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May 22, 2012
AgCountry Farm Credit Services Elects Directors
Shareholders of AgCountry Farm Credit Services, Fargo, North Dakota have re-elected the following members to serve four-year terms on its Board of Directors: Mark Ellison, Elbow Lake, Minn., has served on the Board since 1995. He began farming in 1983 and is part of the fifth...
May 22, 2012 - 12:55pm
May 19, 2012
Spring planting almost done in Minnesota; U.S. farmers have put in record corn crop
The 2012 spring planting season is wrapping up in west-central Minnesota, and a record corn crop is in the ground nationwide, according to Leaf...
May 19, 2012 - 4:27pm
May 16, 2012
How to Lose Credibility
Recently the Humane Society of the United States held a press conference to release an "undercover" video of abuse taking place on a hog farm...
May 16, 2012 - 2:52pm
Any lessons in Cole Gustafson's tragic farm accident?
I have had several inquiries about what may have caused the accident that led to the death of Cole Gustafson, North Dakota State University's...
May 16, 2012 - 2:36pm
May 8, 2012
Two Bertha farms honored as 2012 Century Farms
The Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau recognize 144 Minnesota farms as 2012 Century Farms. Qualifying farms have been in continuous family ownership for at least 100 years and are 50 acres or more. Century Farm families receive a commemorative sign, as well as a certificate...
May 8, 2012 - 2:21pm
April 16, 2012
Apples, fruits round table set
A Hardy Apples and Northern Fruits Roundtable will be held on April 28, 11 a.m. during the Sky Dance Plant Swap at Green Island in Wadena. The purpose of the gathering is to collect the hard-won wisdom of northcentral Minnesota gardeners and growers working in this challenging zone...
April 16, 2012 - 11:04am
Bernstetter receives Top-Quality Milk Production Award from Land O'Lakes
Greg Bernstetter of Sebeka was recently honored by Land O'Lakes for 10 years of top-quality milk production. Bernstetter was one of 12 Land O'Lakes members nationwide earning the cooperative's 10-Year Milk Quality Award. Only producers whose milk meets the highest quality standards...
April 16, 2012 - 10:47am
April 2, 2012
FFA members participate in FFA Region II Ag Mechanics event
Two Wadena-Deer Creek FFA members participated in the Region II FFA Agricultural Mechanics Career Development Events (CDEs) held at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Jordan Folkestad and Dylan Gilster competed in activities, such as tool identification, small gas engine part identification,...
April 2, 2012 - 11:44am
Plant swap planned for April 28
The Sky Dance Plant Swap on Saturday, April 28 at Green Island in Wadena is the first free plant swap of its scale in this region. Everyone is encouraged to attend to trade plants of all kinds in the form of cuttings, divisions, seeds, seedlings, transplants, and mature plants. Also,...
April 2, 2012 - 10:58am
Spring has former farmers restless
The activities week began with a chapel service at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Monday there was a residents' meeting, and a sing-along with Nancy. Tuesday brought a bingo game and chapel, while on Wednesday it was a visit by Kathy and her dog, bible stories, and dice games. Thursday manicures...
April 2, 2012 - 9:56am
March 29, 2012
Minnesota Department of Agriculture invites bond claims on Anderson Seed
The State of Minnesota has taken action on Anderson Seed of Mentor, Minn., according to officials, and posted this notice this morning. The company's...
March 29, 2012 - 12:24pm
March 26, 2012
Pruning shrubs and trees
March is considered the late dormant season of winter and the best time to do pruning on our shrubs and trees (especially deciduous trees -- those which lose their leaves). It is best to have pruning done by April 1, to avoid oak wilt disease, stem cankers, and fireblight. Pruning...
March 26, 2012 - 3:51pm
March 25, 2012
M State instructor earns sustainable farming honor
Kent Solberg, an instructor in the Sustainable Food Production program at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, has received one of the Minnesota Sustainable Farming Association's highest honors. He and his wife, Linda, were presented with the Farmer Emeritus Award in...
education / food
March 25, 2012 - 3:42pm
Seven WDC students attend FFA Day at the Capitol
Seven Wadena-Deer Creek FFA members celebrated National FFA Week, Feb. 18-25, by attending FFA Day at the Capitol in St. Paul. There they met...
March 25, 2012 - 3:42pm
March 24, 2012
Skogen judges Region II FFA speaking contests
Wadena radio broadcaster, farmer and former legislator Dan Skogen judged Region II FFA public speaking events held Feb. 16 at First Lutheran...
March 24, 2012 - 5:04pm