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September 30, 2015
Farmers should use soil temperature to guide nitrogen application
September 30, 2015 - 12:00am
September 16, 2015
Troy and Tracy Heald, with help from their children, Tristin, Tiana and Taylor, and Troy’s parents, Dave and Trudy, opened their family-owned apple orchard and farm market Country Blossom Farm near Alexandria on August 15. (Contributed)
Country Blossom Farm serving up family fun this fall
September 16, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2015
A proud family moment as mama No. 35 gave birth to triplet calves last week. Triplet calves are a 1 in 100,000 occurrence. (Brian Basham | Detroit Lakes Tribune)
Triplet calves come as a surprise on DL farm
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 26, 2015
America’s Farmers to benefit nonprofits
August 26, 2015 - 12:00am
Rebates available to farms, handlers
August 26, 2015 - 12:00am
State grants help fund live-stock im-provements
August 26, 2015 - 12:00am
August 12, 2015
Funding available for broadband loans
August 12, 2015 - 12:00am
August 5, 2015
The Glen and Mary Lou Klimek family of Alexandria has been named a 2015 Farm Family by the University of Minnesota. Pictured are Glen and Mary Lou Klimek, their son Frank Klimek and his wife, Lindsey, and their children Isabelle, Hank and Emelia. They will be honored at a ceremony at Farmfest near Redwood Falls on Thursday, August 6. (Tara Bitzan | Echo Press)
Klimeks recognized for farming contributions
August 5, 2015 - 10:31am
Water Quality Certification expands to Minnesota farms
August 5, 2015 - 12:00am
July 22, 2015
Farmers, ranchers can apply for conservation assistance
July 22, 2015 - 12:00am
JoAnne and David Otto pose next to their garden, cornfield and peacock pen at their farm in Garfield. The farm was named a 2015 Century Farm. (Mari Wosepka | Echo Press)
A family legacy
July 22, 2015 - 12:00am
July 8, 2015
As of July 1, funding to begin a new water quality buffer initiative was made available to local Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Components of the law will take effect over the next several years. The goal is to reduce runoff and improve water quality. (Lynn Betts | Natural Resources Conservation Service)
New ‘buffer zone’ plan for farmers begins
July 8, 2015 - 12:00am
Dairy farmers can enroll for margin coverage
July 8, 2015 - 12:00am
July 1, 2015
Farmer Bryan Simon, along with his trusty draft horses Bill and King, cut hay on the grounds of Lakeside Prairie Farm, one of the three farms on the Festival of Farms Tour set for Saturday, July 11. (Contributed)
Tour local farms during Festival of Farms
July 1, 2015 - 12:00am
Follow precautions when spraying for soybean aphids
July 1, 2015 - 12:00am