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Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
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Spessard 90th birthday
Request for Bids for Group Health Insurance for Worthington Independent School District 518
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January 28, 2015
Nobles County proposes updates to feedlot ordinance
WORTHINGTON — While it still faces final approval from the Nobles County Board of Commissioners, a rewritten feedlot ordinance is hoped to ease confusion among farmers and make it easier for manure management officials to ensure land application of manure is being done correctly. The...
January 28, 2015 - 9:06pm
March 6, 2014
Snow melt poses challenges for livestock manure management
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is asking farmers to take precautions as they plan to spread livestock manure on cropland during these warmer days of winter. As winter gives way to spring, rapid snow melt and potential for flooding pose challenges. Farmers who...
March 6, 2014 - 8:21pm
County displeased with manure spill, length of time to clean it up
WORTHINGTON -- With a recommendation from the Nobles County Planning Commission to grant a conditional use permit to Randy Wiertsema to keep a manure stockpile in place until after harvest, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners appeared to reluctantly grant the permit during the...
news / agriculture
August 6, 2013 - 9:39pm
July 18, 2013
Manure stockpile may get to stay until fall
Wiertsema seeks conditional use permit to leave stockpile in place
news / agriculture
July 18, 2013 - 5:00pm
July 8, 2013
WORTHINGTON -- With the high cost of tillable land, many farmers who want to improve their profit margins in agriculture today are turning to livestock production. In recent years, Nobles County Environmental Services has seen a deluge of development in pork production, cattle feeding...
July 8, 2013 - 11:46pm
May 30, 2013
RUSHMORE -- Water samples were collected from a privately-owned gravel pit Thursday to determine how much contamination exists following a manure...
May 30, 2013 - 11:47pm
May 29, 2013
County investigates manure spill
RUSHMORE -- A large stockpile of cattle manure, coupled with recent rains, has led to a significant manure spill in Nobles County's Little Rock...
May 29, 2013 - 10:54pm
May 23, 2013
Underground manure pipeline closer to reality
WORTHINGTON -- Ocheda Dairy Inc.
May 23, 2013 - 11:28pm
August 4, 2011
Iowa feedlot must pay $15K for manure discharge
HAWARDEN, Iowa (AP) -- A northwest Iowa feedlot has been ordered to pay a $15,000 penalty for discharging cattle manure into a Sioux County tributary. A news release from the Iowa Attorney General's Office says Haverhals Farms Inc. allowed 950,000 gallons of manure to flow into...
August 4, 2011 - 12:06pm
November 27, 2009
Rock River Watershed receives grant to address manure management
LUVERNE -- The Rock River Watershed, spanning portions of Rock, Nobles, Pipestone and Murray counties, has received a nearly $150,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant to address manure management issues. The funds will be used to provide cash incentives to livestock producers...
November 27, 2009 - 12:00am