A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Slime, Blood, Fur, Feathers
My alarm woke me up earlier than I was used to, but on this day I needed to wake up with the fishes to check out the local fish market. Live eels, snakes, frogs, fowl, and much more, the wet market--a... Posted on 3/24/12 at 9:04 AM
REPRINT 1940: Testing Cattle
Nobles County cattle were being tested for TB in 1940.... Posted on 2/4/11 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Red-faced over A.I. definition
At least one night a week I get to serve as proofreader at the Daily Globe. It isn't every page I proof - basically it's the front page, region and tri-state pages, business and nation/world news page... Posted on 12/16/10 at 10:00 PM
WORTHINGTON — With nearly half a dozen livestock expansion projects already cleared for construction this year, 2013 is on pace to be nearly as active as 2012 for producers looking to add more barns and feed more animals.
WORTHINGTON — Record-setting heat and high humidity will make it virtually unbearable to spend any length of time outdoors over the next several days, and while humans can relax in air-conditioned comfort indoors, the region’s livestock herds don’t have that luxury.
Area counties all mark growth, reasons vary
PIPESTONE — After a multi-year lull in livestock and facilities expansion in southwest Minnesota, area counties are seeing increased demand for special permits that allow farmers to build new barns and expand existing feedlots.
WORTHINGTON — In their fourth meeting of the past five weeks, Nobles County Planning Commission members approved two livestock barn expansions, the creation of a new open manure storage pit and the establishment of a rural home business Wednesday night.
Permit request approved despite opposition
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission Wednesday night approved the first step in the permitting process for Lynch Livestock to move from its present site along Worthington’s southeast beltline to a new location along Minnesota 60, northeast of Worthington.
WORTHINGTON — Three young livestock producers went before the Nobles County Planning Commission Wednesday night seeking conditional use permits to establish new or expand existing cattle operations in the county.
Animals and people used different methods to beat the heat at the Nobles County Fair Friday afternoon, eating icy-cold malts, hiding out in the shade and taking plenty of water. Click here to view video of the fair.
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.
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