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Minnesota wolf population stable
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
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Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
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Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
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DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
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IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
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IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
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On The Street
April 13, 2016
Farm issues discussed at the capital
More than 100 Farm Bureau members from Minnesota met with legislators on April 5 during one of the Farm Bureau Days on the Hill. This program...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
Ingenuity is key to producers' success
It has often been said, that if you give farmers a roll of duct tape and a Leatherman multifunction tool, they can fix any situation they confront. This statement fits the mold of most producers. In today’s age of technology, we can add the mobile smart phone to this list. All...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Minnesota farm incomes continue to decline
Editor’s note: This article was provided by University of Minnesota Extension. Despite record crop yields, the incomes for Minnesota farms continued to decline in 2015, reaching their lowest point in inflation-adjusted dollars in 20 years. A major factor was the continued decline...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
Advancing Farm to Institution in Minnesota
Getting Minnesota apples, tomatoes and other locally grown foods on the menus of schools and other institutions such as hospitals, long-term care facilities and child care centers requires cross-sector partnerships, community support and relationship building. To help strengthen these...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Annual survey relies on farmers' participation
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) encourages farmers to take part in its annual pesticide and fertilizer use survey. The 2016 survey is directed at corn producers and hay growers. The data helps the MDA track the use of agricultural chemicals on Minnesota farms and provides...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
$350 million available to protect, restore land
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that $350 million is available to help landowners protect and restore key farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the nation. The funding is provided through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), which protects...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
ASK A TROOPER: Should farm animals be penned securely?
Question: My neighbor has cattle and horses, and it seems like they are always getting out of their fences and many times out onto the road. Isn’t there some kind of law requiring animals to be kept a little more secure than that? Can he get into trouble with the law or get sued? Answer:...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
Interactive online map displays farm conservation efforts
Have you ever wondered why farmers leave a wide strip of lush green grasses in certain sections of their corn fields?
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
April 20, 2015
AgweekTV: Minnesota farmer adds value to his grain by opening distillery
Stay connected with the latest in Ag news with Agweek's Shawna Olson.
April 20, 2015 - 6:00am
July 2, 2014
County sued over feedlot variance
A farm in Evansville Township that raises beef cattle has filed a lawsuit against the Douglas County Board of Adjustment and Planning Advisory Commission. The complaint by Prairie Lakes Farm (PLF) alleges that the board relied on “inaccurate and unsupported assertions, improper...
July 2, 2014 - 12:00am
April 4, 2014
Feedlot raises concern in Evansville Township
It would be located near Chippewa River
April 4, 2014 - 9:07am
January 21, 2014
McNamar authors bill to repeal farm equipment tax
State Representative Jay McNamar (DFL-Elbow Lake) has introduced several bills to repeal new sales taxes on agricultural and manufacturing machinery repairs. McNamar said that providing tax relief to Minnesota farmers is a top priority for him during the upcoming legislative session. “After...
January 21, 2014 - 11:18pm
September 11, 2013
2012 was profitable year for organic farmers
Despite flooding and drought, organic farmers in Minnesota had a profitable year in 2012, according to a new report released by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Average and median net farm income for both crop and dairy farms were up substantially, although there was...
September 11, 2013 - 9:00am
August 16, 2013
Farmers have many reasons not to cry about farm bill
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Outside the Minnesota Corn Growers Association Farmfest tent, a sign urged people to go inside and send an e-mail to U.S.
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 8, 2013
Franson comments on special session to repeal farm tax
ST. PAUL - State Representative Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, released the following statement on Governor Dayton and the DFL leadership call to repeal the farm equipment repair tax during special session. "I'm encouraged to hear that Governor Dayton and Democrat legislators have...
August 8, 2013 - 3:36pm