STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE As requested
A reader had requested a photo of Ryan's vest this morning.
Apparently, the newsroom (or more specifically, me) wasn't the only one to give Ryan a hard time about his "farmer" shirt. I hear that Mr... Posted on 3/12/12 at 4:14 PM
ALL ABOUT FOOD Mimi's (Bragday) Monday: Lamb Cake Tradition
There are many theme days for food bloggers. Most are tied to alliteration. There are Meatless Mondays, Wordless Wednesdays and Farmer Fridays. Those are just the ones that pop right into my mind. B... Posted on 4/5/10 at 8:55 AM
Luverne man speaks to Senate panel
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota farmer told a Senate panel Tuesday he wants to know what became of $253,000 of his money that’s gone missing in the collapse of commodities trading firm MF Global Inc.
BREWSTER — With more than 10 percent annual growth in gross domestic product (GDP), Vietnam is quickly becoming a country that relies on partnerships throughout the world to supplement its economy, and agriculture is vital to its future.
WINDOM — A fifth generation farmer and owner of Willow Lake Farm just outside of Windom, Tony Thompson was presented the Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture May 26 during a special ceremony at McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota campus.
Website gives consumers chance to win a year of free groceries
WORTHINGTON — Matt Widboom is one of nine farmers to be featured on a new website designed to educate Minnesota’s consumers about the crops and livestock grown on farms across the state.
WORTHINGTON — Farmers who have been out in recent days getting the rest of last year’s corn crop harvested are finding it over-wintered rather well, considering snow depths that, in some places, buried the entire corn stalk.
Local soybean farmer sees research dollars at work in South America
WORTHINGTON — Rural Worthington farmer and Minnesota Soybean Growers Association board member Bill Gordon recently returned from a research mission trip to Santiago, Chile.
Eldon Bents unloads a hopper full of corn into the wagon Tuesday afternoon in Ransom Township, along Nobles County 6. “It backs up as the dryers aren’t fast enough” said Bents as he works at finishing his last 35 acres.
WORTHINGTON — With one rain delay after another keeping area farmers out of the fields, Gene “Pucky” Sandager thinks farmers should start putting names to these “monsoons” of rain and snow showers that have interrupted harvest — kind of like they assign names to tropical storms and hurricanes.
WORTHINGTON — Soybean harvest across southwest Minnesota has been spotty the past two weeks, thanks to a crop that is maturing later than usual and an ongoing stretch of rainy weather that has kept farmers out of fields that are ready.
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