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Commodity groups in Rock and Nobles County will host a Day on the Farm Saturday, June 24, at the Brad and Jeff Lynn family farm near Lismore. The day will include pancakes and burgers, tours of the livestock operation and hands-on learning experiences. For example, families can take a hayride and...
Farm reconstitutions When changes in farm ownership or operation take place, a farm reconstitution is necessary. The reconstitution — or recon — is the process of combining or dividing farms or tracts of land based on the farming operation. To be effective for the current fiscal year (FY), farm...
Rock County Corn and Soybean growers sponsored a Farm to Table event Sunday night, June 11, at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne to support the Luverne Area Community Foundation. The second annual event brought together community members from the farm and city to educate each other on farming trends...
The Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau recognize 165 Minnesota farms as 2017 Century Farms. In Rock County the century farms honored this year include: •Fick Family Farm near Beaver Creek, 1917. •Klosterbuer Family Farm by Ellsworth, 1916. •Lorenzen Family Farm by Hardwick, 1901. •...
Peyton Fick collects a drone out of the sky as he demonstrates how the technology is used in farming.
Luverne High School FFA students hosted a Farm Safety Day Camp Friday, May 26, in the north parking lot of the school campus where nearly a dozen different stations showed elementary students the operations and potential hazards of farm machinery and equipment.
The latest general enrollment period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is underway and will end on Feb. 26, 2016. As such, producers with expiring contracts and producers with environmentally sensitive land are encouraged to evaluate their options under this program. Over the past 30 years...
A woolly caterpillar provides added enjoyment of picking out pumpkins for siblings Bergen and Adam Ask along with six black kittens with one getting some attention from Rebecca Arendt.
For almost two decades the Drost family has invited visitors to their farm south of Luverne. On Monday and Tuesday children and their families were allowed to pick a pumpkin during a Luverne Community Education event. The patch is open to the general public. "It's fun," said Deb Drost as she helped...
  The Farm Service Agency (FSA) would like to remind Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) participants of their responsibility to ensure that acres enrolled in CRP are properly maintained throughout the contract period, as agreed to in their CRP contract (CRP-1 Appendix) and the Conservation Plan of...
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