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2012 Stories

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December 2012

From seed to Christmas tree

Decorating with Christmas wreathes

Remembering the local events of the US-Dakota War of 1862

Fueling the harvest: demand for diesel goes up as fields ripen

Do you have a plan?

How did townships get their names?

Bonnie the Bongards cow is the cream of the crop

Fair agricultural land rental rates share the risk and reward

Several local farms receive century farm designation in ‘12

Fahey Sales consolidates its Minnesota operations in Glencoe

October 2012

Freedom Farm: using horses for healing

Sarah Marketon enjoys her role as Minnesota Pork Ambassador

Ethanol fact versus fiction

Going with the flow: Crow River Organization of Water

Sidedressing nitrogen can be a good investment

Riots over farm prices explode in Howard Lake 80 years ago

If manure were a flower, what kind would it be?

After 20 years on county board, Jack Russek is still learning

Carver County girl named runner-up for Princess Kay

Hollywood Plow Day attracts with tractors

Oil spill prevention: it’s time to prepare a plan

Save your green tomatoes

A look at the life of a water resource specialist

Delano youth named poultry prince at Minnesota State Fair

August 2012

Judges for county fairs enjoy meeting good young people

The mid-year review

State funding for protecting water and wildlife

Local hoof trimmer cares for cows’ hooves on modern dairies

Old-fashioned milkmen are still making home deliveries in the area

Scouting for Roundup-resistant weeds

Do we need feedlot regulation?

All about box-elder bugs

Honey, I love you, but what’s mine is mine

Cows behaving oddly could mean stray voltage at the dairy

Minnesota’s marsupial invasion

June 2012

Delano man’s vintage collection represents a century of farming

Thoughts on China

Landscape plants for deer country

Claessens tell the other side of the history of Caterpillar, win two Midwest Book Awards

Carrying on the tradition of preserving the season’s harvest

Four of the 12 Princess Kay finalists are local gals

McDonalds honored as outstanding Carver conservationists

It’s spraying time

The greatest product you’ve never heard of

Schiroo Electrical Rebuilding: an electrifying line of labor

New life for old Delano elevator

No two ordinances are alike

Are you fertilizing perennials too much?

April 2012

New Germany woman was ‘country when country wasn’t cool’

Corn planting considerations

A winning choice for Cokato Simmental breeder

County attorney now reviewing Winsted Farmers Elevator case

Wright County’s Breakfast on the Farm at Goldview Farms again this year

I’m leaving for China

Carver County/University of MN Dairy Expo: 20 years and counting

The low-tech world of environmental regulations

Study of the impact of ag practices on water taking place at Groos farm

Protect your farm from animal activism

Ron and Lisa Denn named Wright County’s outstanding conservationists

Local cowgirl races her way to the top in barrels

Favorite farm dog stories, part 2

Wright County’s Young Farmers are an active, award-winning group

Medina farm owners level their horses’ playing field

New seed trial results for gardeners

Lano Equipment of Norwood: Four brothers keep the family business rolling

February 2012

Dassel Co-op driver retires at 75

Will you join?

Pork producers press on tackle misconceptions of the industry

Continuous corn recommendations

Upper Midwest Pumping specializing in manure injection

Outlook dry for Minnesota crops

Cokato Fire Dept. receives grain bin rescue tube

Public invited to view Latzig farm display

The law of the vital few

Otto Farms Chopping photo won a spot in the 2012 CLAAS calendar

Favorite farm dog stories

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