Tag: agriculture

2022 KRJB Harvest Days Grand Prize Winner

The 12th Annual KRJB Harvest Days Grand Prize drawing was held on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. Eric Visser of the Ada area was selected as the winner of over $8,000 in Ag products and services. Visser says that unlike last year, he was able to get registered fairly early during the promotion. Eric Visser talks…
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November 2, 2022 0

Ada-Borup-West FFA Holds 62nd Annual Awards Banquet

The Ada-Borup-West FFA held their 62nd Annual Awards Banquet Sunday evening recognizing the accomplishments of all the student participants in the organization. Ada-Borup-West FFA Chapter Advisors Abbie Savage talks about her excitement for the students and the theme she pushed. Outgoing FFA President and Ada-Borup-West Senior, Ryan Hoven, also talks about the success the Chapter…
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May 16, 2022 0

Ag Producers Should Do Year-end Income Tax Planning

Fargo, ND — Agricultural producers should be focused on year-end tax planning this time of year to avoid any sort of surprises when it comes to income taxes. NDSU Extension Farm Management Specialist Ron Haugen says farm owners should try to keep their income and expenses as level as possible and make adjustments now while…
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December 16, 2021 0

District 10B Rep. Lueck discusses Agriculture, Opioids in latest conversation

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/26/21) (Aitkin, MN) — District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck highlighted the impact of the dry and drought conditions through the area in our latest conversation. Lueck says his and his colleagues’ work with Agriculture has taken a stronger focus in recent weeks. The struggles for Minnesotans and opioids also got…
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July 26, 2021 0

Capitol Update with 3a Rep. Rob Ecklund

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (3/5/2021) International Falls – Back in session, Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined Friday’s edition of The Morning Show. In the past week, Rep. Ecklund helped to pass funding directed to the agriculture bill. Ecklund explained that while agriculture may not be the most prevalent industry in Koochiching County, it has…
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March 5, 2021 0

Beginning Farmers in Minnesota have Tax Break Available in 2021

St. Paul – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Rural Finance Authority is now accepting applications for a tax credit for the sale or lease of land, equipment, machinery, and livestock in Minnesota by beginning farmers. To qualify, the applicant must be a Minnesota resident with the desire to start farming or who began farming…
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January 3, 2021 0

4-H Offering Virtual Agricultural & Horticultural Opportunities

4-H’ers who are interested in agriculture and farming practices across the world have the opportunity to participate in the Explorers in Ag Program. The exploration will take place virtually via Zoom on November 23rd and March 8th. From India to Costa Rica, Norman County 4-H Coordinator Linda Houglum says this a great opportunity for youth…
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November 13, 2020 0

Governor Walz Attends Ag Innovation Campus Groundbreaking in Crookston

MN Governor Tim Walz Speaks in Crookston at the Ag Innovation Campus Groundbreaking Left to Right:Governor Tim Walz, MN Soybean Research and Promotion Council CEO Tom Slunecka, MN Soybean Growers Association Vice President and AIC Chairman Mike Skaug, AIC Project Manager Jim Lambert Construction the Ag Innovation Campus (AIC) is officially underway in Crookston after…
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October 28, 2020 0

CLC welcomes new agricultural director

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/13/20) (Brainerd, MN) — Central Lakes College is welcoming in another faculty member as their new Director of the Ag & Energy Center and Farm Business Management. Cory Detloff replaces Keith Olander, who has been in the role since 2014. Olander will be transitioning to the role of Executive Director of…
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October 13, 2020 0