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July 6, 2016
FSA County Committee nominations open
July 6, 2016 - 9:38am
July 2, 2016
Grant Herfindahl and Colleen Landkamer: Opening new markets for American agriculture
July 2, 2016 - 5:01am
June 24, 2016
These day-neutral strawberries were produced at the West Central Research and Outreach Center using a low tunnel system for season extension. These berries were harvested in late September. (Submitted Photo)
Features from the Farm: Producing strawberries throughout the growing season
June 24, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 21, 2016
Every day 7,500 cows are milked at Meadow Star Dairy near Pennock. A Dairy Days open house will be held there June 30 with tours of the $60 million operation, which was completed last fall. (Carolyn Lange/West Central Tribune)play button
Meadow Star Dairy 'exceeds expectations' for startup
June 21, 2016 - 5:50am
June 11, 2016
Voluntary compliance, local control goals of new buffer initiative
June 11, 2016 - 5:24am
May 27, 2016
Features from the Farm: Study looks at impact of warm season annual grasses for grazing organic dairy cows
May 27, 2016 - 3:14pm
May 23, 2016
Stevens County to host open house on buffer strip maps
May 23, 2016 - 5:14am
May 18, 2016
Three Stevens County farms recognized as 2016 Century Farms
May 18, 2016 - 2:05pm
May 17, 2016
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
May 17, 2016 - 2:32pm
April 22, 2016
A recent study at the WCROC compared behaviors of two groups of pigs. One group had docked tails (left) and the other group at undocked tails (right). Scientists were specifically were interested in the tail biting behavior exhibited in the undocked tail group.
Features from the Farm: Application of social network analysis to animal welfare research
April 22, 2016 - 4:35pm
April 8, 2016
Pesticides, farm programs discussed as ag policy omnibus bill heads to House Floor
April 8, 2016 - 4:29pm
April 1, 2016
University of Minnesota, Morris sophomore Austin Tipper, president of the campus’s Organic Gardening Club, saved the seeds that are part of a new seed library at Pomme de Terre Foods in Morris. Community members can take seeds from the library to try and grow their own food at home, or learn more about saving seeds so they can contribute to the project. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
University students develop seed library for local gardeners
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
March 24, 2016 - 11:27am
March 15, 2016
2016 Farm Progress Issue
March 15, 2016 - 10:13am