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Stevens County Times
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
Hancock project receives $500,000 grant
Asbestos removal should start soon in Hancock building
Junior Legion: Morris falls to elimination bracket
Sunny skies for annual Marv Meyer Fun Run
Legion Baseball: Hancock eliminated from sub-district playoffs
Zosel heads to USF for golf
Amateur Baseball: Morris takes Stevens County with win at Hancock
Robert O. Hubbard
Letter to the editor: Second amendment not under attack
Colorful crew tosses candy July 4
Stevens County Times Editorial: Take care of your lawn
Letter to the editor: Contact Senate about healthcare bill
Letter to the editor: Happy July 4
Dairy hosts Open House
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
Second-generation biofuels require organization, grower education
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Twenty-one billion gallons of second-generation biofuels made from non-grain feedstocks must enter the nation's fuel supply by 2022, as mandated by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. These biofuels can be made from perennial grasses, corn stover,...
June 24, 2010 - 8:59am
April 6, 2010
USDA Highlights Early Successes in Biomass Crop Assistance Program
USDA Farm Service Agency Administrator Jonathan Coppess said Monday that biomass producers, energy facilities and communities are benefitting from USDA's innovative Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP).
April 6, 2010 - 11:00am
March 30, 2010
USDA Announces IT Modernization of Farm Service Agency to Improve Delivery of Service to Producers Throughout the Country
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA has awarded a major contract to improve the delivery of agricultural services and benefits to producers by using modern, secure and reliable technology.
March 30, 2010 - 11:45am
December 14, 2009
CVEC farmers raising the bar with unique field research
This year's corn harvest was one of the most challenging in recent memory, but it didn't stop nearly a dozen farmers with the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company from accomplishing what few others have dared. For the second season in a row, they harvested corn cobs along with corn. The...
December 14, 2009 - 7:31am
December 10, 2009
Pawlenty: Minnesota, Brazil can cooperate on ethanol
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL -- Brazil is one of Minnesota's major ethanol competitors, but Minnesota Gov.
December 10, 2009 - 4:23pm
December 3, 2009
Grain dryer fire at IFAS
December 3, 2009 - 2:02pm
November 26, 2009
Mill able to do double duty
Northern Crop Institute's mill now can do double duty. The organization's pilot-scale durum mill has been converted so that it can mill the...
November 26, 2009 - 12:53am
USDA Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule for Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Program
WASHINGTON - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is requesting comments on a proposed rule that would establish the procedures and eligibility criteria for receiving assistance under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for Farmers...
August 26, 2009 - 2:47pm
July 23, 2009
Clay County sets stricter rules for wind turbines
The Clay County Commission approved an ordinance Tuesday that establishes standards stricter than state law on where wind turbines can be erected and how noisy they can be at night. The new rules apply to projects not regulated by the state, which are those that generate less than...
July 23, 2009 - 5:37am
April 21, 2009
Milan bank's wind tower arrives
MILAN -- Minnesota's first wind turbine intended to both produce electricity and promote a community bank is a step closer to reality. After lengthy delays, the tower that will hold a 20 kilowatt, made-in-Minnesota Jacob's wind turbine arrived this week at the site where it will...
April 21, 2009 - 7:31pm
March 19, 2009
Ethanol levels could be on rise
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Federal officials have until year's end to decide whether gasoline may contain more than the...
March 19, 2009 - 10:12am
March 10, 2009
'Opportunities for Rural Minnesota in the Farm Bill' meetings postponed
The "Opportunities for Rural Minnesota in the Farm Bill" meetings scheduled for this week in Redwood Falls, Montevideo, Morris and Ortonville have been postponed. The Redwood Falls and Montevideo meetings originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 10 are postponed to Tuesday, March...
March 10, 2009 - 9:42am
February 20, 2009
Morris Soils Lab stable but supporters aren't complacent
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune About a year ago, the hot topic in Morris was the potential closure of the Agriculture Research Service - known as...
February 20, 2009 - 4:51pm
February 19, 2009
Ethanol backers say they can add jobs
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Minnesota's ethanol industry could help produce jobs in a time they are most needed, agriculture...
February 19, 2009 - 11:16pm
February 6, 2009
Harvest of change: Farm census shows evolving U.S. agriculture
U.S. agriculture - including farms in North Dakota and Minnesota - is evolving in ways both great and small, a federal report says. Among the...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am