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The Jacob Wetterling case file
UMM, MAES read in NCAA program
PHOTO GALLERY: Hancock parade and pepfest... Where's the King?
Extension Master Gardener course applications being accepted
Sports Schedule for Saturday, Sept. 22
Davis, A's walk off over Twins
Football: Hancock drops homecoming game to Rockets
Tennis: T-Hawks get revenge on Tigers
Volleyball: Tigers back to winning with sweep
Dorothy Anna Schmidgall
Mary Jane Utech
Letter to the editor: Morris Area School board thanks staff
Letter to the editor: Conservative Christians will bring atheism
Letter to the editor: Morris Community Church evolving
Stevens County Times Editorial: Labor Day and unions
Letter to the editor: There is bias in the media
Owen Paul Martin
Maya Larae Rokey
Rae Alvina Bratton
Crops turning for harvest
WCROC Features from the Farm: Resources for farmers to evaluate their environmental footprint
Tariffs to have impact in Stevens County
WCROC Features from the Farm
September 17, 2018
Statisticians protest proposed research agency move
WASHINGTON — U.S. agriculture would be hurt if the U.S. Department of Agriculture follows through on its plan to move the Economic Research Service, or ERS, out of Washington, D.C., the American Statistical Association says. The relocation, announced in early August, "will drive...
September 17, 2018 - 7:08am
June 11, 2018
More help needed to keep large animal vets in rural areas
What would you do without your local veterinarian? More and more farmers and ranchers are finding out as many current professionals who handle large animals are retiring and new replacements are harder to find.
June 11, 2018 - 8:14am
Study: Ag research funding drops, decline threatens productivity gains
A new report reinforces what many agriculturalists already know: Public-sector spending on agriculture research in the U.S. and many other high-income countries continues to decline, challenging farmers' ability to produce enough food to meet growing demand. Public ag research and...
June 11, 2018 - 7:08am
April 23, 2018
39% of rural Americans lack access to rural broadband
WASHINGTON — Rural electrification — which in the 1930s brought electricity to huge chunks of rural America — was straightforward and clearcut. Rural broadband is not, a communications industry executive says. With rural electrification, "When the lights went on,...
April 23, 2018 - 6:00am
February 22, 2018
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking comments on how best to serve able-bodied adults without dependents who use...
February 22, 2018 - 4:44pm
February 12, 2018
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
U.S. agriculturalists on balance will make less money in 2018 than they did in 2017, a new government report projects. Farm-sector profits will...
February 12, 2018 - 6:11am
January 15, 2018
Rural prosperity task force releases report, recommendations
WASHINGTON — The Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity has presented President Donald Trump with a report on ways to improve life...
January 15, 2018 - 5:19am
January 1, 2018
Report: N.D., Minn. farmers vulnerable to Cuba policies
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota and Minnesota are two of the top states in the U.S. to be hurt — or helped — by the openness of...
January 1, 2018 - 5:50am
October 4, 2017
Minnesotans headed to USDA
WASHINGTON — Two men with Minnesota backgrounds are set to move into their U.S. Department of Agriculture offices. The Senate late Tuesday,...
October 4, 2017 - 4:49pm
September 12, 2017
Rent prices increasing for cropland in northwest Minnesota
Rent prices for non-irrigated cropland are on the rise in several counties in northwest Minnesota, bucking the state trend. Marshall County had...
September 12, 2017 - 5:05pm
July 15, 2017
Corn crop on the verge of collapse under brutally dry conditions
EMERY, S.D. — July makes or breaks corn. That's what Scott Stahl, of Emery, has heard countless times from his dad, uncle and many other...
July 15, 2017 - 8:14am
April 11, 2017
Soybean stock slides as USDA predicts more planting
MITCHELL, S.D.—In about one week, the price of soybeans has fallen by more than 20 cents per bushel, and one South Dakota farmer blames...
April 11, 2017 - 6:47pm
April 3, 2017
2017 Census of Ag version available
WASHINGTON — If you're involved in U.S. agriculture — and value reliable statistics to help you make important decisions — you'll be interested in the upcoming 2017 Census of Agriculture, now available online.
April 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2017
Corn production projection 'should be positive for prices'
MITCHELL, S.D. — A 4 million-acre reduction in corn projected in 2017 could prove beneficial for farmers. With corn prices falling from...
March 31, 2017 - 5:47pm
March 15, 2017
ABC Broadcasting ordered to face defamation trial over 'Pink Slime' reports
A South Dakota state judge has ordered ABC Broadcasting to face a potential $5.7 billion defamation lawsuit claiming it damaged Beef Products...
March 15, 2017 - 12:07pm