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Donnelly News: 07302016
Community Calendar: July 30, 2016
UMM Preview: July 30 to Aug. 6, 2016
Business Briefs: July 30, 2016
City looks for bids to complete planned road maintenance program
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
Letter: Backer’s been there and tried that
Letter: Putting the republic on notice
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
Open Houses: July 30, 2016
CotahRose James O'Brien
Grayson Scott Luthi
Jackson Dean Ver Steeg
Billy James Blaisdell
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
October 17, 2014
Fair Farmland Rental Agreement presentation in Alexandria Nov. 14
Landlords, farmers and agri-business professionals should make plans to attend one of the informative meetings on farmland rental agreements being held across Central and Southern Minnesota. These free meetings are provided by University of Minnesota Extension. Farm land rental...
October 17, 2014 - 9:14am
October 6, 2014
USDA Farm Service Agency Announces Key Dates for New 2014 Farm Bill Safety Net Programs
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing key dates for farm owners and producers to keep in mind regarding the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The new programs, designed to help...
October 6, 2014 - 11:09am
September 26, 2014
Features from the Farm 092714
Brad Heins Assistant Professor Organic Dairy Management News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Food Production Systems (Top) Fodder is grown for seven day before harvesting. (Bottom) After soaking seeds for 12 to 24 hours, they are laid out on plastic trays...
September 26, 2014 - 4:44pm
August 28, 2014
Farm Bill Allows Early Termination for Certain CRP Contracts
ST. PAUL, Minn. USDA Minnesota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Debra Crusoe reminds producers that as of Aug. 6, producers with acres under contract through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can apply for early contract termination, as required by the 2014 Farm...
August 28, 2014 - 5:30am
August 22, 2014
Features from the Farm 082314
News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Steve Poppe Horticulture Scientist Esther Jordan Communications Specialist 2014 top ten performing annual flowers Lantana “Beach Cities Malibu” (top) and Lobularia “Tetraploid White” (bottom) are...
August 22, 2014 - 4:41pm
July 25, 2014
Features from the Farm
News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Mike Reese, Eric Buchanan, and George Nelson West Central Research and Outreah Center 'Greening' energy consumed in agricultural production systems The agricultural industry consumes an immense amount of fossil-fuel...
July 25, 2014 - 3:38pm
June 27, 2014
Features From the Farm 062814
News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Summer events and activities at the WCROC Esther Jordan Communication Specialist Nestled among the fields and meadows of western Minnesota, the University of Minnesota’s West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC)...
June 27, 2014 - 4:26pm
June 11, 2014
Filing period for FSA County elections opens June15
The election of agricultural producers to Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees is important to all farmers and ranchers. It is crucial that every eligible producer participate in these elections because FSA county committees are a link between the agricultural community and...
June 11, 2014 - 6:18am
May 23, 2014
Features from the Farm
The University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) in Morris established an organic dairy herd in 2008, and subsequently began transitioning selected fields from conventional crop production to organic crop production in effort to support the organic dairy...
May 23, 2014 - 5:15pm
May 7, 2014
AgVilsack Announces Continued Progress on 2014 Farm Bill Implementation
griculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced continued progress during the first 90 days of implementing the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the 2014 Farm Bill), which President Obama signed into law on February 7. The 2014 Farm Bill reforms agricultural policy, reduces the deficit, and...
May 7, 2014 - 3:20pm
April 5, 2014
Minnesota farm incomes drop dramatically in 2013
MORRIS – As corn prices declined in the fall of 2013, so did farm incomes for a majority of Minnesota farms, according to a joint analysis conducted by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and University of Minnesota Extension. Overall, net farm income was $41,899...
April 5, 2014 - 5:44am
March 25, 2014
2014 Morris Sun Tribune Farm Progress Issue
March 25, 2014 - 2:28pm
Ag Secretary announces increased opportunity for producers as part of new Farm Bill
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced increased opportunity for producers as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill. A fact sheet outlining modifications to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Farm Loan Programs is available here. “Our...
March 25, 2014 - 1:44pm
March 20, 2014
Stevens Soil & Water Conservation District 2013 Annual Review
The Stevens SWCD's annual review for 2013.
March 20, 2014 - 8:48am
Managing snowmelt on farmsteads
A few actions now can help prevent springtime snowmelt problems on farmsteads with big snow piles and drifts. Reported frost depths range from 8 to 45 inches across Minnesota. With the coming warmer weather, farmers should consider where the snowmelt will go and how it could impact...
March 20, 2014 - 6:06am