Category: Farm News

MN Lamb and Wool Convention Dec 9th & 10th

Minnesota Lamb and Wool Convention set for Alexandria, MN The Minnesota Lamb and Wool Producers Association will host their annual convention on Friday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Holiday Innin Alexandria, Minnesota.On Friday, the event starts with an interactive sheep tour at Dennis Lieser’s operation, near Belgrade, where he will showcase his…
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December 7, 2022 0

Norman County Ag Day Set for January 11th

Ada, MN — Farmers, make sure to circle January 11th on the calendar. That’s when the Norman County Ag Day returns to the Ada Events Center. Otherwise known as the Crops, Seed, and Trade Show, the plans for the Norman County Ag Day are currently being finalized, but UMN Extension Educator for Norman County Heather…
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December 7, 2022 0

Epitome Energy Building Soybean Crush Facility in Grand Forks

Grand Forks, ND — Epitome Energy announced on Monday night that they will be building their $400 million soybean crush facility in Grand Forks, rather than their originally planned site in Crookston. Plans for the 42 million bushel per year soybean crush plant have been held up by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for the…
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December 7, 2022 0

Prairie Grains Conference Kicks Off Farm Meeting Season at Alerus Center

Grand Forks, ND — The 2022-23 farm meeting season kicks off this Wednesday and Thursday with the annual Prairie Grains Conference at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. The Prairie Grains Conference is hosted by the Minnesota Association of Wheat Growers, North Dakota Grains Growers Association, and Minnesota Barley and features research sessions, grower meetings,…
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December 6, 2022 0

Tour of the High-Tech 10,000 Head Waukon Dairy Facility

Waukon Township, MN — This past week the Waukon Dairy, located along Highway 200 east of Gary and Twin Valley, invited R & J Broadcasting Inc for a tour of their new 10,500 head dairy facility. The dairy has been milking cows since June and was at full capacity a few months after that and…
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October 31, 2022 0

American Crystal Wraps Up Very Successful 2022 Sugarbeet Campaign Potentially Record Harvest

Hillsboro, ND — The American Crystal Sugarbeet campaign officially wrapped on Sunday, bringing in a record 12.1 million tons of excellent quality sugar beets that will now make its way to the factories for processing. Joe Hastings, General Agronomist with American Crystal Sugar, says they averaged around 26 tons an acre and a sugar content…
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October 25, 2022 0

UMN Extension Hosts “Essentials for the Cattle Owner with a Day Job” Webinar Series

Minnesota — Is cattle farming a hobby or not your main source of income? The University of Minnesota Extension is excited to host a three-part webinar series titled: Essentials for the cattle owner with a day job. Zoom meetings will be held on Thursday, November 3, 10 and 17 from 8 to 9 p.m. CST.…
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October 24, 2022 0

UMN Extension Hosting Land Rent Meetings in Polk & Norman County

McIntosh, MN. (10/1/2022)— Landlords, Farmers, Agri-Business Professionals should make plans to attend one of the informative meetings being held across Minnesota. These free meetings are being provided by the University of Minnesota Extension. Farmland rental rates are the largest input cost the farmer has. Determining a fair farm rent agreement is a challenge in today’s…
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October 20, 2022 0

American Crystal Sugarbeet Harvest 85% Complete

Hillsboro, ND — It’s the final push for the 2022 American Crystal Sugar Beet Harvest. As of Thursday, October 13th, American Crystal is approximately 85% complete with the harvest in the Red River Valley. Many farms are wrapping up or in their final fields and some piling stations are beginning to adjust hours. There have…
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October 13, 2022 0

Clearwater County FSA Update

Bagley, MN — The deadline to report fall seeded crops is fast approaching. Nathan Peterson of the Clearwater County FSA Office says the deadline to report is November 15th. However, Peterson says this only pertains to crops that will be harvested, and not cover crops. And Peterson also provided an update on the ARC/PLC program.…
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October 10, 2022 0