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November 25, 2016
Another whopper of a crop
November 25, 2016 - 9:00am
November 23, 2016
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
November 23, 2016 - 11:30am
October 7, 2016
Most of the soybean crops throughout  the area have been harvested, such as in the fied on the left, with most of the corn still remaining in the fields. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Good crop but where to put it?
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
September 21, 2016
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
August 19, 2016
The Douglas County Pork Producers grill a smoky batch of pork chops, topped with their famous seasoning, at the Corn and Pork Chop Feed.  (Photos by Al Edenloff, Echo Press)
All smiles at Rotary's big event
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2016
Alexandria Rotary Club member Jeff Wild serves a pork chop at the feed, which is taking place at the Alexandria Fire Station until 7 p.m. today, Wednesday. To-go orders are also available.
Corn and Pork Feed is under way
August 17, 2016 - 2:03pm
July 27, 2016
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Annual survey relies on farmers' participation
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
The Alexandria Rotary Club and Alexandria Fire Department’s annual Corn and Pork Chop Feed was held Wednesday. Mother Nature provided organizers with a sunny day with low humidity. The event was held at the Alexandria Fire Hall and featured pork chops, cole slaw, and 4,000 buttery cobs of corn. This year was the event’s 48th year. 
Echo Press photo by Tara Bitzan.
Rotary husks 4,000 cobs of corn
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
September 3, 2013
Commentary - Corn views: Back off the Renewable Fuels Standard; it's working
September 3, 2013 - 10:02am
August 16, 2013
More than 4,000 ears of corn were served at the annual Alexandria Rotary Club and Alexandria Fire Department's Corn and Pork Chop Feed. Jody Hanson, Echo button
VIDEO: Rotarians, firefighters serve 2,657
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
A 130,000 bushel pile of corn awaits bagging at CHS Prairie Lakes Coop in Lowry on Wednesday afternoon. (Echo Press photo by Crystal Dey)
Corn kings and bean barons reap bountiful harvest
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 1, 2012
Farmers cautious about 2013 corn acreage, says survey
September 1, 2012 - 12:00pm
July 25, 2012
Reports show Minnesota corn in better condition than other states
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 11, 2012
Minnesota Corn Growers Association seeks 'Agvocates'
March 11, 2012 - 10:40am