Tag: Norman County

Norman County 4-H Prepares for Minnesota State Fair

Ada, MN — The Minnesota State Fair is about a week and a half away from opening the gates and Norman County Extension 4-H Coordinator Linda Houglum is encouraging those taking part to make sure to check out the local exhibitors and support those who are participating. Houglum says they’ll actually be bringing down the…
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August 15, 2022 0

Soybean Acres Drop, But Still Top Seeded Crop in Norman County

Ada, MN — Soybeans remain the top-seeded crop in Norman County this year, but overall acres are down compared to 2021. James Kruize with the Norman County Farm Service Agency shared this year’s acreage report statistics while on the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program this week. The big four crops in Norman County, which includes soybeans (182,000),…
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August 10, 2022 0

Norman County Planning & Zoning Trends

Ada, MN — During a recent visit on the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program, Garry Johanson with Norman County Planning and Zoning shared some recent trends in building permits and new construction throughout the county in past couple of years. It may not be as noticeable because they are spread out throughout the rural regions, but Johanson…
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August 4, 2022 0

Upcoming Norman County 4-H Events

Ada, MN — A couple of upcoming 4-H events for area youth. On Tuesday, August 9th, those who completed 6th grade and up can come learning all there is to know about the Basic to Livestock Marketing. Participants will learn the importance of livestock marketing, catalog development, livestock photography, advertising, and animal management. The session…
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July 29, 2022 0

Stepping Up: Norman County Farmers Walk the Walk with New Campaign

ADA – From farm to frontline, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) is taking another giant leap forward to highlight environmentally friendly investments from the soybean checkoff. Norman County Soybean/Corn Growers, in partnership with MSR&PC – which directs the state’s soybean checkoff resources – is launching the Stepping Up campaign to amplify farmer…
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July 28, 2022 0

Easier Access for Veterans Crisis Support Line

Ada, MN — WASHINGTON — Effective July 16, Veterans have the option to Dial 988 then Press 1 to connect with caring, qualified responders for 24/7 crisis support. In response to the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act designating the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, the Department of Veterans Affairs has made it more user friendly…
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July 25, 2022 0

Norman County Salvation Army Taking Donations for Backpack Drive

Ada, MN — The Norman County Salvation Army is currently accepting donations of new backpacks for their annual Backpack Drive, as well as taking applications for youth in need of new backpacks and school supplies ahead of the school year. Aimee Eggen with the Norman County Salvation Army says they already have all the school…
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July 22, 2022 0

Nominations Open For Norman County FSA County Committee

Ada, MN — The Norman County Farm Service Agency reminds producers that County Committee Elections are coming up this fall and nominations are now open for the western third of the county. James Kruize, Executive Director of the Norman County FSA, says the county committees play in important role in the FSA programming. Nomination forms…
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July 13, 2022 0

Norman County Farm Bureau Updates By-Laws to be More Inclusive

Ada, MN — The Norman County Farm Bureau held their annual meeting on Monday morning at the Norman County Fairgrounds where they held a breakfast, received an update on the Waukon Dairy, and most importantly update their by-laws. Norman County Farm Bureau President Michael Kitchell says the main goal of updating their by-laws was to…
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July 12, 2022 0

Norman County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Ada, MN — The Norman County Farm Bureau will host their annual meeting this coming Monday, July 11th. The meeting will be held at the Norman County Fairgrounds Coliseum at 8:30am and will feature a “blackstone” breakfast with pancakes, eggs, and sausage cooked up by Norman County Farm Bureau President Michael Kitchell. A big focus…
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July 8, 2022 0