Bauer Restoration: Water & Fire Damage Experts Minnesota Mattress FactoryFederated Insurance

Local festival features farmers and food artisans from upper Midwest

10/25/2014 11:15:00 AM

The first of this two day event, Homegrown for the Holidays, will be a festival open to the public with a showcase of the best local food by producers and makers from Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

» Read the full story

New Farm Bill Program for farmers affected by severe weather

10/25/2014 9:15:00 AM

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, i…

» Read the full story

Always on guard for PEDV

10/24/2014 2:01:00 PM

GOLDFIELD, IA - As word of a new virus began to spread, Kevin Rasmussen knew he needed to improve his biosecurity program.

» Read the full story

News Release - Salmonella cases linked to raw, frozen chicken entrees

10/23/2014 1:32:00 PM

State health and agriculture officials said today that six recent cases of salmonellosis in Minnesota have been linked to raw, frozen, breaded and pre-browned, stuffed chicken entrees.

» Read the full story

News Release - Minnesota Organic Conference draws nationally known speakers

10/23/2014 9:48:00 AM

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is excited to announce two outstanding keynote speakers will headline the 2015 Minnesota Organic Conference in January.

» Read the full story

BeefTalk: Age and weight are cow herd dynamics

10/22/2014 4:45:00 PM

Most producers seem to refer to cows as "the herd." In reality, that herd is split into several age groups that often are overlooked. In fact, managers usually look at averages to guide manage…

» Read the full story

News Release - Popular organic tradeshow and conference sponsorship spots available

10/17/2014 8:42:00 AM

The 2015 Minnesota Organic Conference (MOC) is now accepting sponsorships and applications for trade show exhibitors.

» Read the full story

Fall means grain harvest for dairy farms, new diets for cows

10/16/2014 8:28:00 AM

NORWOOD, Minn. – Early October was a time of transition from forage harvest to grain harvest at Dreier Farm.

» Read the full story

News Release - The perfect pairing: Fall and Minnesota winery tours

10/15/2014 9:59:00 AM

During the last decade, the number of Minnesota farm wineries has grown exponentially. Today, the Minnesota Grown directory boasts a listing of 36 member wineries.

» Read the full story

Growing season ends in west central Minnesota

10/15/2014 8:11:00 AM

DANVERS, Minn. – The ground and roofs were covered in frost during the morning of Monday, Oct. 6 at the O’Leary farm and surrounding region near Danvers.

» Read the full story

Harvesting, drying and storing late-maturing and high-moisture corn

10/13/2014 10:17:06 AM

Corn reaching maturity about Oct. 1 will normally dry slowly in the field due to cooler outside temperatures. Standing corn in the field may dry about 1.5 to 3 percentage points per week during October and 1 to 1.5 per...

» Read the full story

Mid-September frost on corn and soybeans

9/18/2014 12:49:07 PM

As is always the case, the frost damage appears to be highly variable based on local climate conditions, crop maturity and topographical features....

» Read the full story

For some producers, Sept. 26 FSA deadline looms

9/16/2014 4:41:45 PM

A Sept. 26 deadline with the Farm Service Agency (FSA) will impact some producers, as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill....

» Read the full story

Extension launches 2014 Farm Bill dairy education seminars

9/10/2014 3:29:18 PM

University of Minnesota Extension begins a series of free dairy education seminars this month to help farmers make decisions brought about by the 2014 Farm Bill....

» Read the full story

Closing livestock commentary

11/12/2013 5:37:00 PM

Cattle slightly lower, hog contracts sink

» Read the full story

Closing grains commentary

11/12/2013 5:35:00 PM

Strong demand sends beans up, corn fizzles

» Read the full story

BIG Deals - Shop Now and Save!

Hohenstein Insurance Agency

Snap Fitness Waseca

Huber Supply

Husky Car & Pet Wash

Cartime of Owatonna

Steele County Safe and Drug Free Coalition

Paffrath Jewelers

M & M Lawn & Leisure

First National Bank

Day Cab Conversions

Owatonna Garage Sale Outlet


Krejci Ford

Cookies BBQ Sauce

Titan Pro

Casey's General Store