Author: Leif Bakken

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

Do Not Forget About ATV Safety

People have taken the opportunity to be outdoors this summer doing many activities but safety cannot be on the back burner. Lisa Dugan is the recreation safety outreach coordinator with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, talks about safety when it comes to All Terrain Vehicles. Dugan says ATV training is recommended for anyone who…
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July 22, 2021 0

Farm and Field Show (7/22/21)

Alex Barrick – Barrick Family Farm Ken Hove – Fosston, MN Area Producer Corey Jacobson – Ada, MN Area Farmer Robin Stene – Valley United Co-op Todd Geselius – Southern MN Beet Sugar Cooperative, Vice President of Ag Steve Dalen – Pifers Auction and Realty, Moorhead, MN Darrel Moore – Flom, MN Area Farmer Anne…
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July 22, 2021 0

R&J Outdoors Show – ATV Safety and Bemidji Area Shooters Association

Lisa Dugen – Recreation Safety Outreach Coordinator, MN Department of Natural Resources Pete Milli – President, Bemidji Area Shooters Association


July 22, 2021 0

Farm and Field Show (7/15/21)

Brett Lien – Crookston area producer Crystal Dibble – FSA Director for Mahnomen and Becker counties Bryan Anderson – Lake Park area producer Steve Dalen – Pifer’s Auction and Reality, Moorhead, MN Brad Pake – Pake Flying Services LLC, Felton, MN Daryl Ritchison – NDAWN meteorologist Sara Lovas – Hillsboro area producer Maureen Aubol –…
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July 15, 2021 0

R&J Outdoors Show – Clear Waters Outfitting and South Dakota Guided Fishing

Sandra Meer – Clear Waters Outfitting, Owner, Clearwater, MN Jarrod Fredricks – South Dakota Guided Fishing, Owner, Estelline, SD


July 15, 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

Demand for Oats on the Rise

Ada, MN — Cereal grains have been a staple of the region for a long time. As crops like corn and soybeans have gown in popularity and price, small grains were pushed further west. University of Minnesota Extension agronomist for small grains Jochum Wiersma says Minnesota has a rich history in grains. Many producers still…
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July 9, 2021 0