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April 17, 2015
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS
Students in third and fourth grades from Heart of the Lakes Elementary School, St. Paul’s Lutheran School and St. Henry’s Area School got up-close and personal with all aspects of agriculture for Ag Day on April 2.
Ag Day comes to HOTL
April 17, 2015 - 11:27am
December 29, 2014
Nine horses killed, others saved in barn fire
December 29, 2014 - 2:40pm
May 23, 2013
De’Marje Hill, Ryleigh Magnuson, Calie Fiedler and Izaiah Vargas pet a horse at the farm.
Joe Bowen/FOCUS
A day at the farm
May 23, 2013 - 1:54pm
March 6, 2013
Connie Vandermay/FOCUS
Two of the 11 horses rescued from a farm outside of Vergas. Six other horses were found dead. Criminal charges are pending against the owners.
11 horses, three llamas rescued from Vergas farm
March 6, 2013 - 1:54pm
April 22, 2010
Representing area beef producers at the New York Mills Trade Show April 17 were teen ambassador Jenna White, foreground; her grandma Karen White, back left; and Myrna Scharpe, beef producers spokesperson.
Dairy, beef folks want you...to eat more
April 22, 2010 - 11:27am
March 26, 2010
"Ask a Gardener" was staffed by Master Gardeners of Otter Tail County.The banners resembled the old "Peanuts" cartoon strip, with the booth for psychiatric counseling. Engaging in Q and A in this photo are, from left, Roger Walvatne, Robert Wright and Ray Masters.
Thinking spring...and summer...and fall
March 26, 2010 - 7:00am
January 6, 2010
With corn harvest late this year, the dryer was running round the clock much of December before finishing around the first of the year.
Corn drying to the new year
January 6, 2010 - 3:13pm
December 9, 2009
The Otter Tail Ag ethanol plant in Fergus Falls is going through a rough patch after its owners filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in November. Otter Tail Ag CEO Anthony Hicks hopes the restructuring will allow the plant to stay open. (Dave Wallis/The Forum)
Fergus Falls ethanol plant files for bankruptcy
December 9, 2009 - 11:16am
December 4, 2009
A tractor is used to pull a truck through the mud back to the road after dumping its load of sugar beets this year at the American Crystal piling station near Kindred, N.D. (Dave Wallis/The Forum)
American Crystal sugar beet payments will be down because of bad growing season, low sugar
December 4, 2009 - 1:04pm
October 28, 2009
Late harvest resources available from U of M Extension
October 28, 2009 - 10:52am
October 21, 2009
Dallas Flynn, rural Frazee, uses high tunnels to extend the growing season for his tomatoes and other produce, which he sells at the Lakes Area Farmer's Market and to Spanky's Stone Hearth. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)
Local foods benefit consumer, grower
October 21, 2009 - 9:05am
October 19, 2009
Beet harvest resumes after 4-day layoff
October 19, 2009 - 9:01am
October 14, 2009
American Crystal halts sugar beet harvest
October 14, 2009 - 1:56pm
October 10, 2009
Daryn Minske (left) and Levi Englund attempt to repair a beet lifter at a field five miles west of Ogema farmed by the Zurn family. (Jason Adkins/DL Newspapers)
Beet farmers trying to beat wet fields, cold conditions
October 10, 2009 - 11:44am
October 7, 2009
Bill Hejl had to leave his sugar beet harvesting equipment in this field southeast of Amenia because it was too wet to continue. (Michael Vosburg/The Forum)
Heavy rains hurting sugar beet harvest
October 7, 2009 - 3:04pm