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The day Curt Felt died
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Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
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Morken: Fishing by the numbers
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Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
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County crafting buffer compliance rules
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AgweekTV: Johnson Cattle Drive
It's the time of year when ranchers move their cattle out of the pastures and bring them home for the winter. AgweekTV headed to the Johnson...
November 25, 2017 - 8:30am
October 27, 2017
Late start to corn harvest
Though rain is necessary for farmers to harvest a good crop, too much rain can also be problematic. According to Douglas County Farm Service...
October 27, 2017 - 7:52am
August 30, 2017
Echo Press editorial: Know the dangers of the harvest season
Don't let the harvest season be a Grim Reaper in Douglas County. Be on on lookout for large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants. The Minnesota Department of Transportation issued an alert about the issue last week. "Harvest season is...
August 30, 2017 - 5:55am
November 25, 2016
Runestone Detachment holds first Marine Corps birthday banquet
The local Marine Corps Runestone Detachment #1409 hosted its first Marine Corps birthday banquet at Church for the Harvest in Alexandria on Nov....
November 25, 2016 - 9:17am
Another whopper of a crop
Corn harvest in Douglas County has wrapped up with another year of strong yields — so strong that some farmers delayed harvesting while waiting for elevator or storage space to open up. "In the Upper Midwest, there's just not enough storage for a crop of this size," said Tim...
November 25, 2016 - 9:00am
October 19, 2012
Carlos Creek Winery Applefest to celebrate apple harvest
The Carlos Creek Winery Applefest, an all-day, family friendly festival celebrating the end of the apple harvest, is set for Saturday, October...
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
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
October 3, 2012
Out and About - Ploughshare Farm
The change in seasons was in the air during the Ploughshare Farm's Fall Festival Saturday. Kids had fun identifying different types of squash. Families...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
Storing the harvest
My porch is covered with assorted winter squash and dried beans, and my kitchen table has tomatoes and peppers in various stages of ripeness, and the number one question I am getting from vegetable gardeners is, "How do I store my home grown produce properly?" What follows is a list...
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
August 27, 2011
Don't allow an electrical accident to interrupt harvest
Otter Tail Power Company reminds its customers and neighbors to be careful during this harvest season. Even though harvest is one of the busiest times of the year for farmers, they and their helpers need to pay as much attention to what's above their heads as they do to what's around...
August 27, 2011 - 11:04am
October 17, 2010
October climate trends reveal need to delay fall nitrogen application
October is an important month from an agricultural standpoint. Crop harvesting, crop drying, tillage and soil testing are among the many weather-sensitive activities Minnesota farmers hope to accomplish. Some Octobers are fondly remembered for providing nearly ideal conditions for...
October 17, 2010 - 12:21pm
October 6, 2010
Safety urged during fall harvest
Be smart and be safe. That's the message from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) as many farmers across Minnesota gear up for fall harvest. According to federal and state statistics, farming is one of the most dangerous professions. Last year, 18 of the 60 work-related...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
September 26, 2010
MnDOT asks motorists, farm equipment operators to safely share the road during harvest season
ST. PAUL, Minn.-- Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. "Record harvests are being predicted this...
September 26, 2010 - 9:49am
September 19, 2010
Don't let electrical accidents crop up during harvest
Even though harvest is one of the busiest times of the year for farmers, you and your helpers need to pay as much attention to what's above your heads as you do to what's below your machines, says Ryan Smith, manager of safety services for Otter Tail Power Company. Remember to...
September 19, 2010 - 11:33am
September 18, 2010
MDA encourages safety and awareness this upcoming harvest season
Be smart and be safe. That's the message from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) as many farmers across Minnesota gear up for fall harvest. In observance of National Farm Safety and Health Week September 19-25, MDA is offering tips and advice to ensure all Minnesotans...
September 18, 2010 - 11:42am