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Sowing Oats


Mon, Mar 21st, 2016
Posted in Preston Agriculture

Dan Serfling, who farms southwest of Preston, was out in the field sowing his oats on Saturday, March 12, 2016.

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What’s in that milk truck?

Mon, Mar 21st, 2016
Posted in All Agriculture

By Michael Johnson Traveling throughout Fillmore County, many will often see the great silver milk tank truck. Have you ever thought about or wondered what’s in that truck? The easy answer is 6,000 gallons of high quality, safe to drink, nutrient ..... 
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Minnesota Farmers Union celebrates Ag Week, and emphasizes the importance of agriculture and a healthy planet

Mon, Mar 21st, 2016
Posted in All Agriculture

ST. PAUL, MN, March 14, 2016 – Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) celebrates National Ag week this week. Ag Day, which was celebrated on March 15, 2016, was a day to recognize and celebrate all that agriculture provides to our communities. “It is ..... 
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Free radon and nitrate testing in March

Mon, Mar 21st, 2016
Posted in All Agriculture

Radon gas is found in over half of Fillmore County homes. Radon causes lung cancer. Testing your home for radon is easy, inexpensive, and quick. During March, you may pick up a free kit from one of the radon and nitrate testing clinics mentioned ..... 
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Farmers Win Coop growing strong

Mon, Mar 21st, 2016
Posted in Mabel Agriculture

The Farmers Win Coop location in Mabel, Minn., is a product of growth and expansion over the years and last summer the location saw another big improvement. Since August of 2014, when a merger between Winneshiek Coop and Fredericksburg Farmers Coo ..... 
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Recycling 101

By LaVerne C. Paulson

Mon, Mar 21st, 2016
Posted in All Agriculture

Recycling Education Coordinator This is the second article concerning recyclable containers we prefer to use for our liquid refreshments. The first one dealt with aluminum, this one glass, and the third will be plastic. I am certain that most of ..... 
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Beth LaFleur honored at MN State Horse Show

Mon, Mar 7th, 2016
Posted in All Agriculture

One of our own adult Fillmore County 4-H volunteers was recognized during the Minnesota State Horse Show Grand Entry event on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Beth LaFleur was presented with the 4-H Horse Project County All Star Volunteer Award, which ..... 
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Fillmore Central senior adopts mustang from Nevada

Mon, Mar 7th, 2016
Posted in All Agriculture

Fillmore Central senior Theresa Doerr has loved horses since she was a little girl. She got her first horse, Jack, on August 27, 2012. Over the last four years, she has owned a total of seven horses and currently owns five. Last year, Theresa ..... 
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What is resistance in agriculture?

By Michael Cruse

Mon, Mar 7th, 2016
Posted in All Agriculture

Pesticides and other chemical controls are commonly used in conventional agriculture to improve yield potentials and to protect food supplies. While these tools have been very effective at controlling pest populations, they are not foolproof. Plan ..... 
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