Farm News

MnBA Talks the Advantages of Bison

Albany, MN -- More and more people across the nation have realized the benefits of the North American Bison, whether ...
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Thanksgiving an Excellent Opportunity for MN Turkey Growers to Promote Product and Local Farmers

Minnesota -- Thanksgiving is an important time for everyone, but its especially important to the Minnesota economy. Minnesota tops the ...
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NAFB Reports on KRJB

The following reports were with local agriculture leaders in conjunction with the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) convention in ...
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Mahnomen Farmer Provides Updates on Corn Harvest, Ethanol Initiatives

Mahnomen, MN -- We continue on with our reports from the National Association of Farm Broadcasters convention today on KRJB ...
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FSA Introduces New Program for Feed Transportation Costs

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota - Nathan Peterson gave the weekly FSA report on Thursday, November 18th. Peterson covered the ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – November Sunflower Update

National Sunflower Association Executive Director John Sandbakken talks the end of the harvesting sunflowers across the region, with Minnesota done ...
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MN Delegates Travel to Europe for Trade Talks

Minnesota -- A number of delegates from Minnesota are currently participating in a trade trip to Europe in hopes of ...
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Ethanol Industry Thriving as Travel Picks Up

Minnesota -- While a return to normal driving habits is fueling profits for the oil industry, it’s also leading to ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – Ethanol Gaining Traction in MN and US

Minnesota Corn Growers Association Biofuels and Industry Relation Director Mackenzie Boubin talks about ethanol export numbers for Minnesota and how ...
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UMN Extension Encourages Producers to Take Advantage of Webinars & Online Education During Slower Months

Crookston, MN -- As work begins to slow down for many farmers and ranchers during the transition from fall and ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – North Dakota Gelbvieh Association

David Larson is a Gelbvieh producer near Clearbrook, MN, and serves as the president of the North Dakota Gelbvieh Association ...
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FSA Offices Continue to Be Busy With Loan Programs and Planning for Next Year as Winter Season Approaches

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota - The local FSA offices Northwest Minnesota are reportedly kept busy this time of year ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – MN Lamb and Wool Producers

Executive Secretary of the Minnesota Lamb and Wool Producers, Jeremy Geske, talks on the how the sheep industry is doing ...
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NDAWN Director Daryl Ritchison Talks Fall Weather

Fargo, ND -- All of North Dakota and northwest Minnesota experienced some levels of severe drought this past summer, but ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – MN/WI Charolais Association

Past President of the Minnesota/Wisconsin Charolais Association Clint Kathrein of Little Falls, MN, explains what the group has been up ...
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FSA Report for 10/28

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota - The weekly FSA report was aired on Thursday, October 28th. The updated covered many ...
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American Crystal Sugar Beet Harvest Nearly Complete

Hillsboro, ND -- Following a few setbacks with heat and rain in early October, the American Crystal Sugar Beet is ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – Livestock Health

Minnesota Board of Animal Health Senior Veterinarian Dr. Stacey Schwabenlander talks about livestock health and health documentation, mostly in cattle ...
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Grain Truck Accident in Mahnomen County

Marsh Creek Township, Mahnomen County, MN - Monday 10-25, around 3:30pm, the Mahnomen Sheriff's Office, White Earth PD, Mahnomen FIre, ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – Minnesota Turkey Growers New Interim Executive Director

Brad Finstad has been selected to serve as the Interim Executive Director of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and the ...
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Sign-Up for FSA Program Announced; Harvest Deadline Approaching for Producers

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, Minnesota - The deadline to report fall seeded crops is approaching. Set for November ...
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Winter Season Brings New Programs and Strain on Many Crops for Minnesota Farmers

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota - With the chill in the air and frost on the ground, the winter season ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – Poultry Health

Senior Veterinarian Dr. Shauna Voss with the Minnesota Board of Animal Health talks about poultry farm biosecurity as migration of ...
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State Representative Speaks on Drought Effects and Heavy Fall Rain

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN - As the saying goes, when it rains, it pours. Although some may ...
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FSA Report Covers Future Farmers of America Program and Financial Assistance

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota - Farm Loan Officer Julie Kolodji gave the weekly FSA update on Thursday, October 14th ...
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Mahnomen-Becker FSA Provides Updates on Livestock Assistance Programs

Mahnomen, MN -- The drought situation in Northwest Minnesota appears to be greatly improving. The USDA Drought Monitor at one ...
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UMN Extension Hosts Tour at Golden Sunrise Robotic Dairy Farm

McIntosh, MN -- The University of Minnesota Extension recently hosted their Northwest Minnesota Dairy Farm Tour, which included a visit ...
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October Minnesota Corn Growers Association Update

Minnesota Corn recognized as distinguished friend of Extension – Read here With early harvest, warmer weather growers reminded of manure ...
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FSA Update 10/07

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota - FSA Offices will be busy in the coming weeks as a new fiscal year ...
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FSA Makes Changes to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program; Offices are Now Accepting Applications for Pandemic Assistance of Timber Haulers and Harvesters

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota - Nathan Peterson gave the weekly FSA Report on Thursday, September 30th. Two FSA programs ...
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