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Minnesota students again score top marks on ACTs
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April 30, 2014
Ewe can’t be serious! Local farm welcomes quintuplets
April 22 is a date that will go down in history on the Weller-Huwe Farm near New York Mills. That was the evening one of their cross-bread ewes gave birth to five healthy lambs with the assistance of Leo Weller: two ewes and three rams. Voilet Huwe said she had no idea the ewe...
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April 30, 2014 - 2:51pm
April 17, 2014
A dramatic drop: Farm incomes dropped in 2013
All around Minnesota, 2013 earned very little affection from livestock and crop farmers. Compared to the year before, with its early spring and more cooperative weather, last growing season was a letdown. From a winter that wouldn’t end to a long summer drought, nothing seemed...
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April 17, 2014 - 11:08am
September 12, 2013
Oddball season isn’t over yet for farmers
The 2013 growing season has been one of extremes for area farmers. It started with a long winter, turned into a soggy spring and then shifted into a dry summer, with a record-breaking week-long heat wave to top it all off. “Every year is different,” said Denise Kane, President...
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September 12, 2013 - 10:16am
August 7, 2013
Farm bill plan advancing, but its future is unknown
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. – Top agriculture members of Congress can be ready with a backup farm bill quickly, but it is not clear if it will ever see the light of day. U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat representing western Minnesota, is one of four negotiating what could be a...
news / state
August 7, 2013 - 9:39am
August 1, 2013
Leaderbrands to be recognized as a Farm Family of the Year
Seventy-five families from throughout Minnesota are being honored as a 2013 Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota, including one from Otter Tail County, the Leaderbrands of rural New York Mills. The families will be recognized in ceremonies on Aug....
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August 1, 2013 - 2:39pm
July 19, 2012
Many area farmers facing challenges in 2012
Drought stress in parts of Otter Tail County and other areas of west central Minnesota has been evident in many agricultural fields in recent...
July 19, 2012 - 11:47am
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
March 20, 2011
Bill would give farmers bigger voice in environmental policies
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Richard Lugar (R-IN) and Congressmen Bruce Braley (D-IA) and Marlin Stutzman (R-IN) introduced bipartisan legislation that would ensure that American farmers are represented in the decision-making process for environmental policies and regulations...
March 20, 2011 - 12:34pm