Farm
By Emily Wilmes University of Minnesota Extension A common question I get from farmers and landowners is, “What should I be paying or charging for land rent?” I see two different forms of land rent: cropland rent and pasture rent. We spend a lot of time on education for cropland, but what about ...Read More
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By Dan Martens University of Minnesota Extension A Nitrogen Management Conference will be held on Friday, March 6, at the Best Western and Kelley Inn in St. Cloud on Minnesota Highway 23 next to the Mississippi River. Admission is free through sponsorship by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture i...Read More
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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent Many crops produced in the United States are grown for one of the country’s favorite pastimes — drinking beer. Minnesota has some of these crops, mainly barley that is harvested and shipped to breweries throughout the country. Hops is another crop that is beginning...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Isaac (Ike) Andersen spent his childhood on his family’s dairy farm. He learned to care for many different types of animals growing up, but he enjoyed the feathered varied and wanted to raise a flock of chickens of his own. “When my wife and I got married five years...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Roger Roerick grew up on his father’s dairy farm. As an adult, he entered the workforce as a construction worker and worked for five years in the construction industry. In 1983, he grew tired of working for someone else. He missed life on the farm and wanted to be his...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Minnesota is a state that is renowned for providing the angler with endless lake options and several species of fish to try for. Many fishermen don’t think twice about where their fish are coming from, save the lake they are being harvested from, but chances are, the ...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent It is of no surprise that farmers have a deep love for their tractors. Endless hours are spent working with their machines to get the ground tilled, seeds planted and crops harvested. Today these great harvesters, plows and combines are feats of modern day engineering, ...Read More
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