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April 15, 2019
Bob Hanson, Friends of Maplewood volunteer and former Maplewood State Park manager, explains how 40 gallons of maple sap is boiled down to make 1 gallon of maple syrup. Katie Pinke / Forum News Serviceplay button
Sap to syrup: Volunteers tap in Minnesota park’s maple trees
April 15, 2019 - 6:00am
April 6, 2019
Darren Newville, District Manager at East Otter Tail and Wadena Soil and Water Conservation Districts (left), is shown with Andrew and Dale Schock, Water Quality Certified Producers and Jim Lahn, MAWQCP Area Certification Specialist.
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Dale, Andrew Schock Farms achieve water quality certification
April 6, 2019 - 12:04pm
April 4, 2019
Mike and Shanna Tuinstra farm north of Verndale, where they raise a variety of crops. They are also active members of the Wadena County Farm Bureau, and their goal is to visit area schools and educate students about farming.
Dana Cantleberry/WDC Schools
Not the quitting kind: Some area farmers agree it's bad, but not bad enough to stop
April 4, 2019 - 5:00pm
Dairy producers may be eligible for 2018 Margin Protection Program
April 4, 2019 - 12:04pm
March 20, 2019
Congressman Pete Stauber, 8th District, hears from and responds to the concerns of local farmers Tuesday during a round-table discussion at M-State in Wadena.
Michael Denny/Wadena Pioneer Journal
Congressman Pete Stauber meets with ag leaders in Wadena
March 20, 2019 - 5:42pm
February 28, 2019
Cows at East Dublin Dairy in Murdock, Minn. File photo / Forum News Service
Winter claims at least 19 Minnesota dairy barns
February 28, 2019 - 10:17am
February 9, 2019
Congress passed the 2018 farm bill by a wide margin, but House Ag Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson called it "a miracle." Michelle Rook/ Forum News Service
Implementing the new farm bill: Government shutdown slows process
February 9, 2019 - 5:10pm
February 4, 2019
Century Farm applications accepted through March 4
February 4, 2019 - 8:48am
January 17, 2019
Irrigation Clinic planned Jan. 24 in Wadena
January 17, 2019 - 11:26am
December 27, 2018
Sharing in honoring Andy Dombeck are Jim Lahn, Area Certification Specialist (left), MAWQCP Program, Andy Dombeck, Conservation Farmer, Darren Newville, District Manager for the East Otter Tail & Wadena SWCDs and Lyle Dittmann, East Otter Tail SWCD Board Chairman.
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Wadena farmer, Andy Dombeck, named Conservationist of the Year
December 27, 2018 - 11:49am
August 12, 2018
Minnesota Grocers Association recognizes Russ Davis Wholesale as 2018 Outstanding Vendor
August 12, 2018 - 12:48pm
May 4, 2018
Barb Uselman and Deb Erickson are two members of the Down Home Foods Co-operative in Wadena. Uselman has been running Down Home Foods for seven years. Erickson is a board memeber and a supplier of the fresh foods Down Home sells at their North Jefferson location. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Fresher foods for the table
May 4, 2018 - 9:06am
April 14, 2018
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Wadena SWCD establishes priorities for 2018
April 14, 2018 - 1:52pm
April 5, 2018
April is usually a time for fieldwork in Minnesota but farmers might be looking at a very late planting season in 2018. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Farmers, ag suppliers bracing for busy planting season
April 5, 2018 - 10:15am