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Stevens County Times
Minn. DNR fee increases take effect July 1
Active shooter training Thursday at UMM
Minn. counties prepare for the worst over tax mistake that could cost them millions
Mark Dayton reread the Constitution, then vetoed legislative funding. Now it goes to court
Prep Baseball: Metzger named to all-section team
Legion Baseball: Sayles earns complete game shutout at Osakis
Prep: Seven Owls recognized by Pheasant Conference
Legion Baseball: Wheaton downs Hancock in eight
Junior Legion: Morris 10-runs Benson
Carl "Pee Wee" Manska
Robert "Bob" Stevenson
Wayne K. Schmidgall
Theodore Ronald Estenson
Letter to the editor: Address changes are expensive
Letter to the editor County needs to rethink shop idea
Continuity and Change
Letter to the editor: Thank you for poppy support; Legion Auxiliary needs you
Commentary: A poem for veterans
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
August 14, 2012
'Planning for Your Farm's Future' workshop coming to Fergus Falls
For every farmer, a day will come when he or she can no longer work full-time. How will that impact Minnesotans' farm businesses and rural legacies? Too often, these questions are avoided or put on hold because they don't seem urgent, and they are a bit uncomfortable. But planning...
August 14, 2012 - 12:21am
August 9, 2012
Lamperts named 2012 Stevens County Farm Family of the Year
MORRIS, Minn. - In 2010, the Lampert Farms in Chokio became a century farm. Mark and Robyn live on the original farmstead that was started by...
August 9, 2012 - 12:55pm
July 2, 2012
11 tips for managing pregnant sows in group housing
MORRIS, Minn. -- With major pork buyers like McDonald's, Hormel and Safeway announcing plans to move toward gestation stall-free suppliers, Minnesota hog farmers may be exploring group housing options. Research through University of Minnesota Extension and the University of Minnesota...
July 2, 2012 - 3:22pm
June 28, 2012
Cut It Out! Controlling Cutworms
Few things are more frustrating than walking out to do some gardening, and finding all of your crops half eaten or destroyed. This summer, plant...
June 28, 2012 - 12:24am
May 31, 2012
Growing Green: Attracting Humming Birds to Your Garden
Every year we look forward to the return of hummingbirds to our garden. These tiny birds add fun and whimsy to a summer day: their tiny chirps...
May 31, 2012 - 4:37am
May 24, 2012
Growing Green: Bugged by Ants
I have received many calls recently requesting information about how to get rid of ants in the home and lawn. Ants are the most frequent and...
May 24, 2012 - 12:06am
May 23, 2012
Understanding direct payments on the farm
Direct payments to farmers under the current farm bill have been a small, but stable and important part of farmers' income. These direct payments...
May 23, 2012 - 2:35pm
Scout fields now to stay on top of weed management problems
Improved rainfall patterns and an early spring have provided corn and soybean producers with opportunities for planting and the application and activation of soil residual herbicides. Soil residual herbicides that target your most troublesome weeds provide an excellent start in...
May 23, 2012 - 2:09pm
May 17, 2012
Growing Green: Planting Trees
This unseasonably warm spring has encouraged avid home gardeners to get a jump start on their veggies. Potatoes, onions, peas, lettuce, spinach...
May 17, 2012 - 12:38am
May 16, 2012
U research guides growers on cover crop selection, planting date
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Cover crops are any green crops grown between cash crops. They come in many different varieties, but until recently little...
May 16, 2012 - 12:34am
May 12, 2012
Growing Green: Forest Tent Caterpillars
It's that time of year again, the notorious forest tent caterpillar (FTC), AKA the army worm, will soon be raining from the trees! What are...
May 12, 2012 - 12:08am
April 18, 2012
Spring has Sprung (albeit the sudden onset of April snow) and many gardeners have asked what chores they can accomplish in their yards and gardens prior to spring planting. One of the top springtime questions I often get is how and when should fertilizer be applied. It is a difficult...
April 18, 2012 - 12:03am
April 16, 2012
Research leads to tool for managing reduced-oil animal feed products
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Currently, there are 207 ethanol production facilities in the U.S. which produce over 36 million metric tons of wet and dried distillers grains, which has become a popular, economical partial replacement for corn and soybean meal in animal feeds. Dried distiller's...
April 16, 2012 - 8:45am
March 26, 2012
Five online webinars available for small businesses
University of Minnesota Extension is offering a series of online webinars to teach small business owners and managers about using various online...
March 26, 2012 - 8:24am
March 17, 2012
Get your green thumb on: Attend a U Horticulture Day
Cold, gray weather got you down? Get a jump on spring by attending a University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener Horticulture Day workshop...
March 17, 2012 - 12:00pm