Tag: James Kruize

Nominations Open For Norman County FSA County Committee

Ada, MN — The Norman County Farm Service Agency reminds producers that County Committee Elections are coming up this fall and nominations are now open for the western third of the county. James Kruize, Executive Director of the Norman County FSA, says the county committees play in important role in the FSA programming. Nomination forms…
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July 13, 2022 0

Norman County FSA Reminds Produces to File Acreage Reports After Finishing Spring Planting

Ada, MN — While most producers are a long way from finishing up their spring planting, and some have yet to begin, the Farm Service Agency is encouraging producers to file their acreage reports once they do complete planting. James Kruize, Norman and Clay County FSA Director, says the maps are available now if they…
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May 23, 2022 0

Applications Being Accepted for Conservation Reserve Program

Ada, MN — Applications are being accepted for this year’s Conservation Reserve Program General Sign Up. The deadline to apply is March 11th. The General CRP Program assists landowners in establishing long-term, resource-conserving plant species (grass or trees) to control soil erosion, improve water quality and enhance wildlife habitat on crop land. Norman and Clay…
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February 14, 2022 0

USDA Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program

Do you raise hogs that were sold through a negotiated, or negotiated formula, sale? You may be eligible for assistance for hogs sold through a negotiated sale from April 16, 2020, through September 1, 2020, through USDA’s Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program (SMHPP). This new program is part of USDA’s Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative,…
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January 18, 2022 0

Clay County Fair Offers Four Days of Music, Grandstand Acts, and Family Fun

Barnesville, MN — The Clay County Fair returns this week, July 15th through the 18th in Barnesville. It’ll offer four days of grandstand acts, music, youth activities, food, rides, and more. The good news is despite taking last year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the same fun activities and vendors have returned…
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July 13, 2021 0