Farm News

Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council – August

Twice is nice: MSR&PC’s Annual Report scores national agrimarketing award Dirt Work: Ag Innovation Campus construction begins ...
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FSA Programs to Help in Drought

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency says that August 2nd is the big date to keep in mind ...
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Take Precautions to Avoid Fires During Harvest

Ada, MN -- As wheat harvest begins in the area, fire departments are on alert given the dry conditions and ...
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Mahnomen County Fair 4-H, FFA Livestock and Exhibit Showcase

Luke Donner told us about his many projects at the fair including his Polypay Sheep, Echo. Ashlyn Accobee showed a ...
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Two Days of Fun & 4-H at the Mahnomen County Fair Begins Thursday!

Mahnomen, MN -- The Mahnomen County Fair returns for their 104th annual showing for two days of family fun and ...
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USDA Conservation Signup Ending Soon

Ada, MN -- The rental rate calculations and enhancements have been announced for those interested in one of the several ...
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Construction on New Swine Facility Nearing Completion

While summers are known for vacations, relaxing, and taking a break, Barrick Family Farm, and the farm management company Protein ...
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Anderson Farm in Lake Park to celebrate Sesquicentennial

Anderson Farm during Corn Harvest (Dawn Anderson) Lake Park, MN - A family farm settled in 1871, five miles North ...
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Polk County Fair 4-H, FFA Livestock and Exhibit Showcase Interviews and Photos

Erickson's near finished market barrows at the Polk County Fair. Tori Erickson kicked off the Polk County 4-H, FFA Livestock ...
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Demand for Oats on the Rise

Ada, MN -- Cereal grains have been a staple of the region for a long time. As crops like corn ...
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Acreage Report Deadline Coming Up; County Committee Elections Seeking Candidates

By: Mary Balstad Polk County, MN - In this week's FSA Report, Nathan Peterson spoke about the upcoming deadline for ...
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Farm Equipment Fire Chances Increase with Continued Drought

Fargo, ND -- With prolonged drought conditions across all of North Dakota and northwest Minnesota, the risk of equipment fires ...
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Crops that Can Handle the Heat

Ada, MN -- Dry conditions continue to be a concern for many crops across the region as July and August ...
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Ground Work Nearly Complete for Waukon Dairy

Waukon Township, MN -- Thanks to a dry spring, progress continues to be made on the 10,500 head Waukon Dairy ...
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Norman County Fair 4-H, FFA Livestock and Exhibit Showcase Interviews & Photos

Morgan and Trenton Sip's beef projects Morgan Sip talks about his steer and heifer project (above, laying down) during the ...
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FSA Report, June 24th

By: Mary Balstad Polk County, MN -- Nathan Peterson from the FSA office gave the weekly report on Thursday, June ...
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Local Wheat Crops Will Be Short, But Growers Remain Optimistic About Yield

Ada, MN -- The crops in the Red River Valley have had about every obstacle thrown at them this spring, ...
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FSA Reminds Producers to File Acreage Maps

Ada, MN -- The Norman County Farm Service Agency is asking area producers to pick up their acreage maps and ...
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Steinmetz Successful Breakfast on the Farm

Mahnomen, MN - June is dairy month and what better way to learn about where diary products come from than ...
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Perley Co-op Manager celebrates 40 years at the Co-op

Perley, MN - It was a special day for the Manager of Perley Communty Co-op on Tuesday June 15th. Craig ...
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Grain Storage Cost-Share Program Expected to Continue

Agriculture producers know the dangers that come with their occupation but there are some programs to help producers get reimbursed ...
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4-H & FFA Teaming Up for Ag Academy at U of M-Crookston

Crookston, MN -- Minnesota 4-H is teaming up with Minnesota FFA to host our first ever Ag Academy: Passion to ...
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Dry Weather Impact on Livestock Water

Drought remains an issue across the region impacting crop growth and livestock health. High temperatures in the day paired with ...
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Former ND Senator Byron Dorgan Says KCS-CN Railway Mergers Are Bad for Business

Former US Senator Byron Dorgan from North Dakota is not a big fan of railroad mergers, especially the latest merger ...
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Norman County Soybean Growers Donate Set of Soy-Based Tires to Norman County Sheriff’s Office

Ada, MN -- The Norman County Sheriff’s Office will soon be sporting a new set of tires made from the ...
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Frost & Heavy Winds Cause Issues for Some Local Crops

Photo of frost damage by Select Ag Ada, MN -- While the great weather made for an easy spring planting ...
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USDA Adding Incentives for CRP Program

Ada, MN -- The USDA recently announced that they are again opening enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program as well ...
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Start Your Wednesday Morning with U of M Extension Field Notes Webinar

Ada, MN -- During her monthly visit on the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program, Norman County Extension Educator Heather Dufault shared information ...
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Spring Planting Making Steady Progress

Ada, MN -- Spring planting remains in full swing as area farmers in the Red River Valley transition from wheat ...
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Tires Made Out of Soybeans? MN Soybean Partners with Goodyear to Promote Soy-Based Tires

Minnesota -- Soy checkoff research funding and partnership with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has led to a multi-decade ...
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