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Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
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County crafting buffer compliance rules
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Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
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October 12, 2012
Corn kings and bean barons reap bountiful harvest
An abundance of bushels and miles of piles are straddling the Minnesota landscape early this year. The drought this summer has got farmers wrapping...
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 1, 2012
Farmers cautious about 2013 corn acreage, says survey
U.S. farmers are unsure about whether to increase corn acreage next spring, despite high prices and sharply lower production caused by this year's historic drought. Instead, Farm Futures magazine's first survey of 2013 planting intentions shows growers would rather boost soybean and...
September 1, 2012 - 12:00pm
July 25, 2012
Reports show Minnesota corn in better condition than other states
Minnesota's corn crop may be in better condition than the rest of the nation's leading corn growing states, but after a week of hot weather, the Gopher State's grain needs rain. The plentiful rainfall in May and June built up the subsoil moisture profile and that has carried the...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 11, 2012
Minnesota Corn Growers Association seeks 'Agvocates'
The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is currently seeking applicants for the 2012 Agvocate (Advocates for Agriculture) program set to begin June 1, 2012. The program is designed to create a learning environment to encourage the development of young leaders in Minnesota ...
March 11, 2012 - 10:40am
February 25, 2012
Barriers to Bushels program addresses issues in corn, soybean production
To help address key management issues of Central, Southwestern, and West Central Minnesota producers, Barriers to Bushels will be held at four locations in late February and early March. This is a program developed by the University of Minnesota Extension aimed at current issues...
February 25, 2012 - 10:24am
January 1, 2012
Conservation on the farm: A way of life
Editor's note: The following story was provided by the Minnesota Corn Growers Association. In 1937, President Franklin Roosevelt delivered these words that undoubtedly still ring true today, "The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself." For generations of Minnesota farmers,...
January 1, 2012 - 12:00pm
August 17, 2011
Evansville resident represents state's corn growers
Minnesota Corn Growers Association Agvocates Kelsey Gunderson of Raymond, Greg Tusa of Alpha and Leah Johnson of Evansville attended the 16th annual Minnesota Agricultural Ambassador Institute (MAAI) earlier this summer in Willmar. The MAAI program combines hands-on activities, speakers...
August 17, 2011 - 8:03am
June 4, 2011
Evansville resident is 'agvocate' for corn farmers
The Minnesota Corn Growers Association is pleased to announce the new Agvocates ("Advocates for Agriculture") for 2011-2012. The new Agvocates are: Leah Johnson of Evansville, Greg Tusa of Alpha and Kelsey Gunderson of Raymond. The Agvocate program, currently in its second year,...
June 4, 2011 - 10:45am
August 20, 2010
Ears to you
Jameson and Ashtyn Molesworth were two of nearly 3,000 people who enjoyed the 4,000 ears of corn and 3,300 pork chops served during the 45th...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
July 25, 2010
Ethanol industry pumps $2.5 billion into state's economy
Minnesota's ethanol industry generated more than $2.5 billion in economic activity in 2009 and supported more than 6,800 jobs according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Ethanol production in the state increased to 862 million gallons in 2009 from...
July 25, 2010 - 2:20pm
July 13, 2010
Trucks crash near Garfield, spilling corn, causing injuries
Two trucks crashed near Garfield Monday morning, spilling corn on the road and causing minor injuries. The accident happened at the intersection of County Roads 40 and 8 at about 10:35 a.m. It involved a semi and box trailer driven by John Craig Wiley, 54, of Raleigh, North Carolina,...
July 13, 2010 - 8:30am
July 11, 2010
Corn is more than knee high but prices low
The venerable "knee-high by the Fourth of July" standard for corn crops has long gone the way of pinwheels, sparklers and homemade ice cream. Especially this year, most area corn has easily surpassed that benchmark, thanks to plentiful rain and, for the most part, some warm, sunny...
July 11, 2010 - 10:18am
February 20, 2010
Interest in corn keeps popping
This is not your grandfather's -- or even your father's -- cornfield. "Your world is different than Granddad's.
February 20, 2010 - 3:06pm
November 24, 2009
A harvest of concern: Mold threatens crops
Fields of corn still stand where plowed fields should be surfacing - that's just one of the problems facing area farmers as they push to get...
November 24, 2009 - 12:05am
August 21, 2009
Pork chop paradise
The Alexandria Rotary Club and the Alexandria Fire Department joined forces to serve 3,600 pork chops and 4,000 ears of corn at their pork...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am