Tag: livestock

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. He talks about what the association has been up to recently and what highlights the breed has to offer for producers considering Gelbvieh in their operation.


November 5, 2021 0

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 to and some of the benefits the Charolais cattle may add to a commercial herd.


October 28, 2021 0

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. Dr. Schwabenlander wants producers to keep in contact with the local herd vet this fall as animals move around this time of year.


October 26, 2021 0

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 point had parts of the area as high as a D4, the highest drought level, for several weeks. But the latest update had much of the area downgraded to a D2, known as a severe…
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October 14, 2021 0

Farm and Field Show (9/9/21)

Bill Zurn – Callaway Area Producer Kyle Vig – Producer Near Fosston Matthew Kitchell – Ada Area Producer Randy Tufton – Norman County FSA Paul Engelstad – Producer Near Beltrami James Hardy – CHS Mahnomen General Manager Leif Bakken – Farm and Field Show News


September 9, 2021 0

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 and tomorrow at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Fertile. It’s open to youth up to age 21 in the Northwest Minnesota counties looking to show goat, sheep, swine, and beef species. Organizer Pat Erickson says…
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August 19, 2021 0

Norman/Polk 4-H Ag Livestock Day Camp

Ada, MN — Today the Norman County 4-H is hosting a day camp filled with fun adventures for grades K-3.  This Saturday, August 14th they will be hosting another day camp at the Norman County Fairgrounds, but for grades 3-5, for those interested in agriculture, and specifically livestock. Whether you are interested in learning more…
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August 10, 2021 0

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 as farmers and ranchers continue to work through dry conditions. Norman County Executive Directory for FSA, Randy Tufton, says that’s when producers can get into emergency and managed CRP land for haying and grazing because…
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July 29, 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

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

Morgan Sip talks about his steer and heifer project (above, laying down) during the Livestock and Exhibit Showcase. Morgan Cole showed Shasta (above) during the horse show and told us what it takes to prepare a horse for the fair. Tucker Christianson tells us about his exhibits that were on display in the 4-H buildling.…
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June 28, 2021 0