Tag: Farm and Field

Wheat Harvest Wrapping Up; Rest of Crops Continue to Improve with Heat and Rain

Ada, MN — On this week’s Farm and Field Show, Mike Nelson of West Central Ag Services joined R & J Broadcasting to provide a report on crop conditions and recent harvests. A majority of the area has now wrapped up their wheat harvest, which across the state is listed as 90% complete as of…
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September 8, 2022 0

Farm Bill Discussions Highlight Minnesota FarmFest

Redwood County, MN — Minnesota Farm Fest, which features three days of ag exhibitors, demonstrations, and forums and conversations about ag issues, wraps up today in Redwood County. A big part of the conversation during the farm forums has been the Farm Bill, which will be up for debate in the next legislative session. Rob…
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August 4, 2022 0

After Late Start, Farmers Remain Optimistic About Crop Conditions

Ada, MN — General optimism seemed to be a common sentiment during this week’s KRJB Farm and Field Show. Most farmers felt the crops were in pretty good shape despite a late start due to a wet spring and now a dry summer is slowing things down a little as well. Dwight Heitman who farms…
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July 28, 2022 0

Farm & Field Show (4/21)

Todd Geselius – Vice President of Ag, Southern MN Beet Sugar Co-op Heather Dufault – UMN Extension Educator for Polk/Norman County Mike Skaug – Beltrami area farmer & MN Soybean Growers Association President Ryan Liebl – Fosston Tri-Co-op Angie Peltier – UMN Extension Educator James Hardy – CHS Mahnomen Manager Jeremy Sather – AgriMax Fertile…
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April 21, 2022 0

American Crystal Sugar PreHaul Underway

Hillsboro, ND — The American Crystal Sugar Beet Pre-haul campaign got underway last Tuesday, and it seems fitting that rain slowed it down just as it got underway.  During our Farm and Field program, we caught up with Joe Hastings, General Agronomist for American Crystal Sugar, to get an update on how this year’s crop…
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August 30, 2021 0

Local Wheat Crops Will Be Short, But Growers Remain Optimistic About Yield

Ada, MN — The crops in the Red River Valley have had about every obstacle thrown at them this spring, including high winds, late frost, heat, and now drought. However, a recent inch of rain has helped producers climb the latest hurdle. Tate Petry, a farmer north of Ada, joined us on our Farm and…
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June 24, 2021 0

Dry Spring Comes with Pro’s & Con’s for Area Farmers

Ada, MN — Farmers are getting a good jump start on the 2021 season thanks to the dry conditions. During our first Farm and Field Show of the year yesterday, some growers already reported finishing up their barley and wheat planting and many others are working on fertilizing. Mike Nelson with West Central Ag Services…
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April 8, 2021 0