Farm News

R&J Agriculture Corner – American Sheep Industry National Convention Update

Randy Kinney is a sheep producer from the Alexandria, MN, area raising a white face, commercial flock finishing their own ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – MN Ag Expo

The MN Ag Expo was held this week with farmers from all over Minnesota flocking to Mankato to take in ...
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FSA Report Reminds Producers of Upcoming Deadlines for Disaster Programs

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN - Nathan Peterson gave the weekly FSA Report on Thursday, January 20th. The ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – Electric Vehicles vs Ethanol

The Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper held a media conference before testifying before the House Ag Committee ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – National Sunflower Association Research Forum

The National Sunflower Association held their 44th Research Forum in Fargo with producers from all over the country participating in ...
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FSA Report Covers ELAP Deadlines

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN - Nathan Peterson gave the weekly FSA Report for Thursday, January 13th. He ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – The Grain Bin Robot: Grain Weevil

A new piece of technology could save lives when it comes to grain bin management. Grain Weevil is a grain ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – Meat Exports Looking Strong for 2021

The U.S. Meat Export Federation November numbers show a strong value for beef and the end of the year meat ...
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Norman County Ag Returns In-Person on January 26th

Ada, MN -- The 44th Annual Norman County Ag Day, formerly known as the Crop, Seed, and Trade Show, is ...
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Upcoming FSA Deadlines at End of January; Offices Still Operating Under Limited Hours

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN - Nathan Peterson gave the weekly FSA Report on Thursday, January 6th. In ...
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“Let’s Talk Crops!” UMN Extension Strategic Planning Series

Minnesota -- The University of Minnesota-Extension is proud to announce the return of their online webinar series, “Let’s Talk Crops!” ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – Extension Webinar on Strategic Farming: Let’s Talk Crops

Pull up a chair and join in or bring the conversation with you as you go about your day. Whatever ...
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FSA Announces Deadlines for Programs Following the New Year

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN - Nathan Peterson provided the final FSA Report for 2021. With the upcoming ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – 30 X 30 Plan Progress Update

Earlier this year, the Biden Administration proposed we conserve 30% of U.S. land and water by the year 2030. This ...
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Ag Year in Review with the Red River Farm Network

Carah Hart from the Red River Farm Network gives us the rundown of top stories for producers this year. No ...
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New Program Addressing Supply Chain Issues

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar, Tina Smith, and Representative Angie Craig (all D-Minnesota) announced a new program that will release approximately ...
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FSA Office for West Polk County Acquires More Farm Loan Case Loads

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN - Gary Schommer gave the weekly FSA Report on Thursday, December 23rd. The ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – A Year with Barrick Family Farm

We talk with Barrick Family Farm, Ada site manager Jeff Fitzsimmons about how things are going on the operation. It ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – The Year of the Sunflower

John Sandbakken is the Executive Director of the National Sunflower Association and talks about what a year it has been ...
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Extension Reflects on Farming and Agriculture in 2021

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN - As 2021 comes to a close, different industries can look back and ...
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Ag Producers Should Do Year-end Income Tax Planning

Fargo, ND -- Agricultural producers should be focused on year-end tax planning this time of year to avoid any sort ...
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Randy Tufton to Retire from Norman County FSA after Long Career

Ada, MN -- Long-time Norman County FSA Director Randy Tufton recently announced his retirement from the agency, which will be ...
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R&J Agriculture Corner – Commodity Group Donates to REACH

The Norman County Soybean and Corn Growers made a donation of $500 to Rural Enrichment and Counseling Headquarters (REACH) to ...
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FSA Encourages Farmers to Prepare for Upcoming New Year

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota - The FSA Offices in the state of Minnesota will be kept extremely busy these ...
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Land Rent Seminars Scheduled for Norman and Polk County

Ada, MN -- The University of Minnesota Extension Offices of Norman and Polk County invite both land owners and lend ...
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Prairie Grains Conference this Wednesday & Thursday in Grand Forks

Grand Forks, ND -- Wheat and Barley Growers from across Minnesota and North Dakota are encouraged to attend this year’s ...
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MnBA Talks the Advantages of Bison

Albany, MN -- More and more people across the nation have realized the benefits of the North American Bison, whether ...
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Thanksgiving an Excellent Opportunity for MN Turkey Growers to Promote Product and Local Farmers

Minnesota -- Thanksgiving is an important time for everyone, but its especially important to the Minnesota economy. Minnesota tops the ...
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NAFB Reports on KRJB

The following reports were with local agriculture leaders in conjunction with the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) convention in ...
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Mahnomen Farmer Provides Updates on Corn Harvest, Ethanol Initiatives

Mahnomen, MN -- We continue on with our reports from the National Association of Farm Broadcasters convention today on KRJB ...
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