4-H

By Kerry Drager Correspondent This year’s Todd County Farm Family award has been presented to Kim Harff and Mike Motl of Browerville due to their years of dedication to agriculturally centered programs in their community. The couple has spent nearly 50 years promoting an understanding and respect for agriculture in their area’s youth. Although the [...]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Alex Fellbaum of Culdrum Township near Swanville has a love and dedication for our furry and feathered companions. Since the third grade, Fellbaum has been active with livestock and the 4-H program. The first few years of his 4-H career was spent on animal nutrition and dairy cattle, but he has [...]

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  By Jennie Zeitler Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com At age 5, Cloverbud 4-H member Megan Hollerman of Burtrum showed her first dairy calf. Rather than letting the less-than-perfect memories of that show sour her on the idea, the experience fed her enthusiasm for dairy projects. “I remember being drug around by my baby calf at the [...]

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  By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Nick Zastrow of Long Prairie started in the world of cattle showing at age 9, introduced by friends. He became involved in 4-H showing and later, FFA. “Once I could drive, I went to shows on my own,” he said. His experiences began reaping larger rewards in 2011, [...]

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