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February 13, 2016
David Nicolai, extension educator of crops for the University of Minnesota extension service, presents a hands-on demonstration illustrating spray drift due to various nozzle tips and water pressure to attendees of the Best of the Best in Wheat and Soybean Research conference at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, ND on February 4, 2016. (Nick Nelson | Forum News Service)
New technology addresses chemical spray drift
February 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
January 16, 2016
Market steers born in April 2014 are ready to sell in January 2016, to be made into steaks. Deciding when to sell is difficult in a volatile market. Photo taken Dec. 30, 2015, at Perham, Minn. (Mikkel Pates | Forum News Service)
Buy, sell or wait? Cattle industry copes with volatility
January 16, 2016 - 9:00am
January 6, 2016
Midwest Soil Health Summit is Feb. 17-18 in Alexandria
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
Put your innovative farming ideas to the test
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
John Ledermann (right) discusses his experience with interseeding a cover crop during a field day for the Land Stewardship Project on Thursday, October 1. Ledermann planted rye grass with his corn in a field on his Brandon farm. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
Area farmers experiment with interseeding
October 7, 2015 - 12:00am
July 31, 2015
An overflow crowd of more than 50 farmers, irrigators, well drillers and others attended a town hall meeting at Glenwood State Bank in Alexandria Wednesday morning. Local legislators, Department of Natural Resources representatives and other state officials also participated. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Farmers speak out against new water rules
July 31, 2015 - 11:17am
July 24, 2015
Mary Lahammer and Bruce Miller of Farm Fresh Road Trip discuss with La Ferme Chef Matthew Jensen how the segment of the show will be filmed. Jensen and La Ferme are being featured on the show for the “farm to fork” philosophy of using local food products. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
La Ferme featured on TV
July 24, 2015 - 12:00am
Brandon farm fined for feedlot violations
July 24, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
The Kevin and Ellen Roers family of Garfield was recently honored by the University of Minnesota as the 2014 Farm Family of the Year for Douglas County.
Contributed photo.
Roers family honored as 2014 Farm Family of the Year
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
July 31, 2013
Organic Crop Improvement Association meeting set
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
March 30, 2013
'Is Farming Your Future?' workshop offered in St. Cloud
March 30, 2013 - 9:08am
March 28, 2013
Franken meets with farmers on need to pass five-year Farm Bill
March 28, 2013 - 3:30pm
January 2, 2013
Gary Brever operates a Community Supported Agriculture organic farm near Parkers Prairie. (Contributed photo)
Owner of organic farm gets big honor
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 12, 2012
Farming classes to be offered in Glenwood starting in January
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
October 14, 2012
Ethanol industry pumps estimated $5 billion into state's economy
October 14, 2012 - 12:43pm