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Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
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Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
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Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
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Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
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December 9, 2017
Why North Dakota farmers are raising more sheep
There's growing interest in sheep in North Dakota and the numbers are rising recently. North Dakota and Minnesota Lamb and Wool Producers held...
December 9, 2017 - 8:30am
December 2, 2017
AgweekTV: How to get the most out of ag auctions
Auctions are a good place to pick up used equipment. AgweekTV headed to AgIron in West Fargo and met up with Scott Steffes with the Steffes Group...
December 2, 2017 - 8:30am
November 30, 2017
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers comment on farm rent prices
This "It's Your Turn" includes comments posted to the Echo Press Facebook page about the Nov. 22 story, "Are farmers getting gouged on rent?" The story noted that Douglas County farmers reported paying $129 per acre in 2017, up from $107 last year. John Herrly: Welcome to the world...
November 30, 2017 - 9:49am
November 25, 2017
AgweekTV: Johnson Cattle Drive
It's the time of year when ranchers move their cattle out of the pastures and bring them home for the winter. AgweekTV headed to the Johnson...
November 25, 2017 - 8:30am
November 23, 2017
Are farmers getting gouged on rent?
Ernie Miska, an Alexandria man who manages farm land for his elderly mother, think farmers are paying too much to rent farmland. "The farmers are getting the short end of the stick," said the retired truck driver, who manages about 600 tillable acres in Polk County. "Crop prices have...
November 23, 2017 - 8:01am
November 21, 2017
White House 'nice': Trump pardons turkey raised in Douglas County
At this Thanksgiving celebration, there could only be one "Drumstick." Two Alexandria turkeys were gobbling up attention at the White House...
November 21, 2017 - 5:13pm
November 20, 2017
White House turkeys are ‘Drumstick’ and ‘Wishbone’
As the pair of presidential turkeys strutted their stuff in front of the cameras at a press conference Monday morning in Washington, D.C., Carl...
November 20, 2017 - 11:44am
November 18, 2017
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
This will be the 70th year a turkey is brought to the White House for the annual national Thanksgiving turkey presentation. It's a long-standing...
November 18, 2017 - 8:30am
November 17, 2017
Best of the birds chosen for D.C. trip
Tot and Tater. Cheese and Mac. Marshmallow and Yam. Biscuits and Gravy. Besides all being food items, what do these pairs of words have in common?...
November 17, 2017 - 4:34pm
Corn, soybean yields down but still a good crop
Minnesota soybean and corn production is expected to be down, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Farmers in Minnesota have most...
November 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
November 15, 2017
IN THE KNOW: Ag education blooms in Alexandria Area High School
Since the opening of the new high school in 2014 and the implementation of the Academies of Alexandria programming model, we have seen student...
November 15, 2017 - 11:31am
November 11, 2017
ND has one of the best weather monitoring systems in the US. Here's how it works.
NDAWN or North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network is a popular tool with farmers and ranchers. North Dakota is known to have one of the best...
November 11, 2017 - 8:30am
November 10, 2017
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
November 9, 2017
Updated: Douglas County man recovering after farm accident
After having his arm pinned in a corn picker for an hour, a Douglas County man was freed and flown by helicopter to North Memorial Medical Center on Thursday, Nov. 9. According to a media release, around 3:30 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office was contacted by the Otter Tail...
November 9, 2017 - 8:03pm
Farmers gain options for health insurance
Pro-Ag Farmers Cooperative is following suit of other cooperatives in the state by offering health insurance to its members. So far, the response from members have been very positive, according to Mark Jaskowiak, the general manager of Pro-Ag. "Last year, a lot of our members had...
November 9, 2017 - 8:06am