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April 22, 2016
Frekings are MPPA Family of the Year
JACKSON — New Fashion Pork is thriving because of the Freking family’s commitment to old-fashioned values. And although the success of New...
April 22, 2016 - 10:18pm
Cuperuses plan to take Prairie View from clubhouse to produce and gathering place
WORTHINGTON — There are still a few details to be ironed out, but within a few months, Jill and Jake Cuperus hope to have a storefront to headquarter...
April 22, 2016 - 10:13pm
April 21, 2016
Commercial shrimp farming coming to Minnesota
BALATON — Year-round commercial shrimp farming may come to Minnesota, and harvesting may happen during the state’s coldest months. tru Shrimp...
April 21, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Heights ranch adds white bison to herd
LUVERNE — On a ranch approximately three miles north of Luverne, the buffalo — bison — roam. At Prairie Heights, owner John Bowron has...
April 21, 2016 - 5:11pm
Cunningham becomes first area producer to be Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certified
PIPESTONE — From the east, west and south of Ian Cunningham’s fourth-generation family farm outside of Pipestone, passersby get a glimpse...
April 21, 2016 - 3:07pm
March 31, 2016
Three livestock expansion projects get preliminary approval
WORTHINGTON — With no public input offered on plans for three livestock expansion projects and the construction of an earthen manure basin, the Nobles County Planning Commission progressed through its agenda in less than half an hour Wednesday night. All four of the requests for...
March 31, 2016 - 8:09pm
March 20, 2016
Iowa egg farm faces legal action for wastewater spill
DES MOINES, Iowa — One of the nation’s largest egg farms, which lost millions of hens in last year’s bird flu outbreak, is defending itself against legal action by the state over a wastewater spill that fouled 18 miles of stream in northwest Iowa and killed 163,000 fish. The...
March 20, 2016 - 9:30pm
March 13, 2016
Area produce growers to offer community shares in garden crops
LAKEFIELD — For area vegetable farmers like Bill Brandt and Jill and Jake Cuperus, the area’s farmers markets have been a great tool for...
March 13, 2016 - 9:52pm
March 11, 2016
Sunrise Farms faces action for fish kill
HARRIS, Iowa — Sunrise Farms, a division of Sonstegard Foods, now faces state environmental action for a large waste spill last fall that killed more than 163,000 fish, including 700 sport fish, The Des Moines Register reported earlier this week. Sunrise Farms is an egg-laying operation...
March 11, 2016 - 9:57pm
March 4, 2016
Minnesota ag commissioner hopeful for more trade with Cuba
WILLMAR — When Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson visited Cuba he had to put his past beliefs about the country behind...
March 4, 2016 - 9:55pm
Ag practices event set for Feb. 15
SHELDON, Iowa — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Level 1 workshop covering Good Agricultural Practices (GAP). This one-day workshop is for farmers who sell directly to consumers or are considering expanding to foodservice or other markets. The training is...
February 4, 2016 - 9:34pm
January 29, 2016
Dayton backs off buffer strips for private ditches
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ceded ground to farm interests, Republicans and some Democrats over a contentious aspect of his plan to require vegetative buffer strips to help protect water from agricultural runoff and erosion. Privately owned drainage ditches are off...
January 29, 2016 - 10:46pm
January 28, 2016
Saddling up with the Lord: Jackson sale barn hosts monthly Cowboy Church service
JACKSON — As a young girl, Judy Wiedemeier wanted to grow up to be a cowboy. Today, she still is much enamored of the cowboy way of life. By...
January 28, 2016 - 10:14pm
Southwest Minnesota counties see continued expansion in cattle, hog facilities
LUVERNE — Whether looking to put grain into livestock or save money on fertilizer by spreading manure, farmers in southwest Minnesota are investing...
January 28, 2016 - 10:04pm
January 21, 2016
Input to be gathered on changes to feedlot ordinance
WORTHINGTON — Public meetings will be conducted at 2 and 7 p.m. Monday at the Nobles County Public Works Building, 960 Diagonal Road, to discuss the Nobles County Feedlot Ordinance. A third opportunity is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, during the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting at...
January 21, 2016 - 9:12pm