Agriculture

Hormel may donate dam to Austin

Hormel may donate dam to Austin

Hormel Foods Corp. is interested in donating Ramsey Dam to the city of Austin, a move that could come at a good time as the ... Read more | Add your comment

Mower County board meeting canceled

The Mower County board’s meeting scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday has been canceled due to weather. The board next meets next Tuesday morning in the ... Read more | Add your comment

Farm Bureau hosting buffer strip education session

The Mower County Farm Bureau is looking to help local farmers and residents learn more about Minnesota’s new statewide buffer plan, which will be the ... Read more | Add your comment

Midwest farmers transitioning to organic can get aid

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota and Minnesota are helping farmers with the three-year transition from traditional crops to organic production, an effort that the industry’s ... Read more | Add your comment

As crop prices fall, farmers may roll more land into conservation

As crop prices fall, farmers may roll more land into conservation

Groves of trees and acres of prairie plants break up the nearly continuous fields of corn and soybeans at the Walt Kellen farm in southwest ... Read more | Add your comment