Farm News

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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Farmland Market as Strong as Ever

Moorhead, MN -- The market for farmland remains as strong as ever. That’s according to Steve Dahlen of Pifers Auctioneers, ...
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Daniel Jossund Named MN FFA Star Farmer

Ada, MN -- Congratulations is in order for Ada-Borup Senior Daniel Jossund, who was announced as the Minnesota FFA Star ...
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Wild Rice Electric Reminds Farmers to Watch Out for Power Lines

Mahnomen, MN -- As the snow melts off the fields and spring returns, farmers will be itching to get back ...
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Norman County FSA Provides Update on CFAP-2 and ARP

Ada, MN -- The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2, or CFAP 2, reopened earlier this month to assist producers of ...
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Dry Spring Comes with Pro’s & Con’s for Area Farmers

Ada, MN -- Farmers are getting a good jump start on the 2021 season thanks to the dry conditions. During ...
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As Spring Planting Starts, Extension Office Encourage Farm Safety

Ada, MN -- Spring planting is getting underway in the Red River Valley and that’s lead Norman-Polk County Extension Educator ...
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FSA Youth Loans

Ada, MN -- Young persons looking to start or operate income-producing projects of modest size through their local 4-H, FFA, ...
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Community Members Welcome Dairy & Swine Projects to Norman County

Twin Valley, MN -- Norman County community members had the chance to get to know the leaders of two major ...
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While Concern for Drought Exists, Optimism Remains for Good Spring Planting Conditions

Ada, MN -- Flooding has thankfully not been a concern this spring, but on the other end of the spectrum, ...
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Norman County EDA Hosting Meet & Greet With Dairy & Swine Facility Companies

Twin Valley, MN -- The Norman County EDA is inviting community leaders, business owners, and residents to a public meet ...
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Ag Month Discussion with Norman County Soybean/Corn Growers Association

Ada, MN -- This week and the entire month of March we celebrate agriculture as part of National Ag Week  ...
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Polk/Norman Extension Encourages Growers to Handle Produce Safely

Fosston, MN -- Perhaps one of the most enjoyable aspects of growing a successful garden is getting to share the ...
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Norman County FSA: Deadline for Enrollment or Election ARC/PLC Program is March 15th

Ada, MN -- The Norman County FSA office is reminding producers that the deadline for election and enrollment in the ...
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Federal Crop Insurance Deadline Approaching

Ada, MN -- USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin producers that the final date to apply ...
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Annie’s Project

During a recent conversation on the KKCQ Food for Thought program, Polk/Norman Extension Education shared information on exciting program aimed ...
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Fisher School Celebrates National FFA Week

Fisher, MN -- This week is National FFA week and chapters across the country are celebrating in their own unique ...
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Meadow Knapweed Discovered in Norman County

Gary, MN -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture confirmed in 2020 six species of weeds on the state’s Noxious Weeds ...
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Two Major Ag Projects Getting Underway in Norman County

Ada, MN -- More than $100 million dollars is going to be invested over the next year and half through ...
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Common Buckthorn a Growing Concern in Minnesota

St, Paul, MN -- Invasive plant species are becoming a major concern for Minnesota forests and fields and trying to ...
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Norman County Crops Show Goes Virtual this Wednesday

Ada, MN -- The annual Norman County Crop Show is back, but this year it joins the long list of ...
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FSA Accepting Applications for New Quality Loss Adjustment Program

Ada, MN -- Farmers who suffered crop quality losses due to the natural disasters that occurred in 2018 or 2019 ...
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This Weeks FSA Report

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (1/29/21) Bemidji, MN -- Listen to the FSA Report in it's entirety for the week of ...
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Time to Renew your Pesticide Applicators License; Other Updates from Polk & Norman County Extension

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (1/26/21 Polk County, MN -- This is the time of year for producers to renew their ...
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This Weeks FSA Report with Nathan Peterson

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (1/14/21) Bemidji, MN -- Every Thursday morning someone from the Farm Service Agency office goes on-air ...
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U of M Launching “Making Every Acre Pay” Webinar Series

Photo From Cropping Issues in Northwest Minnesota article written by UMN Extension educator Angie Peltierhttps://blog-nwcrops.extension.umn.edu/2020/12/making-every-acre-pay-webinar-series-to.html. The University of Minnesota is ...
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Beginning Farmers in Minnesota have Tax Break Available in 2021

St. Paul - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Rural Finance Authority is now accepting applications for a tax credit ...
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The Farm Must Go On – Virtual Concert to Benefit Farm Rescue

Tis the season for giving and helping others and this year, John Deere has put together a plan to do ...
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Prairie Grains Conference Goes Virtual

For years, the Prairie Grains Conference has been a setting for many meetings, networking, and shared information in the agriculture ...
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