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Purple Ribbon Meat Market Goat Show


Mon, Sep 22nd, 2014
Posted in All Agriculture

Fillmore County 4-H members show off their purple ribbons from the Meat Market Goat Show. Pictured left to right: Marshal Johnson, Taiden Olson, Paige Olson, State Fair Judge, Danielle Schultz, Megan Schultz and Sydney Eickhoff. Photo Submitted

New equipment technology bolsters farm safety

By Kirsten Zoellner

Mon, Sep 22nd, 2014
Posted in All Agriculture

In a memo on the Department of Agriculture blog last September, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack noted the work load demand and dangers of the agriculture industry. 2012 recorded the “highest fatal injury rate of any industry, with the rate of on ..... 
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Minnesota apple orchards open for picking

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014
Posted in All Agriculture

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota apple growers are reporting orchards full of big, high quality apples for fall family fun. Orchards are open for picking across the state with many ripe varieties on the trees. Charlie Johnson, President of the Minnes ..... 
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Add value to your ag operation with grants this autumn Farmers and producers encouraged to apply before October deadline

Mon, Sep 8th, 2014
Posted in All Agriculture

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has another round of funding available for projects to help farmers, producers and processors add value to their operations. A total of $2 million in funding has been made available t ..... 
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Enrollment for new Dairy Farm Risk Management Program in Minnesota open now

Mon, Sep 8th, 2014
Posted in All Agriculture

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Sept. 2, 2014 — USDA Minnesota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Debra Crusoe, tannounced that starting Sept. 2, 2014, farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program. The voluntary program, established ..... 
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Agricultural producers in Minnesota still have time to apply for Direct Farm Ownership Loan Program

Fri, Aug 15th, 2014
Posted in All Agriculture

St. Paul, Minn. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Minnesota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Debra Crusoe, today announced that farmers and ranchers still have time to apply for low interest 2014 loans available through FSA’ ..... 
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Apply Today for the American Farm Bureau County Activities of Excellence Contest

Tue, Aug 5th, 2014
Posted in All Agriculture

Farmers and county Farm Bureaus across Minnesota are encouraged to apply for the County Activities of Excellence (CAE) program. This national contest is designed to celebrate and recognize successful county programs and activities. With a focus on th ..... 
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Discounts on Polaris off-road vehicles offered to Farm Bureau members

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014
Posted in All Agriculture

Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that a new FB Member Advantage! program with Polaris Industries Inc., is available to eligible members in Minnesota, effective immediately. The roll-out of the new three-year program with Polaris, the leading manuf ..... 
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Crop insurance & indemnity payment tax information available

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014
Posted in All Agriculture

MANKATO, Minn. - Torrential spring rains and the flooding that followed has caused many problems for Minnesota farmers. They are faced with many decisions not the least of which are related to their choices regarding what to do about crop insurance ..... 
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