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Do you know what it costs to produce the crops or livestock raised on your farm? Whether you raise corn, livestock or specialty crops, accurate budgets are crucial in gauging the potential profitability of your operation.
Sunday, June, 10, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Minnesota Farm Bureau’s Sesquicentennial Farm program will honor Minnesota families who have owned their farms for at least 150 years.
Wednesday, February, 20, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Country
Minnesota Farm Bureau’s Sesquicentennial Farm program will honor Minnesota families who have owned their farms for at least 150 years. Since the Sesquicentennial Farm program began in 2008, more than 150 farms have been recognized.
Sunday, February, 17, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
While farming is one of the leading industries in the Midwest, Max and Lyla Radil do more than just farm – they give back. And on August 9, they were commended for their efforts by being honored as the University of Minnesota’s 2012 Farm Family of the Year at Farmfest.
Friday, August, 10, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. This message comes following two recent crashes, including one fatal crash, involving farm equipment.
Tuesday, September, 11, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Minnesota Farm Bureau is celebrating February as Food Awareness Month.
Sunday, February, 17, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Learn the latest research in sustainable farming - both rural and urban - and network with leaders in the movement at the Sustainable Agriculture Summit.
Saturday, January, 05, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) commemorates National Agriculture Week, March 17-23, and National Agriculture Day on March 19. This year marks the 40th anniversary of National Agriculture Week, which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country. The theme for Ag Week 2013 is “Generations Nourishing Generations.”
Tuesday, March, 19, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A new training session at the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Annual Conference this year will be an agricultural literacy training.
Saturday, October, 27, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Osakis resident Douglas Rutten, 73, died Tuesday; he was found near a tractor at his farm.
Thursday, November, 29, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Are you trying to figure out if a farming career is right for you? The Land Stewardship Project's Farm Beginnings program is offering a "Farm Dreams" workshop Sunday, April 14, from 1 p.m.-5 p.m., at Good Earth Food Co-op in St. Cloud.
Saturday, March, 30, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The extension of the 2008 Farm Bill opens up the decision to participate in either of the safety net programs: the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program or the Direct and Countercyclical Program (DCP). Farmers have until June 3, 2013 to sign up for the ACRE program and August 2, 2013 for the DCP program.
Saturday, May, 11, 2013 - Ag News Wire - News
Today, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) told a group of more than 60 farmers, ranchers, and farm leaders in Mankato that he will continue to press to enact a five-year Farm Bill as soon as possible.
Thursday, March, 28, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
During a comprehensive discussion and debate on November 30, voting delegates at the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation’s (MFBF) 94th Annual Meeting adopted policy positions for 2013.
Sunday, December, 09, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A two-part Farming for Soil Health: Setting the Foundation for Success and Profitability class will be offered this winter in Glenwood.
Wednesday, December, 12, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today called for the Farm Bill to be included in any end of the year deal on deficit reduction.
Thursday, December, 13, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
In a conference call this week, the leadership at Minnesota Milk Producers Association voted unanimously to support a six-month window between the deadline for making the annual sign-up decision and the beginning of a coverage period for any margin insurance program to be included in the farm bill.
Wednesday, May, 01, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Country
How one farm has transitioned from row crops to pasture-systems will be the focus of a free Land Stewardship Project (LSP) Farm Beginnings farm tour near Starbuck on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, August, 23, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A farm bill awaiting congressional action is being viewed more and more as a partial solution to the federal government’s debt and budget crisis. The farm bill and impending “fiscal cliff” are being linked because new federal farm policy could produce billions of dollars in savings.
Friday, December, 21, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A new report issued by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) shows that 2011 was generally a good year for certified organic crop producers in the state, and somewhat challenging for organic dairy farms, although there was a high degree of variability across farm types and sizes.
Monday, August, 13, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News