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Long repair list for B-E schools
NorthStar Group breaks ground on sports complex, home of FCA Hockey
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Walter (w/video)
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Miltona celebration combines Oktoberfest with Fire Prevention Week
Volleyball: Panthers fall to Knights in five sets
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
Tennis: Lanoue falls in quarterfinals
Swimming & Diving: Alex takes fourth at True Team tournament
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Van Wakeren: A single smile can go a long way
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Sizing up the local deer herd
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
Robert G. Swanson
George "Joe" Cresswell
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Letter: Overpaid for defending a lousy football
Letter: Tear down Big Ole statue?
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
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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
Minnesota has positive economic forecast
$825 million surplus expected for coming year
December 17, 2013 - 10:43pm
December 10, 2013
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 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.
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
Big Ten film crew visits Anderson farm
A Big Ten Network film crew recently spent the better part of an afternoon capturing footage at the farm of Representative Paul Anderson (R-Starbuck). The...
November 6, 2013 - 8:32am
Payments for conservation program ready
Farmers waiting for their Conservation Security or Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) payments should receive them in the coming days. The shutdown of the federal government delayed some of the $907 million in payments from the U.S.
November 6, 2013 - 8:31am
November 1, 2013
Propane shortage threatens harvest
Some have to keep crops in field until supply-demand straightens out
November 1, 2013 - 9:20am
October 29, 2013
New report explores profitability of specialty crops
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has released a new report detailing the financial performance of nine types of specialty crops in Minnesota, along with detailed information on their costs of production. Minnesota Specialty Crop Farm Performance 2009-12 includes financial...
October 29, 2013 - 2:13pm