aimed at bolstering...
January 16, 2013 - 12:18pm
January 14, 2013
FSA Loan Program Transfers Farmland to the Next Generation of Farmers
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Farm Loan Chief, Stuart Shelstad reminds landowners that the Land Contract Guarantee Program is available to landowners who wish to transfer farm real estate to the next generation of farmers and ranchers. The Land Contract Guarantee Program provides...
January 14, 2013 - 8:44am
December 26, 2012
Census of Ag time again
December 26, 2012 - 2:11pm