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Moments of silence
Update: Boy helped sister escape before his death in rollover
Solar Eclipse: 1:05
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, August 18 through Sunday, August 20
Minnesota has a Confederate symbol -- and it's going to keep it
Sports schedule for Monday, Aug. 21
Tennis: Osakis starts 2-0 at Pequot Lakes
Sports schedule for Saturday, Aug. 19
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Garden experiment produces sky-high sunflowers
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Johnson - Engebretson
DNR: Starry stonewort confirmed in Lake Minnewaska
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
Jon Thomas Dingwall Jr.
Angeline "Angie" K. Blake
Lois D. Anderson
Irene M. Larson
James "Jim" K. Davern
Letter: Minneapolis' move to restrict menthol is inspiring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
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December 24, 2013
Corn, barley, soybean councils seek board members
Three Minnesota agriculture research and promotion councils will hold elections for board members. Positions are open on the board of directors for the Corn, Barley and Soybean Research and Promotion Councils. Board members will be selected through mail ballot elections, mailed Tuesday,...
December 24, 2013 - 8:40am
New garden guide helps teachers plant knowledge
Minnesota teachers have a new resource for planning, planting and harvesting a school garden with their students: a garden guide with ideas to build connections between the classroom, school garden and cafeteria. Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) published Minnesota...
December 24, 2013 - 8:40am
Deadline to request beef referendum ballots extended
To ensure maximum participation and the opportunity to learn about the upcoming beef referendum, the deadline for Minnesota beef producers to request a ballot has been extended to Friday, January 17. “After holding public hearings with producers, we have decided this extension...
December 24, 2013 - 8:38am
December 17, 2013
Applications for Conservation Stewardship Program due January 17
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is opening the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for new enrollments for federal fiscal year 2014. Through Friday, January 17, producers interested in participating in the program can submit...
December 17, 2013 - 10:46pm
Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom offers grants to teachers
Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) is accepting grant applications for its 2014 Ag Literacy Grant Program. Up to $400 of special project grant funding is available to K-12 practicing teachers wishing to bring agriculture “to life” in the classroom, garden or on a field...
December 17, 2013 - 10:45pm
Minnesota has positive economic forecast
$825 million surplus expected for coming year
December 17, 2013 - 10:43pm
December 10, 2013
Record $8 billion earned through agricultural exports
Minnesota’s agricultural exports hit a record-high of $8.2 billion last year, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). The 2012 total is a 14 percent increase or almost $1 billion more than 2011. Minnesota also moved up in the national rankings...
December 10, 2013 - 9:39pm
Conservation Stewardship Program deadline approaches
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently opened the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for new enrollments in 2014. From Monday, December 2 through Friday, January 17, farmers, ranchers and foresters interested in participating in the program can submit...
December 10, 2013 - 9:36pm
December 6, 2013
Farmers helping farmers
Local Farm Bureau members raise money for South Dakota ranches hit by October blizzard
December 6, 2013 - 9:15am
November 26, 2013
Farmers face unpredictable and volatile future
MINNEAPOLIS — Farmers face unpredictability, whether the topic is the weather or economics. In the weather, farmers are going to be forced to deal with ever-increasing temperatures and humidity, a well-known climatologist told them during Tuesday’s Minnesota Agri-Growth Council...
November 26, 2013 - 9:20am
November 20, 2013
Meeting to examine farm rental rates
By David Bau - Ag. News Wire An increase in 2014 farmland rent in Minnesota may indicate a loss for producers at current corn and soybean cash forward contract prices available. This calculation factors in other expenses and projected total income with historical yields. If...
November 20, 2013 - 8:40am
November 13, 2013
What is a fair and profitable farm rental agreement?
Landlords, farmers and agri-business professionals are invited to attend a free meeting to discuss fair, profitable farm rental contracts. This University of Minnesota Extension-sponsored meeting will be held Friday, November 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works...
November 13, 2013 - 8:32am
Time to pass a new farm bill
By Ryan Buck Minnesota Corn Growers Association president What was once a symbol of bi-partisanship and legislation that connected farmers in rural America with consumers in the big city has devolved into yet another political mess in Washington. Farmers have been trying to...
November 13, 2013 - 8:30am
November 8, 2013
Women Caring for the Land meeting set
The next Women Caring for the Land meeting will be Wednesday, November 13 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Glenwood. On the agenda is a discussion of soil health and cover crops, as well as information about easements and other programs to enhance conservation and...
November 8, 2013 - 9:43am
November 6, 2013
Bakers from Senegal, Africa visit Evansville farm
They learn benefits of growing soybeans
November 6, 2013 - 8:35am