Tag: agriculture

Capitol Update with 3a Rep. Rob Ecklund

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (3/5/2021) International Falls – Back in session, Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined Friday’s edition of The Morning Show. In the past week, Rep. Ecklund helped to pass funding directed to the agriculture bill. Ecklund explained that while agriculture may not be the most prevalent industry in Koochiching County, it has…
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March 5, 2021 0

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 for the sale or lease of land, equipment, machinery, and livestock in Minnesota by beginning farmers. To qualify, the applicant must be a Minnesota resident with the desire to start farming or who began farming…
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January 3, 2021 0

4-H Offering Virtual Agricultural & Horticultural Opportunities

4-H’ers who are interested in agriculture and farming practices across the world have the opportunity to participate in the Explorers in Ag Program. The exploration will take place virtually via Zoom on November 23rd and March 8th. From India to Costa Rica, Norman County 4-H Coordinator Linda Houglum says this a great opportunity for youth…
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November 13, 2020 0

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 Research and Promotion Council CEO Tom Slunecka, MN Soybean Growers Association Vice President and AIC Chairman Mike Skaug, AIC Project Manager Jim Lambert Construction the Ag Innovation Campus (AIC) is officially underway in Crookston after…
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October 28, 2020 0

CLC welcomes new agricultural director

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/13/20) (Brainerd, MN) — Central Lakes College is welcoming in another faculty member as their new Director of the Ag & Energy Center and Farm Business Management. Cory Detloff replaces Keith Olander, who has been in the role since 2014. Olander will be transitioning to the role of Executive Director of…
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October 13, 2020 0