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Stevens County Times
After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
More storm help could be coming from state
The circus came to Hancock
Uncertainty abounds about next year's individual health insurance market
Junior Legion: Morris 10-runs Benson
Legion Baseball: Hancock edges Morris
Legion Baseball: Willmar tops Morris
Amateur Baseball: Orphans 0-2 at High Life tourney
Amateur Baseball: Eagles shut out Appleton
James "Jimb" Michael Mulholland
Lucille "Lucy" Ann Krupke Heil
Continuity and Change
Letter to the editor: Thank you for poppy support; Legion Auxiliary needs you
Commentary: A poem for veterans
Letter to the editor: Thanks Town and Country
Bits and Pieces: More on the naturalization exam
Hancock Record Open House
Andi Van Kempen
WROC's Features from the Farm: Research on industrial hemp
Taking a break from ag work
Weather dictating pace of spring field work
Growing for the future
2017 Farm Progress Issue
May 17, 2016
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
WILLMAR — Two days of early morning frost over the weekend in central Minnesota may cause problems for early planted crops. Reports of damage vary in the region — and it will take another day or two to determine what the true impact will be — but so far it looks...
May 17, 2016 - 2:32pm
March 15, 2016
2016 Farm Progress Issue
March 15, 2016 - 10:13am
March 9, 2016
Stevens SWCD 2015 Annual Review
March 9, 2016 - 4:39pm
February 16, 2016
USDA Sees Strong Demand for Conservation Reserve Program
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is reminding farmers and ranchers that the competitive sign-up deadline for its...
February 16, 2016 - 4:34am
December 9, 2015
State grants available to help fund livestock improvements on the farm
ST. PAUL – Minnesota livestock producers can apply for a portion of $2 million available for on-farm improvements. “Livestock Investment Grants help farmers stay competitive and reinvest in their industry,” said Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson....
December 9, 2015 - 11:03am
October 12, 2015
NRCS announces early EQIP sign-up
Agricultural producers looking to solve natural resource problems on their farms will want to plan ahead and sign-up early for United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) funding. USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Minnesota State Conservationist Cathee Pullman...
October 12, 2015 - 3:14pm
August 21, 2015
USDA Encourages Producers to Consider Risk Protection Coverage
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini is encouraging producers to examine the available U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) crop risk protection options, including federal crop insurance and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage,...
August 21, 2015 - 8:42am
July 28, 2015
Soils Lab showcases pollinator research during meeting of Minnesota honey producers
MORRIS – Pollinators are important to us because more than 30 percent of our food, especially the tasty items, relies on the activities of...
July 28, 2015 - 12:40pm
June 30, 2015
Survey says college debt a big problem for young farmers
A survey of 700 young farmers nationwide finds unpaid student loans are a major obstacle for them. The survey was conducted by the Hudson, N.Y.-based National Young Farmers Coalition, which works to help young farmers get started and succeed. The organization is a major booster...
June 30, 2015 - 10:06am
June 15, 2015
ARC and PLC enrollment period open through Sept. 30
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that eligible producers may now formally enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2014 and 2015. The enrollment period begins June 17, 2015, and will end Sept. 30, 2015. The new...
June 15, 2015 - 4:43pm
June 14, 2015
Birds, bees and bucks: Intercropped winter oilseeds could benefit environment, profits
MORRIS — Scientists in west-central Minnesota are studying whether winter oilseeds could be intercropped with soybeans and other crops...
June 14, 2015 - 5:51am
May 27, 2015
Farmers analyze just-released water rule: Does it go too far?
ST. PAUL – Farmers who worry that the federal government wants to regulate mud puddles on their land are examining a 297-page rule the Obama administration released Wednesday. The new water quality rule was not well received in farm country, but agriculture groups' attorneys...
May 27, 2015 - 5:01pm
May 6, 2015
Farmers wanted for windbreak and crop yield study
ST. PAUL – Researchers are looking for farmers who are interested in participating in a study of how windbreaks affect crop yields. Recent...
May 6, 2015 - 5:12am
April 27, 2015
Features from the Farm: Extremophilic microalgae can be used for biofuel production
MORRIS - Nestled between Idaho, Montana and Wyoming is one of the last, nearly intact, ecosystems on earth which a myriad of wildlife call home....
April 27, 2015 - 11:45am
March 30, 2015
USDA extends ARC and PLC deadlines to April 7
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has provided farm owners and producers one additional week, until April 7, 2015, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill. The final day to update yield...
March 30, 2015 - 11:13am