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Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
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Harriet M. Johnson
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COMMENTARY: Take a look at how Minnesota turkeys are raised
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Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
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On The Street
June 6, 2016
AgweekTV: First ag genotyping lab in US opens at NDSU
It's the first of its kind in the nation. A new ag lab has opened on the NDSU campus. It's called the National Ag Genotyping Center, but they...
June 6, 2016 - 6:00am
June 1, 2016
USDA announces Conservation Reserve Program results
More than 800,000 acres were enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) through the program's 49th sign up period. Through CRP, the U.S....
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 30, 2016
AgweekTV: One big ride to school
National FFA Week is in February. But in Barnesville, Minnesota, they hold FFA week in May. One of the activities involves students coming to...
May 30, 2016 - 7:00am
May 23, 2016
AgweekTV: Selling the farm
Many producers are facing the harsh realities of tough economic times. Some are even facing the loss of everything they've worked so hard for....
May 23, 2016 - 9:54am
May 16, 2016
AgweekTV: Bringing up bison
Raising bison, as you can imagine, can be a challenging job. But for one North Dakota rancher, it's a lot of fun. we caught up with Randy Lacher...
May 16, 2016 - 10:16am
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