Farm News

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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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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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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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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Heat & Help Among Issues for Sugar Beet Growers Leading up to Main Harvest Campaign

Ada, MN -- Sugar beet growers throughout the Red River Valley are gearing up for sugar beet hauling campaign, which ...
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FSA Report for September 23rd

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Red Lake County, Minnesota - Harvest season is here, which means plenty of farmers in the ...
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Ag Innovation Campus Construction Update

Crookston, MN -- Progress continues to be made on the Ag Innovation Campus and crush facility in Crookston. Tom Slunecka, ...
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Fall Weather Outlook

West Fargo, ND -- During his weather outlook seminar at Big Iron, Drew Lerner of World Weather Incorporated stated that ...
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Dry Conditions in Fields Show Improvement with Recent Rainfall; High Tech Robotic Diary Field Day on September 22nd

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN - As harvest season approaches, many local farmers are grateful for the recent ...
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Former Ag Leaders Collin Peterson & Bill Northey Continue to be Involved in Ag Policy

Don Wick of the RRFN visits with former Congressman Collin Peterson and Former USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey West Fargo, ...
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Area Farmers Speculate About the Drought’s Effects on Future Growing Season

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Fosston, MN - The past week has delivered some much needed rain to area farmers. After ...
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Waukon Dairy Construction on Track; Structures Taking Shape

Waukon, MN -- Progress continues to be made on the Waukon Dairy construction site southeast of Gary, MN. Motorists driving ...
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American Crystal Sugar PreHaul Underway

Hillsboro, ND -- The American Crystal Sugar Beet Pre-haul campaign got underway last Tuesday, and it seems fitting that rain ...
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NDSU Sound Ag: What Producers Should Keep in Mind if they are Considering Grazing Cattle on Corn

Fargo, ND -- Faced with poor corn yields due to drought, some producers in the northern plains have begun or ...
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Gully Farmer Suffers Frost Damage in August

Gully, MN -- Farmers have dealt with a number of difficulties this year, from the late frost in the spring ...
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FSA Report Details Livestock Forage Program

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN - Nathan Peterson of FSA gave the weekly report on Thursday, August 19th ...
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Northern Lights Northwest Junior Livestock Show Thursday & Friday in Fertile

Fertile, MN -- The Northern Lights Northwest Jr Livestock Association will be hosting their 2nd annual Jr Livestock Show today ...
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Area Farmers Comment on Drought Conditions and Crop Expectancy

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Fosston, MN - Area farmers in northern Minnesota are facing one of the the driest farming ...
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Where the Drought Stands According to NDAWN

Drought has become the theme this summer across much of North Dakota Agriculture Weather Network territory, which includes sites in ...
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Livestock Assistance Program Updates with Norman County FSA

Ada, MN -- The Norman County Farm Service Agency is encouraging livestock producers who are impacted by the drought conditions ...
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Harvesting Nontraditional Crops for Hay an Option

The drought in North Dakota is impacting the yield of small-grain crops such as barley, oats, rye, triticale and wheat, ...
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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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