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March 11, 2016
Sunrise Farms faces action for fish kill
March 11, 2016 - 9:57pm
March 4, 2016
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson discusses his recent trip to Cuba and the opportunties opening up now that relations between Cuba and the United States are starting to thaw. (Shelby Lindrud/Forum News Service)
Minnesota ag commissioner hopeful for more trade with Cuba
March 4, 2016 - 9:55pm
Ag practices event set for Feb. 15
February 4, 2016 - 9:34pm
January 29, 2016
Dayton backs off buffer strips for private ditches
January 29, 2016 - 10:46pm
January 28, 2016
A trio provides music for Cowboy Church at the Jackson Livestock arena. (Submitted photo)
Saddling up with the Lord: Jackson sale barn hosts monthly Cowboy Church service
January 28, 2016 - 10:14pm
Construction on a new feedlot on the Ryan Thier farm west of Rushmore continues. (TIm Middagh/Daily Globe)
Southwest Minnesota counties see continued expansion in cattle, hog facilities
January 28, 2016 - 10:04pm
January 21, 2016
Input to be gathered on changes to feedlot ordinance
January 21, 2016 - 9:12pm
January 20, 2016
Nancy and Jerry Ackermann of rural Lakefield were honored for responsible nutrient management during the 24th annual No-Till Conference earlier this month in Indianapolis, Ind. The Ackermanns have found success through increased yields using strip till and cover crop plantings. (Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe)
Ackermanns receive national award for nutrient management
January 20, 2016 - 9:46pm
January 15, 2016
Fearing wave of bankruptcies, corn belt wants new debt cap
January 15, 2016 - 9:35pm
December 29, 2015
Iowa ethanol plants produce record 4 billion gallons in 2015
December 29, 2015 - 9:50pm
Year in Review: Avian influenza takes toll on area poultry producers
December 29, 2015 - 9:44pm
December 28, 2015
Year in Review: Farmers enjoy record 2015 harvests
December 28, 2015 - 9:54pm
December 11, 2015
Fine-tuning for feedlots: New Nobles County ordinance moves closer to reality
December 11, 2015 - 9:55pm
November 12, 2015
Touting the benefits of wind energy during a program in Slayton Thursday morning were David Easler (left), senior plant manager of Vestas; Rep. Joe Schomacker (R-Luverne), Jay Trusty, executive director of Southwest Regional Development Commission; Gene Metz, Nobles County Commissioner and legislative chair of the Rural Minnesota Energy Board; and Chris Kunkle, Wind on the Wires representative. (Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe)
Big money: Program marks 2014 wind revenue of more than $7.2 million
November 12, 2015 - 9:45pm
Area farmers survey cover crop success on one of Jerry Ackermann’s fields near Sioux Valley Tuesday morning. The Cover Crop Conversation was hosted by the Heron Lake Watershed District. (Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe)
Cashing in on cover crops: Benefits range from better drainage and weed control to livestock forage
November 12, 2015 - 9:38pm