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15-year-old Perham singer, pianist releases first album
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From Miss Minnesota to musician
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Perham boys remain No. 1 in latest 2A boys basketball poll
Timberwolves come back from 19-points vs. 76ers
Perry pushes goal streak to 7 as Ducks top Wild
Cassel to start again for Vikings; Peterson aims to play
Lakes Area Gymnastics Academy hires former Yellowjacket Ashley Brasel as new director/head coach
GERTRUDE F. HARVEY
Dean’s, Landmark host open houses
Perham sells two lots to IFS for $0
Anderson joins Counselor Realty of DL
Salon on Second gets new owner, new name
Santa Anonymous donation boxes out at businesses
September 15, 2010
Isaiah Bauck takes honors at MN and Iowa State Fairs
Of the 376 sheep shown at this year's Minnesota State Fair 4-H Breeding and Market Lamb Show held on August 27, Isaiah Bauck's ewe took top honors. Judging the breeding sheep was Craig Beckmier. Judge Beckmier grew up in central Illinois on a 100 head commercial cow-calf operation...
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September 15, 2010 - 9:29am
September 9, 2010
Entries sought for Minnesota Farm Bureau Excellence contest
The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Excellence in Agriculture contest deadline is September 15.
September 9, 2010 - 1:21pm
Farm organizations seek farmers to speak up for agriculture
Farmers interested in helping the public better understand how Minnesota's farm families are feeding the world; caring for the environment and fueling the economy are invited to participate in a new advocacy program called Speak for Yourself. The Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion...
September 9, 2010 - 10:17am
September 8, 2010
Tasting day at 3rd Annual Farmer's Market in New York Mills draws a crowd
People who visited the Farmer's Market in New York Mills this past weekend were up for delectable treats. Some of the unusual items people were...
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September 8, 2010 - 11:00am
September 1, 2010
Manage corn silage harvest for high-quality cattle feed
Proper harvest management is critical for high-quality corn silage, which increases milk production in cows. It all starts with harvest timing. Silage that is too wet when harvested may not ferment properly and can lose nutrients through seepage. If silage is too dry, it has lower...
September 1, 2010 - 12:49pm
August 31, 2010
USDA deadline ahead for catfish, asparagus producers
Linda Hennen, State Executive Director for USDA's Farm Service Agency in Minnesota announced today that catfish and asparagus producers will have until September 23, to apply for the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program for Farmers. The TAA for Farmers program provides technical...
August 31, 2010 - 12:55pm
August 17, 2010
Deadline announced for USDA payments program
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Jonathan Coppess has announced that producers have until Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, to submit an application for payment under the 2008 Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Program. SURE provides financial assistance for crop...
August 17, 2010 - 10:13am
July 21, 2010
More emergency aid available for area farmers
The June 17 tornado caused extensive damage along eastern part of Otter Tail County.
July 21, 2010 - 11:35am
Stones recognized as 2010 'U of M' farm family
The Stone family of Henning has been named Otter Tail County's "2010 Farm Family of the Year" by the University of Minnesota. Bruce and Arleen Stone are the third generation on Stone Dairy. Bert and Ethel Stone and William and Marcella Stone are previous generations on the farm....
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July 21, 2010 - 11:35am
FSA loans available for tornado victims
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is offering emergency loans due to losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding occurring June 17, 2010. President Obama declared a Presidential Major Disaster for seven counties in Minnesota, which include Otter Tail and Wadena counties...
July 21, 2010 - 11:21am
July 14, 2010
Public warned of fake dairy certificates in area
Area retailers and the public should beware. The East Otter Tail County Midwest Dairy Association has reported counterfeit dairy gift certificates showing up at area retailers. Officials say the counterfeit certificates closely resemble those given out by the association. Retailers...
July 14, 2010 - 9:17am
July 13, 2010
Stay ahead of heat for animal comfort, safety
With rising outside temperatures and predictions of high humidity in the coming weeks, livestock and poultry producers in Minnesota and the upper Midwest need to assure the barn ventilation systems are doing all they can to keep animals as comfortable as possible this summer. Here...
July 13, 2010 - 9:55am
MDA urges farmers with storm damage to take advantage of assistance programs
As recovery efforts continue following the destructive outbreak of tornadoes around the state, Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson is urging farmers to take advantage of the available assistance programs. "We're hearing about farms with serious damage, including dead...
July 13, 2010 - 9:11am
Recent rains hamper hay crop quality
Farmers across Minnesota have experienced significant quality damage to their hay crop due to untimely rain. Hay quality loss that result in value loss may be eligible for compensation if the grower is eligible for the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payment Program. To be eligible...
July 13, 2010 - 9:04am
Minnesota Farm Bureau comments on 2012 Farm Bill
Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) President Kevin Paap served as a panel member at a Farm Bill Forum hosted by U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Representative Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) in Amenia, ND. Paap began his statement by noting that county...
July 13, 2010 - 9:02am