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New poultry testing lab in Willmar prepares industry for next avian influenza event
WILLMAR, Minn. -- The despair that was felt in the Minnesota poultry industry this time last year -- after nine million turkeys and chickens were wiped out in an unprecedented outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza -- was replaced with a sense of determined readiness during...
September 22, 2016 - 11:45pm
Speakers discuss GMO crops during ag conference
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Fear fueled by misinformation -- and not science -- is a driving force in the anti-GMO movement that could harm agriculture and make it difficult to feed a growing world population. That was the message delivered Tuesday during the sixth annual Ag and Animal Science...
September 22, 2016 - 7:29pm
September 21, 2016
Franken staff member to visit Adrian today
ADRIAN -- Staff from U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s office and officials from USDA Rural Development will be at Adrian Care Center in Adrian today as part Franken’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Tour. Local farmers and businesses are invited to discuss the impact of federal...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
September 20, 2016
Lightning strike causes outages for USDA Service Center
WORTHINGTON -- Ron McCarvel, director of the Nobles County Farm Service Agency, reported Monday that the Nobles County USDA Service Center was struck by lightning Sept. 15. Upon inspection, McCarvel said there appears to be little physical damage to the building. However, he said...
September 20, 2016 - 2:12am
September 14, 2016
U of M Extension dean visits Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- University of Minnesota Extension Dean Beverly Durgan was in Worthington Tuesday and Wednesday as part of a statewide tour of...
September 14, 2016 - 9:58pm
September 7, 2016
Nobles County FSA hosts workshop Tuesday
WORTHINGTON – The U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farms Service Agency (FSA) invites producers and other interested stake holders to a short workshop at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Community Room at 1567 McMillan St., Worthington. The workshop will discuss voter eligibility...
September 7, 2016 - 9:57pm
September 1, 2016
Farmers tell their story at fair
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Farmers today are not your grandfather's farmers. Minnesota State Fair visitors learn that when they stop in the Farm Bureau booth and actually talk to a real, live farmer. "We are getting a lot of fair goers who have never met a farmer," Nicole Krumrie said....
September 1, 2016 - 9:29pm
Fair showcases larger hen houses
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Chickens in cages draw reactions. Kent Campos and Abby Gross looked at a new Minnesota State Fair display called the Hen House and drew different conclusions. "It looks like there are a lot of them in there," Campos said. "They are kind of climbing over each...
September 1, 2016 - 9:28pm
August 30, 2016
Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- First it was an effort to keep agriculture runoff out of the state's waters by the use of plant buffers, then last week it was a restriction on the use of some pesticides. Many of Minnesota's farmers and farm organizations are not happy with Gov. Mark Dayton,...
August 30, 2016 - 9:23pm
Jackson County sweeps state 4-H swine show; results from 4-H livestock encampment
FALCON HEIGHTS -- It was a clean sweep for Jackson County youths exhibiting in the 4-H Swine Show Friday at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon...
August 30, 2016 - 10:06am
August 29, 2016
State Fair’s Purple Ribbon Auction gives 4-H’ers a financial boost
FALCON HEIGHTS -- Following all of the 4-H livestock shows at the Minnesota State Fair this past weekend, 28 area 4-H’ers earned a spot in...
August 29, 2016 - 9:53pm
August 28, 2016
In State Fair crop art, none top Prince
ST. PAUL -- When it comes to crop art at the Minnesota State Fair, the race wasn’t between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. It was between Trump and Prince. And the winner was Prince. Much like Marshmallow Peeps diorama contests, the crop art competition displayed at the Fair’s...
August 28, 2016 - 9:37pm
August 26, 2016
Poultry back home at Minnesota State Fair
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Abby Fleming may have spoken for Minnesota's poultry industry. "It is good," she said in the middle of the Minnesota State Fair poultry exhibit. "It feels like home again." The clucking, crowing, quacking, honking and peeping heard in the barn when the fair...
August 26, 2016 - 9:36pm
August 24, 2016
Better late than never: Grant dollars target fields damaged in 2014 flooding
LUVERNE -- Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Rock, Pipestone and Jackson counties are among 15 counties across southern Minnesota to be awarded state grants to help fund conservation projects in areas hit hard by heavy rains in 2014. The Minnesota Board of Water & Soil...
August 24, 2016 - 10:14pm
S.D. beef company drops some targets in ‘pink slime’ defamation case
CHICAGO -- South Dakota meat processor Beef Products Inc has dropped more than half the defendants from a lawsuit over its allegations that TV network ABC and others defamed a meat filler critics have dubbed "pink slime." The company, known as BPI, removed ABC's news division, reporter...
August 24, 2016 - 9:58pm