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Stevens County Times
Vet finds a place at Veterans Day program
Wayne & Jean's Evergreens win again in Parade of Lights (with video)
Young says communication will help grow RFC
Sports Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 18
Sports Schedule for Friday, Nov. 17
Basketball: Cougar men drop opener to Cobbers
Basketball: UM-Morris falls in season opener
Football: Special Teams duo earn all-UMAC for UM-Morris
Robert Belew Holmes
June J. Rathke
Commentary: 'Honor our Old Glory'
Letter to the editor: Vote yes for children on Nov. 7
Letter to the editor: Support the Morris Area Schools referendum
Ghosts in Stevens County? Editor's column
Stevens County Times Editorial: Abusers count on silence
William Roger Loberg
Abigail Cassandra-Joan Mogler
Khamora Johnay Mary Anderson
Features from the Farm: News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center
Nov. 15 meeting on Farm Rental Agreements in Alexandria
Holloway farmer named American Star Farmer by National FFA
Features from the Farm: UMM students develop application for horticulture gardens
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
September 14, 2009
Tax planning needed for farmers receiving crop insurance payments
With the probability of crop losses due to weather, farmers may be receiving crop insurance indemnity payments. Any crop insurance proceeds you receive need to be included as income on your tax return.
September 14, 2009 - 2:36am
September 8, 2009
Minnesota outpaces nation in agricultural export growth
Minnesota's agricultural export rate increased by more than 50 percent last year, according to figures recently released by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. From 2007 to 2008, the estimated value of Minnesota agricultural exports grew by 51 percent and outpaced the national...
September 8, 2009 - 4:05am
August 25, 2009
Soils Lab's Reicosky a giant in carbon field
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune As is the case with a lot of serious scientists, any detailed discussion of their work tends to set a layman's head...
August 25, 2009 - 11:59pm
August 22, 2009
Conservation Reserve Program focus of public meeting in Moorhead Sept. 21
WASHINGTON - The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), on behalf of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), today asked the public for comments on the Conservation Reserve Program and scheduled nine public meetings from Sept. 15 through Oct. 8 to solicit comments on the program. The...
August 22, 2009 - 6:31am
August 21, 2009
Soils Lab 'Field Day' on Aug. 27 to explore new crops, markets
The 2009 Summer Field Day for the North Central Soil Conservation Research Lab in Morris will be held on Thursday, Aug. 27 at the Swan Lake Research...
August 21, 2009 - 5:02pm
August 11, 2009
Area crop producers 'living on the edge'
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune This is a critical time for area crops as the harvest looms. Rainfall has been spotty all summer, and cooler temperatures...
August 11, 2009 - 11:59pm
August 6, 2009
Projections show Minn. crops need a significant temps hike
GILFILLAN -- Warmer temperatures are needed, and quickly, if the region's crops are going to be mature by the time the first frost comes this fall. Mark Seeley, University of Minnesota Extension climatologist, says the cool summer needs to warm up, specifically at least 3 degrees...
August 6, 2009 - 8:43am
August 4, 2009
Evaluate farm situation before deciding on ACRE
With recent crop price declines, farmers have become more interested in whether or not they should sign up for the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program. And they are right to be more interested. Farmers have until Aug.
August 4, 2009 - 9:06am
July 30, 2009
Producers Encouraged To Enroll In Farmland Wetlands Program
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that producers can begin signing up for the Farmable Wetlands Program on Aug. 3, 2009, at their local Farm Service Agency county office. The Farmable Wetlands Program is an important component of the Conservation Reserve Program authorized...
July 30, 2009 - 2:15pm
Preparing empty pesticide containers for recycling
Empty plastic pesticide containers offered for recycling must be prepared properly to assure the recycling vendor that all containers collected are clean. The containers must be triple or pressured rinsed and free of any residue in order to be recycled. Only pesticide containers...
July 30, 2009 - 9:29am
July 22, 2009
Strip Till Expo at Lamberton Aug. 11
Hear the latest University of Minnesota research and information on strip tillage and compare strip-tillage equipment in action through field demonstrations at the 2009 "Minnesota Strip Till Expo" on Tues., Aug. 11, at the Southwest Research and Outreach Center in Lamberton. This...
July 22, 2009 - 5:37am
March 6, 2009
Good mix: Corn plants and ethanol plants
By Deane Morrison U of M News Wire Ethanol plants that use only the kernels of corn could slash their fossil fuel consumption and boost their energy efficiency by using the rest of the corn plant to generate heat and electricity, a new University of Minnesota study finds. The study...
March 6, 2009 - 4:01pm
October 1, 2008
Bean harvest begins, yields vary
The soybean harvest has started in Stevens County. Paul Groneberg of Centrol, Inc. has seen variable yields this season, dependant on moisture variation and soil type. The differences between fields, and within the same field, can be dramatic. In general, the bean yield is lower than...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
June 14, 2008
Area crops OK ... for now
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune It's the way of farm life. Last year and in 2006, there were abundant prayers for rain and a break in hot weather. This year, those prayers keep getting answered -- again and again. Progress in corn and bean crops has been set back by the cool, wet weather,...
June 14, 2008 - 12:00am