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Minnesota Department of Agriculture to Host Industrial Hemp Forum

The virtual forum will be held Feb. 10-11 The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) invites anyone interested in hemp and hemp production to its 2021 ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

FFA Spotlight: Andew Sayles

Name: Andrew Sayles Grade: 11 Hometown: Austin, Minnesota Parents: Jeff and Chanda Sayles What are some activities you are involved with at Austin FFA? This ... Read more

5 days ago by Daily Herald.

FFA Spotlight: Gloria Hansen

Name: Gloria Hansen Grade: 11 Hometown:  Austin, Minnesota Parents: Corey and Kaye Hansen What are some activities you are involved with at Austin FFA? I have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Federal checks salvage otherwise dreadful 2020 for US farms

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Thanks to the government paying nearly 40% of their income, U.S. farmers are expected to end 2020 with higher profit ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

FFA Spotlight: Katie Van Pelt

Name:   Katie Van Pelt Grade:   9 Parents: Bob and Jodi Van Pelt What are some activities you are involved with at Austin FFA? ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

FFA Spotlight: Maggie Burrows

FFA Spotlight will be a weekly column highlighting the members of this important club. Name: Maggie Burrows Grade: 9 Hometown: Austin, Minnesota Parents:   Dave ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Photos: A caroling we will go

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4 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

FFA Spotlight: Braden Greibrok

FFA Spotlight will be a weekly column highlighting the members of this important club. Name: Braden Greibrok Grade: 12th Hometown:  Austin, Minnesota Parents: Allan and ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

FFA Spotlight: Megan Silbaugh

FFA Spotlight will be a weekly column highlighting the members of this important club. Grade: 11 Parents: Paul and Sara Silbaugh Hometown: Lyle, Minnesota What ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Sign up for Dairy Margin Coverage now underway

Dairy Margin Coverage sign-up has started at your local USDA-FSA office for 2021. To educate farmers on their options and costs of the program, representatives ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

Snowfall temporarily stalls fall harvest in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — The October snowfall has temporarily stalled Minnesota’s fall harvest. Combines are quiet and corn is in limbo for now as farmers wait for ... Read more

3 months ago by Associated Press.

Food to the Field: Feed-A-Farmer program shows gratitude to producers

Each year around harvest time, farmers are often in the fields or on the road for hours and hours at a time, taking food when ... Read more

3 months ago by Eric Johnson.

‘An important part of our FBM program’

Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen stopped by Riverland Community College Monday morning for a tour of the Ag Science and Food Science programs ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Stoll.

Walz announces $7.7M in support of farmers affected by COVID-19

Gov. Tim Walz, along with Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Thom Petersen, made three stops in southeast Minnesota Monday to talk about a new support package ... Read more

3 months ago by Eric Johnson.

A love of animals

Ella Heers wins contest put on by Compeer Financial that allowed kids to show off their hard work when fairs were canceled   For many ... Read more

3 months ago by Eric Johnson.

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