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We're going to be talking soon on WDAZ News @5 with the Farm Kings from the new GAC network series. ... Posted on 7/9/13 at 9:52 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Problem Solved? #2 Meat-eating
I like meat; you like meat. Most everyone likes meat.But there are problems with being carnivores: scarcity, price, and (scoff if you must) there's that whole moral issue.
Back in May, I introduced a... Posted on 8/23/12 at 7:58 AM
Tuesday, Congressman Kevin Cramer said a response he and other colleagues received from the Department of Labor regarding OSHA's excessive regulation on small farming operations is a welcome step, but more action is needed.Cramer and more than 80 Members of Congress recently sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez calling on OSHA to cease what they call "unnecessary overreach into small farming operations."
The crop is estimated at 7.1 million hundred-weight, down more than a third from last year. The agriculture department says the drop was due to a 37 percent decline in planted and harvested acres from 2012.
The propane corn drying crisis of 2013 appears to be over. Elevator operators and farmers throughout the region report that they were slowed but not stopped in their corn harvest when propane supplies tightened up in late October.
WASHINGTON - Congress left Washington on Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving without reaching agreement on a new farm bill, leaving in question whether the bill will be finished before the end of the calendar year.
It's been two weeks since Congress allowed the farm bill to expire, but members say they've made some progress over the weekend to try to get a new bill in the coming weeks. That's because House conferees were appointed on Saturday.
Rotary groups in Fergus Falls have transformed a village in Africa by donating a simple, familiar tool in our region, farm equipment. Titan Equipment agreed to work with Fergus Falls rotary on donating two tractors along with other farm equipment to a rural village in Zimbabwe.
Most people could probably identify a tractor if they saw one -- it's a piece of equipment that farmers have been using for years. In tonight's Farm Report we take a look at a company who's thinking outside the box when it comes to farm equipment.
A harmful new fruit fly threatens Minnesota's raspberry, blueberry, strawberry, grape and cherry crops. The tiny spotted wing Drosophila is native to Asia. It was found first in California in 2008 and quickly caused sizeable losses along the West Coast.
Prayer and funeral services have been set for Brad Nelson... the 55-year old East Grand Forks man who died Tuesday evening in a tractor roll over. Family and friends describe Nelson as a staple at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in East Grand Forks.
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