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Stevens County Times
WCROC Features from the Farm: Research on perennials continues
MAES fifth graders take flight as Young Eagles
Crew prepares interior of Coborn's building
Smartphone app aims to connect hungry Minnesota kids with free meals
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
Pamela Winifred Smith
Carl "Pee Wee" Manska
James "Jimb" Michael Mulholland
Lucille "Lucy" Ann Krupke Heil
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 4, 2012
Morris lab part of USDA grant to research renewable jet fuel for U.S. military
MORRIS - Scientists in Morris may be helping the United States military increase their use of biofuels thanks to a research grant from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Energy. The $7 million grant - which is spread among a number of United States Department of Agriculture...
August 4, 2012 - 5:00am
July 28, 2012
Ag Secretary Announces Support for Producers to Grow Renewable Feedstocks for Advanced Biofuels
WASHINGTON,-- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced payments for 125 advanced Biofuel producers across the country to support the production and expansion of advanced biofuels from a wide variety of non-food sources, including waste products. "Advanced biofuels are a key...
July 28, 2012 - 12:13am
July 27, 2012
USDA Authorizes Emergency Haying of CRP Acres for Minnesota Counties
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director (SED) Linda Hennen announced that in response to drought conditions, FSA has authorized...
July 27, 2012 - 9:47am
June 20, 2012
FSA County Committee Nomination Process Begins
Stevens County Farm Service Agency Executive Director Veronica Curfman reminds producers the nomination period for the County Committee election...
June 20, 2012 - 9:35am
May 21, 2012
Deadline approaches for three Farm Service Agency programs
Stevens County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Veronica Curfman, reminds producers that the approaching June 1, 2012, deadline is for Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE), the Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election...
May 21, 2012 - 3:33pm
April 17, 2012
FSA Reminds Producers of the 2012 DCP/ACRE Sign Up Deadline
Sign up for the 2012 Direct and Counter-cyclical Payment Program (DCP) and Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Programs will run through June...
April 17, 2012 - 12:30am
April 4, 2012
CRP sign up extended by one week
WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Bruce Nelson today announced that the sign-up...
April 4, 2012 - 4:59pm
March 27, 2012
Enrollment Reminder for Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payments and Other FSA Programs
WASHINGTON, DC--U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Bruce Nelson today reminded producers that the...
March 27, 2012 - 11:25am
February 28, 2012
No change in crop insurance delivery
WASHINGTON -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Feb. 17 he has no plans to turn the crop insurance program over to the Farm Service Agency county offices, although the cost of the program and the future of the county offices came up repeatedly at the secretary's annual appearance...
February 28, 2012 - 11:04am
February 27, 2012
First NAP coverage deadline for 2012 crop year coming soon
MORRIS, Minn. - The Farm Service Agency would like to remind producers about important crop disaster insurance coverage deadlines for the 2012 crop year. The application deadline for 2012 Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage for a variety of crops are coming...
February 27, 2012 - 8:26am
February 18, 2012
USDA Announces New Funding For Conservation Partners
WASHINGTON, D.C. - USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Dave White has announced a partnership with the National Fish and...
February 18, 2012 - 12:45am
February 10, 2012
Calculating farm program costs
WASHINGTON DC -- All farm major programs combined -- crop insurance, subsidies and conservation -- will cost only about $221 billion over the next 10 years, comprising only 18 percent of Agriculture Department spending, according to statistics released by the Congressional Budget...
February 10, 2012 - 12:59am
January 12, 2012
2012 DCP/ACRE Sign Up Begins Jan. 23
SAINT PAUL, Minn., - USDA Minnesota Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Linda Hennen reminds producers enrollment for Average...
January 12, 2012 - 4:07pm
December 14, 2011
USDA Designates 7 Minnesota Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated seven counties in Minnesota as primary natural disaster areas due...
December 14, 2011 - 4:00pm
USDA Funding To Create Jobs, Reduce Energy Costs for Agricultural Producers and Rural Small Businesses
NEW ORLEANS, La.- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced loans and grants for agricultural producers and rural small businesses across...
December 14, 2011 - 8:47am