Farm News

FSA Report, June 24th

By: Mary Balstad Polk County, MN -- Nathan Peterson from the FSA office gave the weekly report on Thursday, June ...
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Local Wheat Crops Will Be Short, But Growers Remain Optimistic About Yield

Ada, MN -- The crops in the Red River Valley have had about every obstacle thrown at them this spring, ...
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Farm and Field Show (6/24/21)

Glen Brandt - Norman County Producer Perry Ellingson - Norman County Fair Board Member Nickie Ambuehl - Norman County Fair ...
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FSA Reminds Producers to File Acreage Maps

Ada, MN -- The Norman County Farm Service Agency is asking area producers to pick up their acreage maps and ...
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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 ...
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Farm and Field Show (6/17/21)

Andy Robinson - NDSU Extension Potato Agronomist Brent Johnson - Fosston Tri Co-Op General Manager Gary Jacobson - Jacobson Red ...
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Perley Co-op Manager celebrates 40 years at the Co-op

Perley, MN - It was a special day for the Manager of Perley Communty Co-op on Tuesday June 15th. Craig ...
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Grain Storage Cost-Share Program Expected to Continue

Agriculture producers know the dangers that come with their occupation but there are some programs to help producers get reimbursed ...
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4-H & FFA Teaming Up for Ag Academy at U of M-Crookston

Crookston, MN -- Minnesota 4-H is teaming up with Minnesota FFA to host our first ever Ag Academy: Passion to ...
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Dry Weather Impact on Livestock Water

Drought remains an issue across the region impacting crop growth and livestock health. High temperatures in the day paired with ...
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Former ND Senator Byron Dorgan Says KCS-CN Railway Mergers Are Bad for Business

Former US Senator Byron Dorgan from North Dakota is not a big fan of railroad mergers, especially the latest merger ...
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Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council – June

Erasing emissions: Minnesota Soybean spotlights biodiesel’s ‘heroic’ environmental impact Gaining Traction: Minnesota Soybean treading new ground with ‘Driving Soy’ tire ...
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Minnesota Soybean Growers Association June Update

Back in action: MSR&PC, MSGA welcome legislative leaders MSGA: Clean Cars rule will hurt Minnesota’s farmers, biofuels industry Dicamba users ...
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Norman County Soybean Growers Donate Set of Soy-Based Tires to Norman County Sheriff’s Office

Ada, MN -- The Norman County Sheriff’s Office will soon be sporting a new set of tires made from the ...
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Frost & Heavy Winds Cause Issues for Some Local Crops

Photo of frost damage by Select Ag Ada, MN -- While the great weather made for an easy spring planting ...
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USDA Adding Incentives for CRP Program

Ada, MN -- The USDA recently announced that they are again opening enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program as well ...
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Start Your Wednesday Morning with U of M Extension Field Notes Webinar

Ada, MN -- During her monthly visit on the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program, Norman County Extension Educator Heather Dufault shared information ...
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Spring Planting Making Steady Progress

Ada, MN -- Spring planting remains in full swing as area farmers in the Red River Valley transition from wheat ...
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Minnesota Corn Growers Monthly Update

Free nitrate screenings available to farmers Read More https://www.mncorn.org/2021/05/03/free-nitrate-screenings-available-to-farmers/ MCR&PC election results announced Read More https://www.mncorn.org/2021/04/29/mcrpc-election-results-announced-2/ MCGA recognized with “Friend ...
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Tires Made Out of Soybeans? MN Soybean Partners with Goodyear to Promote Soy-Based Tires

Minnesota -- Soy checkoff research funding and partnership with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has led to a multi-decade ...
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Farmland Market as Strong as Ever

Moorhead, MN -- The market for farmland remains as strong as ever. That’s according to Steve Dahlen of Pifers Auctioneers, ...
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Daniel Jossund Named MN FFA Star Farmer

Ada, MN -- Congratulations is in order for Ada-Borup Senior Daniel Jossund, who was announced as the Minnesota FFA Star ...
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Wild Rice Electric Reminds Farmers to Watch Out for Power Lines

Mahnomen, MN -- As the snow melts off the fields and spring returns, farmers will be itching to get back ...
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Norman County FSA Provides Update on CFAP-2 and ARP

Ada, MN -- The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2, or CFAP 2, reopened earlier this month to assist producers of ...
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Dry Spring Comes with Pro’s & Con’s for Area Farmers

Ada, MN -- Farmers are getting a good jump start on the 2021 season thanks to the dry conditions. During ...
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As Spring Planting Starts, Extension Office Encourage Farm Safety

Ada, MN -- Spring planting is getting underway in the Red River Valley and that’s lead Norman-Polk County Extension Educator ...
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FSA Youth Loans

Ada, MN -- Young persons looking to start or operate income-producing projects of modest size through their local 4-H, FFA, ...
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Community Members Welcome Dairy & Swine Projects to Norman County

Twin Valley, MN -- Norman County community members had the chance to get to know the leaders of two major ...
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While Concern for Drought Exists, Optimism Remains for Good Spring Planting Conditions

Ada, MN -- Flooding has thankfully not been a concern this spring, but on the other end of the spectrum, ...
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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 ...
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