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'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
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Sylvester "Sy" Lonneman
Benjamin Bruce Raudenbush
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March 13, 2017
'The hot topic'
GRAND FORKS — Like other Upper Midwest soybean farmers, Mike Loyland is happy that he has a new tool to fight weeds. Also like other area...
March 13, 2017 - 8:00pm
January 26, 2017
Spronk Seed Farm expansion meets growing demand for bulk seed
EDGERTON — While midwestern winters send farm fields into a period of dormancy, January is anything but dormant at Spronk Seed Farm just outside...
January 26, 2017 - 9:47am
November 24, 2016
Klobuchar on Obama’s renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
WASHINGTON -- Many American farmers are thankful today for an Obama administration decision to boost the amount of renewable fuels, such as made from corn and soybeans, in the country's gasoline and diesel supply. The Wednesday, Nov. 23 announcement was a turnaround for the Environmental...
November 24, 2016 - 8:38pm
May 9, 2016
Rains hamper planting: Southwest Minnesota, northwest Iowa lag behind their state
WORTHINGTON — Area farmers grew accustomed to praying for timely rains during the past several years. Now, they’re praying for sunshine and...
May 9, 2016 - 9:06pm
March 28, 2016
Starting with soybeans: Local farmers build relationships on Minnesota mission trip to Vietnam
BREWSTER — A pair of farmers from Brewster and Sioux Valley were among a contingent of Minnesota soybean growers and others to travel to Vietnam...
March 28, 2016 - 9:02pm
January 20, 2016
Ackermanns receive national award for nutrient management
LAKEFIELD — Jerry and Nancy Ackermann have farmed a little differently than some of their neighbors for years now. While they may get a few...
January 20, 2016 - 9:46pm
October 14, 2015
Breaking records: State’s corn, soybean yields best ever as local producers reap bin-buster crops
WORTHINGTON — Phenomenal, incredible, outstanding, record-breaking — those are all words area crop producers and grain specialists are using...
October 14, 2015 - 9:47pm
August 19, 2015
Iowa, S.D. soybean growers find common ground: Water issues, cover crops create link between neighbors
MITCHELL, S.D. — South Dakota and Iowa have always been good neighbors. Now, their soybean advocates are continuing the same tradition. Centering...
August 19, 2015 - 8:58pm
March 12, 2015
Improving soil health may require more use of cover crops
WORTHINGTON — Farming practices haven’t been kind to the agricultural landscape since farmers first began tilling up the prairie soils of southwest Minnesota more than a century ago. The common two-crop rotation of corn and soybeans has contributed little organic matter to...
March 12, 2015 - 8:28pm
January 1, 2015
Happy trails, Augie!
BREWSTER — August Froderman will retire today on a day likely as cold as the one he started on in February 1969. For more than four decades,...
January 1, 2015 - 9:37pm
September 7, 2012
Farmers already in the fields for ultra-early harvest
WORTHINGTON -- Several loads of new crop corn were delivered to New Vision Cooperative elevators in southwest Minnesota Thursday, but yield reports...
September 7, 2012 - 9:30pm
May 22, 2012
Farmers make big advance planting soybeans
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Warm weather is helping Minnesota farmers make rapid progress planting soybeans. According to the USDA's weekly crop-weather report Monday, soybean planting in Minnesota has jumped to 81 percent complete. That com-pares with 30 percent last year and a five-year average...
May 22, 2012 - 10:07am
Consider pros, cons of rolling soybean fields
ST. PAUL -- The idea of using land rollers is somewhat novel to row-crop farmers, but alfalfa producers have been rolling fields for decades.
February 22, 2011 - 10:54am
October 12, 2010
Harvest: 'Yields are fantastic'
WORTHINGTON -- Greg Ponto of rural Reading is feeling really good about this year's harvest, but it pains him in a way. Other farmers in southwest...
October 12, 2010 - 10:19pm
May 21, 2010
Regional farmers on a roll
WORTHINGTON -- More and more farmers throughout the area are pulling an odd form of farm implement behind their tractors these days -- rollers. Commonly...
May 21, 2010 - 9:40pm