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The Minnesota Farm Bureau Council of County Presidents meeting


Fri, Feb 15th, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

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The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) recently held the Minnesota Farm Bureau Council of County Presidents meeting on February 5 at the University Club in St. Paul with 120 Farm Bureau leaders, elected and appointed officials in attendance. County Farm Bureau presidents heard from state legislators, as well as Minnesota Agriculture Water Resources Center Executive Director Warren Formo, Minnesota Board of Animal Health Executive Director Dr. Bill Hartman, Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs Douglas Knowlton, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Commissioner John Stine, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Deputy Commissioner Dave Schad, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Policy and Government Relations Director Bob Meier and Minnesota Department of Agriculture Deputy Commissioner Jim Boerboom. Pictured left to right are Jeff Eickhoff-Fillmore County Farm Bureau president, Representative Greg Davids (R-Preston) and Melinda Miller-Fillmore County Farm Bureau.





2013 Farm to Cafeteria workshops

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Feb 8th, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

A series of Regional Farm to Cafeteria workshops have been planned around the state to strengthen relationships between growers and institutional buyers. The Southeast Minnesota workshop will be held March 7, from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Ramada Hote ..... 
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2013 Tour de Forage

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Feb 1st, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston Counties The keynote speaker for the 2013 Tour de Forage is Bruce Anderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His topic will be “Benefits of Alfalfa in Crop Rotations & Soil Health.” The Tou ..... 
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Minnesota Farm Bureau announces YF&R Discussion Meet semi-finalists

Fri, Feb 1st, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Committee held the preliminary rounds of the Discussion Meet at the MFBF Leadership Conference at the Hilton Airport in Bloomington on January 26. Contestants were judged ..... 
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Minnesota Beef Cow/Calf Days

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Jan 25th, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

The University of Minnesota Extension Service and Beef Team will again offer the Cow/Calf Day program on February 14. The Southeast Minesota program will be in Rochester at the Rochester Event Center, 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. The Minnesota Board of Anima ..... 
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Fillmore County 4-H horse project

Fri, Jan 25th, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

University of Minnesota Extension – Fillmore County The Fillmore County 4-H Horse Project started off the new 4-H year by electing new officers on November 5, 2012. The following offices were filled: Youth Chair- Jackie Apenhorst, Adult Chair- De ..... 
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Farm Family recognition nominations

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Jan 25th, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

The Fillmore County Extension Committee is asking your help in identifying potential farm families for recognition by the University of Minnesota. The Farm Family Recognition Program has existed for over two decades and honors farm families througho ..... 
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Farmland sales rush could spell short supply on higher values in 2013

Fri, Jan 25th, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

OMAHA, Neb. – Economic uncertainty had some non-operating farmland owners rushing to sell, which was evident in the last three months of the year, according to Farmers National Company, the largest farmland and ranchland real estate company in the ..... 
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Private Pesticide Certification Workshops

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Jan 18th, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston Counties Six Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Workshops have been scheduled for Fillmore, Houston, and Winona Counties. If you are one of the 138 in Fillmore County, one of the 132 i ..... 
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