What to do about ringworm
12/18/2014 4:30:00 PM
As many 4-H and FFA exhibitors have experienced, nothing puts a damper on a livestock project like a crusty patch of ringworm. While nearly impossible to completely eliminate, there are some e…
Livestock producers advised to use 840 tags for identification
12/18/2014 3:35:00 PM
As 2015 approaches and it’s time to order new tags, livestock producers should be aware of some important changes concerning the use of 900 series prefix tags and American ID, say state animal…
News Release - Candidates sought for four commodity councils
12/16/2014 12:14:00 PM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will conduct a mail ballot election to fill board vacancies of four commodity research and promotion councils.
News Release - Deadline approaching for sustainable agriculture grants
12/15/2014 9:16:00 AM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) reminds Minnesota farmers and others of the upcoming January deadline for its Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Grant Program.
Winter feeding and crunching numbers at Landuyts
12/11/2014 12:51:00 PM
WALNUT GROVE, Minn. – Mike Landuyt used the post-harvest timeframe to work on financials and plan ahead.
'Minnesota Harvester Handbook' guides enthusiasts to natural resources
12/11/2014 9:04:29 AM
Harvesting sustainable natural resources is integral to the heritage of many Minnesotans. For a growing number of others, though, interest in tapping into our state's abundant buffet of resources is reaching new levels. How to harvest wisely?...
News Release - Grant money available for K-12 teachers
12/11/2014 8:45:00 AM
Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) is accepting grant applications for its 2015 Ag Literacy Grant Program.
Hog barns require continual upkeep and renovations
12/10/2014 12:46:00 PM
COKATO, Minn. – There was just a dusting of snow across Wright County in early December, but it was time for hog farmers to switch to their winter routines and practices.
News Release - Calling all farmers to Winter Workshops in January
12/9/2014 11:23:00 AM
The dark days of winter can be a great time to learn new things, so the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is again providing farmers a day of Winter Workshops in January.
Landowners face 2014 Farm Bill decisions
12/8/2014 3:47:24 PM
Landowners need to be involved in 2014 Farm Bill decisions for their farm. In fact, two of the three farm bill decisions required must be made by landowners, rather than tenants....
Mediated ag debts, and amounts owed, continue decline
12/3/2014 4:59:19 PM
For the second year, the number of lenders sending notices under Minnesota's Farmer-Lender Mediation program was lower than at any other point in nearly a decade. The overall amount of debt taken to mediation also decreased....
Coulter honored among '40 under 40'
11/20/2014 11:08:09 AM
University of Minnesota Extension corn agronomist Jeff Coulter has been recognized as one of Vance Publishing's "40 Under 40," honoring leadership among individuals contributing to efforts to double food production by 2050....
Closing livestock commentary
11/12/2013 4:37:00 PM
Cattle slightly lower, hog contracts sink
Closing grains commentary
11/12/2013 4:35:00 PM
Strong demand sends beans up, corn fizzles