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State expands ‘fat bike’ riding opportunities
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October 9, 2009
Beet farmers trying to beat wet fields, cold conditions
Even with the wet weather this past week, one local beet farmer isn't worried about the current harvest. Not just yet, anyway. Eric Zurn, who...
October 9, 2009 - 3:33pm
Post-harvest tips for later maturing corn
The cool growing season has delayed corn maturity creating concern among corn growers. The biggest challenge with corn is removing the excess moisture after harvest. Last year, many acres remained in the field until the kernel moisture was low enough for a practical harvest. The...
October 9, 2009 - 1:33pm
October 7, 2009
Heavy rains hurting sugar beet harvest
October 7, 2009 - 8:39am
September 27, 2009
New York Mills woman killed in collision with potato truck
NEW YORK MILLS -- A New York Mills area woman was killed Saturday when her car collided with a truck hauling potatoes. The name of the victim has not been released by the Minnesota State Patrol. The accident occurred at about noon on Highway 106, two miles south of Highway 10,...
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September 27, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
The time is now to apply for sustainable agriculture grants from MDA
From developing cold hardy kiwifruit to extending the vegetable growing season, many Minnesota farmers and researchers have turned their ideas into viable production practices with the help of a Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Sustainable Agriculture Grant. The MDA is...
September 25, 2009 - 2:25pm
Randolph farmer has 'berry' good idea
RANDOLPH -- Childhood memories can be sweet and Pat Altrichter's certainly were. She recalled wild "June" berries growing abundantly and always ready for the picking.
September 25, 2009 - 2:24pm
Explore the wonders of fall's harvest bounty
There's enough to do in Minnesota this fall to plan a week's vacation or fill up your weekends, so don't miss the chance to take in the wildly colorful scenery and the abundant harvest of Minnesota grown agricultural products. Many orchards, pumpkin patches and other farms have...
September 25, 2009 - 2:23pm
September 18, 2009
MDA encourages safety and awareness during harvest season
As farmers across Minnesota gear up for fall harvest, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is reminding everyone of possible hazards of the season. In observance of National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept.
September 18, 2009 - 11:46am
September 11, 2009
MDA to offer free waste pesticide collection
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will host a series of waste pesticide collections in eight northwestern Minnesota counties from Sept. 22-25. Through these free collection events, Minnesota homeowners and farmers can safely dispose of unwanted and unusable pesticides. Last...
September 11, 2009 - 4:13pm
September 4, 2009
NCRS gives estimates for CSP payments
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) began a continuous sign-up for the new Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) on Aug. 10 in Minnesota. NRCS administers CSP, a voluntary conservation program designed to encourage agricultural and...
September 4, 2009 - 5:09pm
MDA issues reports on state's organic farms
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has published two new resources for organic farmers and others interested in organic agriculture. The 52-page Organic Farm Performance in Minnesota report offers detailed information about the cost of production and the profitability...
September 4, 2009 - 5:08pm
Solving fruit fly puzzle can be tricky
A cracked tomato, an overripe banana, an unrinsed beverage can in the recycling bin or a damp mop used to wipe up a punch spill: all are an open invitation to those pesky fruit flies! Fungus gnats and other small flies may invade the home, but the most common of the small flies...
September 4, 2009 - 5:06pm
September 1, 2009
Wheat crop yields vary in region
HONEYFORD, N.D. -- Don Larson hauled spring wheat from his field north of town to the Farmers Elevator Co.
September 1, 2009 - 1:26pm
August 28, 2009
Early harvest, immature corn still valuable
Due to late planting dates and a cooler than normal growing season this year, many corn fields may be harvested for silage. There is even great potential for corn in these fields to be too immature for proper corn silage harvest. The questions arises of how should the value of...
August 28, 2009 - 2:55pm
August 21, 2009
Minn. cold-hardy kiwifruit field day tour scheduled
A field tour on Saturday, Aug. 29 will feature two new orchards of cold hardy kiwifruit highlighting a project sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Grant Program and the University of Minnesota. The tour will feature two types of orchard...
August 21, 2009 - 1:52pm