Category: Did You Know

R&J Agriculture Corner – Winter Wheat, Barley, & Durum

Dr. Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota Extension Small Grain Specialist, talks about the potential for winter wheat, barley, or durum production in the Red River Valley. There are some issues that may impact growing these cereal grains but there may be some advantages.


April 19, 2022 0

Northern MN Robotics Conference Purchases Competition Field

The Northern Minnesota Robotics Conference (NMRC) purchases a robotics competition field to be deployed across Northern Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota. There are many different challenges that HS Robotics teams in our region face annually. One of the largest of these is geographic isolation compared to their peers in central Minnesota. The NMRC covers more…
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April 19, 2022 0

American Soybean Association eBean News April/May

Soy Exciting! “Doing Good Through U.S. Soy” Premieres on America’s Heartland The American Soybean Association and the United Soybean Board are sharing soy’s story so people hear it, see it and are moved by it. Yesterday, after a much-anticipated wait, the all-soy episode of America’s Heartland titled “Doing Good Through U.S. Soy” debuted on RFD-TV.…
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April 15, 2022 0

Northern MN Robotics Conference 2022 All-Academic Team

The Northern Minnesota Robotics Conference (NMRC) is pleased to announce our 2022 Conference All-Academic Team. The NMRC All-Academic Award program recognizes the academic excellence (based on GPA) of participating High School students in the Northern Minnesota Robotics Conference. To earn NMRCAll-Academic Team honors, a student must possess a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher (based…
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April 14, 2022 0

R&J Agriculture Corner – Moves for Extending E15

Minnesota Corner Growers Association president and Lake Wilson, MN, farmer Bryan Biegler talks about the big news from the Biden Administration on moves to provide E15 fuel at the pump through the summer and for other products like aviation fuel and diesel.


April 13, 2022 0

R&J Agriculture Corner – Crop Protection Chemical

Sam Lockhart from FMC explains how Xyway works on corn for battle fungus and other disease that are making their way into our region. Producers can visit with their local AgriMax salesperson to discuss pricing and other questions dealing with Xyway.


April 12, 2022 0

R&J Agriculture Corner – Winter to Spring for Barrick Family Farm

Jeff Fitzsimmons is the site manager for Barrick Family Farm at the Ada, MN, location. He discusses the biggest changes and challenges BFF goes through transitioning from winter into spring. Fitzsimmons also talks about one of the projects they’re working on that involves biosecurity and keeping the animals healthy.


April 6, 2022 0

MN Corn Growers April Update

D.C. Fly-In showcases MCGA policy prioritiesMinnesota Corn leaders spent part of last week in Washington, D.C., advocating on behalf of the state’s corn farmers. Read more     Webpage highlights local advisory teamsTeams allow for local farmer input under Part 2 of the Groundwater Protection Rule. Read more     Podcast covers Hormel Institute researchMN Corn-funded study of aromatic…
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April 6, 2022 0

MN Soybean March Update

Council director appointed to United Soybean Board Patrick O’Leary, who helps oversee Minnesota’s soybean checkoff investments, will now helped direct the nation’s soybean checkoff.In a long-awaited announcement, the USDA confirmed the appointment of O’Leary and eight U.S. soybean farmers to serve on the United Soybean Board (USB) and reappointed eight directors for an additional term.…
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March 3, 2022 0