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E. coli-free -- Tests on Blue Mounds State Park water come back clear
Reading residents work together to offer Bible school
St. Mary's School cultivating new curriculum
Registrants sought for UV Splash Color Dash
Section 2AA track and field: Trojans Abella, Kill join Alwal at state
Section 3AA golf: Worthington boys make state
Section 3A softball: Edgerton/Southwest Christian gets it done
Section 3AA baseball: Luverne dumps New London-Spicer
VFW baseball: Worthington sweeps Westbrook in opener
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Column: Rand Paul's decline
Column: Being Bill Kristol
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Janice J. Bruns
Ellen "Mae" Voss
Pastor Oscar Stene
Dale H. Heidebrink
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October 14, 2008
Brief: AgStar Fund offers grants
MANKATO -- The AgStar Fund for Rural America, the corporategiving program of AgStar Financial Services, is accepting grant applications to support farmers and rural residents. Up to $10,000 is available per organization for funding in one of AgStar's four focus areas: Education, Environment,...
October 14, 2008 - 10:00am
Farmers should be careful not to remove too much corn residue this fall
ST. PAUL -- In most fields, corn residue remaining after grain harvest is incorporated into the soil with tillage or is left on the soil surface. But corn residue is also becoming a commodity.
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Brief: MCGA names president
SHAKOPEE -- Doug Albin, a farmer from rural Clarkfield, has been installed as the new president of the 6,000-member Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA). Albin raises corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa. He has been an MCGA member for 28 years and has been active on the state...
October 7, 2008 - 2:01pm
Brief: Bosma joins Angus group
RUSHMORE -- Bosma Farms, Rushmore, is a new member of the American Angus Association of St. Joseph, Mo. The American Angus Association, with more than 36,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef cattle registry association in the world. Its computerized records...
October 7, 2008 - 2:00pm
Brief: SowBridge series planned
ST. PAUL -- Registrations are now being taken for the next year of the SowBridge Breeding Herd Education Series, which will begin Nov. 5. The distance learning program is designed for owners, employees, technicians, managers and technical service providers involved in managing...
October 7, 2008 - 1:55pm
Comments sought on proposed swine expansion
MARSHALL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has prepared an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for Randy Hein, who has proposed expanding an existing operation by adding a 101- by 192-foot swine finishing barn with a maximum capacity of 2,400 head, in Section 28, Graham...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
Alpaca open house, Farm Bill deadline set
Stevens Llama Tique farm tour WORTHINGTON -- The Stevens Llama Tique will host an Alpaca open house and farm tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The event is part of a nationwide Alpaca open house and farm tour. Visitors to the Stevens farm will get to...
September 23, 2008 - 11:40am
COOL set to take effect
ORANGE CITY, Iowa -- After Sept. 30, consumers may notice a new look in the meat counter. No longer will consumers wonder if their meat is from the U.S. or another country. This is because Country of Origin Labeling will have begun. While Country of Origin Labeling is a part...
September 23, 2008 - 11:40am
Adrian farmer honored for quality pork production
ADRIAN -- An area pork producer was recently honored for the quality of pork he produces on his family's farm southeast of Adrian. Terry Edgar, who has raised pork for Niman Ranch for the last couple of years, earned seventh place of 575 Niman Ranch producers for the pork produced...
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
Emerging bio-energy markets
BENSON -- On a clear day, it's possible to stand on the highest ground on Mary Jo and Luverne Forbord's Prairie Horizons farm and see the state's pioneer green energy markets in both Benson and Morris. Some 11 miles to the south in Benson, the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company and...
September 3, 2008 - 12:01am
August 14, 2008
An aphid explosion
WORTHINGTON -- Rural Round Lake farmer Tom Wiese pointed out a winged aphid on the underside of a leaf in his soybean field Wednesday morning, as crops specialist Liz Stahl, of the Regional Extension Center in Worthington, looked on. Aphid populations across southwest Minnesota and...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Conflict over conservation
Many agricultural producers are blaming state wildlife groups for not being able to graze or hay their Conservation Reserve Program acreage. The accusations follow a lawsuit filed by the National Wildlife Federation against the U.S.
August 13, 2008 - 10:01am
April 23, 2008
Area farmers back at it
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
House approves plan to fight bovine TB
WORTHINGTON -- A plan to slaughter cattle herds, erect fences and collect money to fight bovine tuberculosis in northwest Minnesota passed the state House unanimously on Thursday. The bill, introduced by Rep. Dave Olin, passed 131-0 after he warned about the effect the bovine TB...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am
April 15, 2008
Letter: Don't blame farmers for high food prices
Media reports blaming farm profits and ethanol production for higher food costs are presenting a distorted view of the issue. The stories ignore all of the other variables that are affecting food prices. This is analogous to putting together a jigsaw puzzle using only two pieces from...
April 15, 2008 - 12:00am