agriculture

Man Gets Stuck in Corn Bin
David Greibrok was stuck in a corn bin in eastern Freeborn County until rescuers freed him and he walked away.
He had gone into the bin to break up rotten corn. His brother Allan said that at one point the corn was near the top of his brother's head...
Farmamerica Tractor Ride
On Saturday, August 5, Farmamerica will host the seventh annual Classic Tractor Ride. The ride will be staged at Farmamerica and will leave at 8:30AM Saturday. The Tractor Ride will be 54 miles long through Northeastern Waseca County on rural paved roads...
Hog Farm Looks to Expand
Hi-Way 30 Hogs, located 4 miles west of New Richland, has proposed to double its hog production from 2,400 to 4,800 animals. An environmental review is underway.
Farm Bill Meeting at Farm Fest
The current Farm Bill ends in 2018. That means Congress is already in the process of writing the next Farm Bill. One of the forums at Farmfest next week will be a hearing on what should be in the next Farm Bill. The forum is called "The Next Farm Bill Conversations In the Field...
Learn New Nitrogen Rules
For quite some time the Minnesota Department of Agriculture has been developing rules for nitrogen management. Representatives of farm and environmental groups, researchers and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture worked together to develop these rules...
Spray Beans and Go Fishing!
I sprayed some of my beans Saturday and then finished Monday afternoon. It would have been nice to get them all done Saturday so I did not have to go back Monday and look at them! The herbicides we need to control tough weeds like waterhemp and giant ragweed will turn some of the bean leaves br…

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