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Ag Month Discussion with Norman County Soybean/Corn Growers Association

Ada, MN -- This week and the entire month of March we celebrate agriculture as part of National Ag Week  ...
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Polk/Norman Extension Encourages Growers to Handle Produce Safely

Fosston, MN -- Perhaps one of the most enjoyable aspects of growing a successful garden is getting to share the ...
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Norman County FSA: Deadline for Enrollment or Election ARC/PLC Program is March 15th

Ada, MN -- The Norman County FSA office is reminding producers that the deadline for election and enrollment in the ...
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Federal Crop Insurance Deadline Approaching

Ada, MN -- USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin producers that the final date to apply ...
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Annie’s Project

During a recent conversation on the KKCQ Food for Thought program, Polk/Norman Extension Education shared information on exciting program aimed ...
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Fisher School Celebrates National FFA Week

Fisher, MN -- This week is National FFA week and chapters across the country are celebrating in their own unique ...
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Meadow Knapweed Discovered in Norman County

Gary, MN -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture confirmed in 2020 six species of weeds on the state’s Noxious Weeds ...
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Two Major Ag Projects Getting Underway in Norman County

Ada, MN -- More than $100 million dollars is going to be invested over the next year and half through ...
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Common Buckthorn a Growing Concern in Minnesota

St, Paul, MN -- Invasive plant species are becoming a major concern for Minnesota forests and fields and trying to ...
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Norman County Crops Show Goes Virtual this Wednesday

Ada, MN -- The annual Norman County Crop Show is back, but this year it joins the long list of ...
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FSA Accepting Applications for New Quality Loss Adjustment Program

Ada, MN -- Farmers who suffered crop quality losses due to the natural disasters that occurred in 2018 or 2019 ...
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This Weeks FSA Report

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (1/29/21) Bemidji, MN -- Listen to the FSA Report in it's entirety for the week of ...
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Time to Renew your Pesticide Applicators License; Other Updates from Polk & Norman County Extension

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (1/26/21 Polk County, MN -- This is the time of year for producers to renew their ...
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This Weeks FSA Report with Nathan Peterson

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (1/14/21) Bemidji, MN -- Every Thursday morning someone from the Farm Service Agency office goes on-air ...
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U of M Launching “Making Every Acre Pay” Webinar Series

Photo From Cropping Issues in Northwest Minnesota article written by UMN Extension educator Angie Peltierhttps://blog-nwcrops.extension.umn.edu/2020/12/making-every-acre-pay-webinar-series-to.html. The University of Minnesota is ...
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Beginning Farmers in Minnesota have Tax Break Available in 2021

St. Paul - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Rural Finance Authority is now accepting applications for a tax credit ...
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The Farm Must Go On – Virtual Concert to Benefit Farm Rescue

Tis the season for giving and helping others and this year, John Deere has put together a plan to do ...
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Prairie Grains Conference Goes Virtual

For years, the Prairie Grains Conference has been a setting for many meetings, networking, and shared information in the agriculture ...
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Fun Facts & Misconceptions About Minnesota Turkey Farms

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/25/20) Pelican Rapids, MN -- If you plan on eating Turkey this Thanksgiving, there’s a very ...
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Sound Ag Advice: Start Making Tax Plans Before End of Year

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/23/20) Fargo, ND -- As we get closer to the end of the year, now is ...
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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Brings Millions of Aid to Local Farms

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/12/20) Ada, MN -- In mid-September, President Donald Trump and Secretary of Ag Sonny Perdue announced ...
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Barrick Farms and Protein Sources LLP Break Ground Near Lockhart Township, Norman Co. MN

Members of the Barrick Family, Karen and Roger Kurpius, Norman County Commissioner Lee Ann Hall, MN State Senator Kent Eken, ...
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Grey Wolf Off Endangered List

The United States Department of Interior announced Thursday, October 29th that the Grey Wolf also known as the Timberwolf has ...
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Governor Walz Attends Ag Innovation Campus Groundbreaking in Crookston

MN Governor Tim Walz Speaks in Crookston at the Ag Innovation Campus Groundbreaking Left to Right:Governor Tim Walz, MN Soybean ...
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