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New leaders elected in local realtors group
Cable One, WDAY fail to reach contract, extend deal to Oct. 7
Solutions Behavioral Health expands in DL
Massage therapist joins Jonathan’s in DL
Central Market wins sweet awards
Beautiful abodes: Home tour is Saturday
Children’s book author offers reading Oct. 1 in NYM
Learn all about blood cholesterol, health at library
Wookiefoot is coming to Fargo
Jacobite Harp concert set Oct. 3 in NYM
Letter: Vote Clements for Sheriff
Letter: Clements best choice for Becker County Sheriff
DL is well-situated for growth
Palestine vs. Israel: Take down those fences
Letter: Thanks for successful Rotary Blood Screening
Dayton announces plans for first-ever pheasant summit
No excuses: Get out on the lake and fish this fall
North Words: ‘Drummer of the woods’ is MN’s most popular upland game bird
Remember water safety during waterfowl season
DNR finalizes decision denying permits to Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers
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May 24, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Do the math before creep feeding calves
Karl Hoppe, Extension livestock specialist at North Dakota State University, offers beef producers some advice on creep feeding calves, and making decisions that could affect their profit margin when they sell those calves months from now. One of those decisions is whether to supply...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Ag Matters column: Good quality drinking water is essential for livestock
Water is the most important nutrient livestock require. If dry conditions persist, livestock producers should be aware of the quality of water they provide for their livestock. The issue of quality becomes as important as quantity if there will be a decrease in surface water...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
State seeks contractors to install fence in TB management zone
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health is compiling a list of authorized contractors and material suppliers who will install fence in the Management Zone in northwest Minnesota this summer. In addition, general deer exclusion fencing specifications have been established and posted...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Dairy, turkey councils elect board members
Eleven people have been elected to the 22-member Minnesota Dairy Research and Promotion Council board according to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, the agency responsible for conducting and certifying agricultural promotion council elections. The election was conducted by...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
LivesTalk column: Eradicating bovine TB in MN?is critical
One of the most important agricultural issues in Minnesota right now is the eradication of bovine tuberculosis (TB). And for the Board of Animal Health, bovine TB is our most important issue. We remain committed to eliminating this disease from Minnesota cattle and returning our state...
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am
May 4, 2008
Will's Windmill Column: Cattle producers: Vaccinate for anthrax
As you probably heard or read in the news the Minnesota Board of Animal Health confirmed recently that two cows in Becker County died recently of anthrax. These are the first anthrax cases in 2008, but many northwestern Minnesota counties have had anthrax cases in recent years. Anthrax...
May 4, 2008 - 12:00am
May 2, 2008
Board of Animal Health confirms Becker County cows died of anthrax
The Minnesota board of Animal health confirmed Tuesday that two cows on a Becker county farm died last week of anthrax, the first anthrax cases in 2008. The herd will remain under quarantine for 30 days from the day the last death occurs from anthrax. After the dead cows were discovered...
May 2, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Adjusting for expensive beef forage
The days of cheap forage are gone. Just looking at the nutrient removal costs in a ton of hay will push hay prices to over $70 per ton. By the time machinery costs and labor are calculated, $100 a ton is about the break-even price of producing hay. This has several management implications. First,...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Anthrax kills two cows in Becker County
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health confirmed Tuesday that two cows on a Becker County farm died last week of anthrax, the first anthrax cases in 2008. Dr. Randy Lindeman, Frazee, who is the district veterinarian for the Board of Animal Health, said in a telephone interview that...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 20, 2008
New bovine TB site
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health, along with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources , and the University of Minnesota Extension Services, today announced the launch of a Web site dedicated to the State of Minnesota bovine tuberculosis...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
Will's Windmill Column: State expands Bovine TB Control Zone
The Board of Animal Health has announced that effective April 15, the regulatory zone in northwest Minnesota currently known as the TB Core Area will be expanded to include the TB Management Zone. Cattle herds located in the newly expanded Management Zone will be required to obtain...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Bovine TB meeting Tuesday in Detroit Lakes
Just a reminder to area livestock producers that an informational meeting on Bovine TB will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8 in Detroit Lakes. This meeting is open to all area livestock producers.
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Bovine TB meeting set for April 8 in DL
Livestock producers interested in the anticipated downgrade of the state's bovine TB status are invited to an informational meeting at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8 in Detroit Lakes. The meeting will be held in Room C103 at Minnesota State Community & Technical College, located on...
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
March 24, 2008
Overcoming challenge of bovine TB in MN
Since bovine tuberculosis (TB) was discovered in a northwest Minnesota beef cattle herd, animal health officials have found a total of 11 infected beef cattle herds in Roseau and Beltrami counties.
March 24, 2008 - 12:00am
March 17, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Enhancing effectiveness of permanent pastures
In recent summers as I have traveled throughout central Minnesota and observed pastures, it becomes readily apparent that much can be done to improve the production capabilities of what people call permanent pastures. We can greatly increase the livestock carrying capacity of these...
March 17, 2008 - 12:00am