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Stevens County Times
More storm help could be coming from state
The circus came to Hancock
Uncertainty abounds about next year's individual health insurance market
Minnesota State universities' tuition rising 3.9%, colleges 1%
Morris school board sets budget for facilities plan
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
April 8, 2016
Pesticides, farm programs discussed as ag policy omnibus bill heads to House Floor
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House soon will decide whether certain pesticides should be prohibited from being used on golf courses and the best methods for encouraging organic farming. Representatives also will discuss helping with foreclosure mediation for farmers. Legislative...
April 8, 2016 - 4:29pm
April 1, 2016
University students develop seed library for local gardeners
MORRIS — Local gardeners who would like to experiment with locally grown seeds, or amateurs who want to get into gardening for the first...
April 1, 2016 - 3:10pm
March 25, 2016
Features from the Farm: Life cycle assessment of corn grain at the WCROC
March 25, 2016 - 4:18pm
March 24, 2016
Legislation would help farmers make tractors safer
ST. PAUL — Minnesota farmers driving 86,000 tractors do not have adequate safety equipment, some state lawmakers say, so legislation is being considered to provide them financial help to update their machines. "These would be the smaller, older tractors," Rep. Paul Anderson,...
March 24, 2016 - 11:27am
March 7, 2016
Minnesota ag commissioner hopes for more trade with Cuba
WILLMAR — When Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson visited Cuba he had to put his past beliefs about the country behind...
March 7, 2016 - 10:53am
March 4, 2016
Business Briefs: March 5, 2016
Ruh awarded first place at the MOSES Organic Farming Conference University of Minnesota graduate student Kathryn Ruh was awarded first place in the Organic Research Forum Poster Session at the 2016 Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) Conference held in La Crosse,...
March 4, 2016 - 4:14pm
February 27, 2016
Val Dolcini: Farmers and ranchers are the original conservationists
The modern environmental conservation movement is one that has brought awareness and conservation practices to many urban audiences. To some, it probably seems like a recent shift in American thinking. But American farmers and ranchers throughout rural and tribal lands were the original...
February 27, 2016 - 5:46am
February 26, 2016
Features from the Farm: Making a difference for organic dairy farms
Brad Heins is a bit of a problem solver, especially when it comes to organic dairy farms. "I enjoy figuring things out; being able to answer...
February 26, 2016 - 5:10pm
February 22, 2016
Buffer maps coming by July 1, but plenty of questions remain
ST. PAUL — Minnesota landowners are to have access to maps showing where they need to install buffer strips by July 1, but questions, distrust and clarifications remain. The Minnesota Legislative Water Commission on Thursday heard that preliminary maps are to be available online...
February 22, 2016 - 3:13pm
February 19, 2016
Business Briefs: February 20, 2016
Hilbrands awarded ROC Research Initiative Award The University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS)...
February 19, 2016 - 4:07pm
February 13, 2016
Building a green dairy on the prairie
MORRIS — Later this spring, two new wind turbines and a new solar array will be installed at the West Central Research and Outreach Center...
February 13, 2016 - 5:52am
February 5, 2016
Chokio packed for discussion on environment, buffer strips
A controversial bill passed during the last legislative session that requires buffer strips along public waters and public ditches "stopped...
February 5, 2016 - 4:26pm
February 1, 2016
Gov. Dayton backs off buffer strips for private ditches
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ceded ground to farm interests, Republicans and some Democrats over a contentious aspect of his plan to require vegetative buffer strips to help protect water from agricultural runoff and erosion. Privately owned drainage ditches are...
February 1, 2016 - 12:11pm
January 29, 2016
Features from the Farm: Simulating heat stress on finishing pigs
Heat stress of pigs is a common problem on Minnesota pig farms and leads to poor growth performance, compromised reproductive performance, and can increase sow and pig mortality in extreme cases. Finding ways to mitigate the negative effects of heat stress on pigs would improve pig...
January 29, 2016 - 4:30pm
January 1, 2016
Saving and selling seeds: UMM faculty member attends international ag conference
MORRIS — An international treaty on farming and agriculture may seem distant to those of us in rural Minnesota, but University of Minnesota...
January 1, 2016 - 5:59am