Tag: dairy

R&J Agriculture Corner – Cell Cultured Protein and Comparable Issues

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service had a comment period open on labeling over cell cultured animal proteins. Dr. Nicole Neeser is the director of meat and dairy inspection with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, and speaks on what the rules would mean for producers and consumers.

September 27, 2021 0

Farm and Field Show (9/2/21)

Nick Revier – Regional Sales Manager for American Crystal Sugar Region Dusty Jasken – Mahnomen County NRCS Lyle Grimm – Riverview Construction Ben Anderson – Representative Fischbach’s Office Crystal Dibble – Mahnomen/Becker County FSA Steve Dalen – Pifers Auction and Realty, Moorhead, MN Mike Roysland – Fosston, MN Area Producer Brent Halfmann – Farmer near…
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September 2, 2021 0

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 rabbit (below) at the fair receiving a blue ribbon. Xander Accobee didn’t get to show his rabbit Oreo (above) but told us about some of his other 4-H projects. Thor Askelson showed a few projects…
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July 24, 2021 0

Polk County Fair 4-H, FFA Livestock and Exhibit Showcase Interviews and Photos

Tori Erickson kicked off the Polk County 4-H, FFA Livestock & Exhibit Showcase program talking about her pig projects. Marlee Stortroen showed her horse Ciera and how she prepared for the fair. Ava Grunhovd brought multiple species to the fair and had a busy schedule. Mary Jo showed her horse William, one of the fastest…
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July 12, 2021 0

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 on a dairy after a delicious meal! The 2021 Mahnomen Breakfast on the Farm was hosted by Steinmetz Farm and turned into a huge success serving over 1,000 people. Owner Jim Steinmetz said that it…
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June 19, 2021 0

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 and greet with the people behind the Barrick Family Farms Swine Facility near Lockhart and Riverview Dairy near Waukon.  The meet and greet will take place on Wednesday, March 31st from 5:30pm until 7pm at…
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March 26, 2021 0

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 just two projects in Norman County: the Barrick Family Farms Swine Facility and the Waukon Dairy. Norman County Environmental Services Director Garry Johanson provided an update on the two major projects on the KRJB Kaleidoscope…
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February 19, 2021 0