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Newspaper sets open house for Wednesday afternoon
Feed My Starving Children seeks 2 million mark
Family lives with daughter's illness
Lawn mowers dual in demo derby
Pulling for the fair
Osterman racing to improve
Schmidgall learns lacrosse to stay active in college
Area high schools open up fall practice
Amateur Baseball: Chokio wins Region 9C title
Tiger tennis jumps into 2017
Dean S. Hanson
David L. Rortvedt
Letter to the editor: Socialism no the answer to poverty
Letter to the editor: Music should not be a petty political divider
Column: In this Minnesota whodunit, chomp on girl's foot points to muskie
Letter to the editor: Laws need to change in response to shootings
Letter to the editor: Second amendment not under attack
Buying local fuels communities
Congressional committee hears Minnesota ideas for farm bill
Speakers talk about importance of farm bill to rural America
West-central Minnesota farmer a pioneer in raising Kernza
Active farming applications available July 24
February 20, 2017
2016 Stevens SWCD Annual Report
February 20, 2017 - 2:51am
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
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
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
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
March 2, 2015
USDA provides one-time extension of deadline to update base acres or yield history for ARC/PLC programs
WASHINGTON, DC — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that a one-time extension will be provided to producers for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The final day to update...
March 2, 2015 - 9:30am
October 6, 2014
USDA Farm Service Agency Announces Key Dates for New 2014 Farm Bill Safety Net Programs
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing key dates for farm owners and producers to keep in mind regarding the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The new programs, designed to help...
October 6, 2014 - 11:09am
August 28, 2014
Farm Bill Allows Early Termination for Certain CRP Contracts
ST. PAUL, Minn. USDA Minnesota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Debra Crusoe reminds producers that as of Aug. 6, producers with acres under contract through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can apply for early contract termination, as required by the 2014 Farm...
August 28, 2014 - 5:30am
June 11, 2014
Filing period for FSA County elections opens June15
The election of agricultural producers to Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees is important to all farmers and ranchers. It is crucial that every eligible producer participate in these elections because FSA county committees are a link between the agricultural community and...
June 11, 2014 - 6:18am
May 7, 2014
AgVilsack Announces Continued Progress on 2014 Farm Bill Implementation
griculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced continued progress during the first 90 days of implementing the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the 2014 Farm Bill), which President Obama signed into law on February 7. The 2014 Farm Bill reforms agricultural policy, reduces the deficit, and...
May 7, 2014 - 3:20pm
March 25, 2014
Ag Secretary announces increased opportunity for producers as part of new Farm Bill
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced increased opportunity for producers as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill. A fact sheet outlining modifications to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Farm Loan Programs is available here. “Our...
March 25, 2014 - 1:44pm
March 8, 2014
Program seeks to improve honeybee health
MORRIS – This month, the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced it will provide almost $3 million in technical and financial...
March 8, 2014 - 5:36am
November 22, 2013
NRCS Accepting Applications from farmers for key Minnesota conservation program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications to help producers improve water and air quality, build healthier soil, improve grazing and forest lands, conserve energy, enhance organic operations, and achieve other...
November 22, 2013 - 11:33am