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July 2, 2013
'People blew it up on purpose,' Peterson says of farm bill
CROOKSTON, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said changes to food stamps sabotaged a new Farm Bill in the House of Representatives, but he is pushing for new legislation. Dozens of area residents gathered Monday at the University of Minnesota-Crookston campus to visit with politicians...
news / state
July 2, 2013 - 1:55pm
June 20, 2013
House likely to extend farm bill debate
A House vote on new federal farm policy may not come until next week. With 103 amendments to be debated after a late start on Wednesday, it appeared it would be difficult to meet today’s 3 p.m. deadline to vote on the nearly $1 trillion bill establishing American farm and nutrition...
news / state
June 20, 2013 - 10:45am
May 31, 2013
RDO Equipment CEO reflects on 12-year cultural shift
MOORHEAD — RDO Equipment, based in Fargo, is known as the largest network of John Deere construction and agricultural equipment dealerships in the country, with some 60 locations and operations in a dozen states, as well as in Russia, Ukraine and Australia. But Christi Offutt,...
May 31, 2013 - 11:24am
February 18, 2013
Cattle numbers down in Wadena area
Last summer's drought made headlines around the state. What people may not realize, however, is that as farms struggle to deal with lack of water,...
business / news
February 18, 2013 - 12:10pm
Farm bill could be part of solution
ST. PAUL -- A farm bill awaiting congressional action is being viewed more and more as a partial solution to the federal government's debt and budget crisis. The farm bill and impending "fiscal cliff" are being linked because new federal farm policy could produce billions of dollars...
November 18, 2012 - 5:54pm
October 4, 2012
New cattle barn proposed for fairgrounds
The Perham Agricultural Society and East Otter Tail County Fair Board will be holding a public forum regarding the newly proposed cattle barn to be built at the fairgrounds. The public forum will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 at noon at the 4-H Food Stand at the fairgrounds. All interested...
October 4, 2012 - 4:39pm
October 2, 2012
Local pumpkin crop so fruitful, many growers selling to other states
FRAZEE, Minn. - There may be a few more jack-o'-lanterns smiles this year as many Minnesota and North Dakota pumpkin farmers say the crop has...
October 2, 2012 - 12:41pm
July 17, 2012
Anti-pesticide movement gaining ground in Lakes Country (VIDEO)
Frazee, MN (WDAY TV) - People in Lakes Country say they've had enough. They say pesticides from farm fields keep making them sick. They've part of an anti-pesticide movement that is gaining momentum. Their goal is showing the possible dangers of the air we breathe. Norma Smith -...
local / news
July 17, 2012 - 12:49pm
September 15, 2010
Candidate forum focuses on sustainable food
The Slow Food Lakes & Prairie chapter is sponsoring a Food and Agriculture Forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 30, in Legacy Hall on the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College. The forum is designed to give voters an opportunity to learn where the...
September 15, 2010 - 9:40am
Dairy farmers: Take the somatic cell count challenge
ST. PAUL -- Beginning in early 2011, the European Union (EU) will require that all imported dairy products come from dairy farms producing milk under a 400,000 somatic cells count (SCC) per milliliter of milk. Somatic cells in high concentrations are indications of mastitis, or inflammation...
September 15, 2010 - 9:38am
Join Farm Bureau at Big Iron
The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) will be among more than 800 companies displaying at Big Iron, September 14-16 at the Red River Valley fairgrounds in West Fargo, N.D. The Farm Bureau display will be located in the Livestock Building in booth number 29 and 30 on the southwest...
September 15, 2010 - 9:37am
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...
local / news
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...
local / news
September 8, 2010 - 11:00am