RURAL REFLECTIONS A harvest to remember
I am fresh from the most successful sugar beet harvest I have ever experienced. A sugar beet harvest is a start and stop affair; the harvest starts when field and weather conditions are ideal and stop... Posted on 10/12/14 at 7:58 AM
FARM BLEAT Celebrating a century
Later this month, the Daily Globe will publish a collection of stories on the newly designated Century Farms from southwest Minnesota. There are about 15 honored farms from the six counties in the new... Posted on 6/9/12 at 10:11 AM
CoBank, the largest cooperative bank within the U.S. government-backed Farm Credit System, on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income that was flat compared with a year ago but said loan demand had risen 5 percent.
BRASILIA - After finally turning the page on a dispute over spying that hampered attempts to deepen trade ties, Brazil and the United States may be headed for another clash, this time over U.S. farm subsidies.
CHICAGO - Farmers in the central U.S. grain and livestock states continued to take out new operating loans in the first quarter of 2015 as low grain prices failed to cover high costs for seed, rents and crop chemicals ahead of spring field work, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City said on Wednesday.
Dale Svendsgaard, 78, might have found his hobby unintentionally, but a look at the intricately detailed miniature barns, houses and farm buildings he’s created for the past three years suggests he knows what he’s doing.
FARGO, N.D. — It should come as no surprise that water management officials in the Red River Valley are vigorously pursuing water storage options as part of an overall permanent flood protection strategy. But aggressive water retention in the mostly flat Red River Valley is not the cure-all for flooding. Holding water on the land is a necessary element in the larger flood protection equation.
WARFORDSBURG, Pa. — The Fulton County district attorney said Tuesday he expects criminal charges will be filed in the deaths of hundreds of pigs that perished at an abandoned southcentral Pennsylvania farm.
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