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September 21, 2016
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
A member of the Pioneer Power Club attempts to plow a straight furrow with his tractor at a past Plow Day. This year’s event is Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m.
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
September 14, 2016
Visitors to the Russ and Rachel Elliott farm near Evansville check out the catch basin that was added to a field to help control runoff. An intake pipe standing in the middle of the basin funnels water down to a drainage system. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
Improving yields and water quality
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
These sunflowers, located near the Pilot Truck Stop west of Alexandria, have been drawing interest from people in the area.  (Contributed)
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
August 31, 2016
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
August 24, 2016
Jessie Blanchard of Alexandria took this photo of a monarch sunning itself on a tomato plant the morning after a rain storm.  (Contributed photos)
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
Producers should consider available assistance
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2016
Jim (left), Rebekah and Paul Reece stand in front of their family home in Farwell.  (Photos by Mari Wosepka, Echo Press)
A century of family and faith
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Kiersten Sabolik of Kensington will represent Douglas County in the Princess Kay of the Milky Way ceremony.  (Contributed photo)
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
July 27, 2016
The Kalpin family of Miltona, (left to right) Don, Karla, Mitchell and Michael, was named Douglas County’s 2016 Farm Family of the Year. The farm was homesteaded by Don’s great-grandparents.  (Contributed photo)
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
Rain barrels are making a comeback as droughts, watering restrictions and storm water runoff are on the rise. There are now many attractive rain barrel options from which to choose.  (Contributed photo)
Save money, water by using rain barrels
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 20, 2016
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
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