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Nicollet County Fair 4-H results

August 14, 2015 ST. PETER — The 2015 Nicollet County Fair has been completed. Here is a list of 4-Hers who received honors. Dairy – Overall Champion - Matt Seitzer - Norseland; Res. more »»

Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rains

August 7, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Weeks of record rainfalls drenched Don Lamb's cornfields this summer, drowning some plants and leaving others yellowed, 2 feet tall and capable of producing little, if any, grai. more »»

Brown SWCD provides buffer legislation update

August 7, 2015 SLEEPY EYE — In June of this year, Governor Mark Dayton signed into law a new buffer initiative aimed at enhancing protection of Minnesota’s waters. more »»

Nicollet Co. Farm Bureau plans old-fashioned picnic to celebrate 100 years in agriculture

July 17, 2015 KLOSSNER — Find your ball glove, bake a pie, shine up your antique tractor or simply plan to come and take part in an old-fashioned picnic that will celebrate the 100th anniversary of several... more »»

Students sought for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture

July 17, 2015 ST. PAUL — Applications are being accepted for college students who want to help 4-H members serve as spokespersons for animal agriculture during the Minnesota State Fair 4-H Livestock Encampment. more »»

MCGA hosts Taiwanese trade team in Minnesota

June 18, 2015 SHAKOPEE, Minn. — A U.. more »»

Sleepy Eye FFA attends Timberland Leadership Camp

June 18, 2015 By Isabella Portner Sleepy Eye FFA members attended Timberland Leadership Camp at Sibley State Park, near New London, June 1st – 4th. more »»

Hemp industry enters 2nd year with hazy market potential

June 5, 2015 FORT LUPTON, Colo. (AP) — The newly legal hemp industry is entering its second growing season with some big questions for producers experimenting with marijuana's non-intoxicating cousi. more »»

Brown County REA holds 78th annual meeting

April 10, 2015 SLEEPY EYE — Brown County Rural Electrical Association (BCREA) hosted about 400 members, employees and guests at the Orchid Inn on March 28 for the cooperative’s 78th Annual Meeting. more »»

Harley Braun slated into Region FFA office

March 20, 2015 SLEEPY EYE — Regional Officer Interviews took place on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 in Jackson, MN. Harley Braun was elected into the Reporter position for the 2015-16 Region VI FFA Officer Team. more »»

Sleepy Eye celebrated National FFA Week

March 6, 2015 SLEEPY EYE — The week of George Washington’s birthday is designated as National FFA Week and it was celebrated by all members of FFA across the nation, from February 22 – 28, 2015. more »»

Farm Briefs

February 27, 2015 Soil Health workshops March 12, 13 at 2 sites   Have you ever wondered what makes a soil “healthy?” Have you ever walked through your fields wondering what you can do to improve the quality of... more »»

Region FFA Stars at Sleepy Eye

February 20, 2015 SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye FFA had a total of 25 members interview for State FFA Degrees and Proficiencies on Feb. 11. more »»

Soil Health Workshops March 12, 13

February 20, 2015 MARSHALL — Have you ever stopped to wonder what makes a soil “healthy?” Have you ever walked through your fields wondering what you can do to improve the quality of your soil? Take advantage of thi... more »»

New Ulm Hub Club Farm Show March 6-7

February 13, 2015 NEW?ULM — The 34th annual New Ulm Farm-City Hub Club Farm Show will be held Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7. Friday’s hours are 1-8 p.m. Saturday’s hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.. more »»

What a great trip it’s been

January 16, 2015 As many of my faithful readers may have realized, I was on a glorious vacation for the past two weeks. Actually, I have been home since Saturday and adjusting quite nicely to the colder weather. more »»

I’m driving semi now

January 9, 2015 I’m always up for a challenge. So when Steve dared me to drive the semi Wednesday morning, you can bet I was in 100 percent. Daring me to attempt something always ensures that I will participat. more »»

Breaking and keeping Christmas traditions

December 26, 2014 I had a decision to make Christmas Eve. It wasn't an easy one either. I knew I would be messing with tradition. I also knew that I would be letting a few people down — mostly Joe and Russell. more »»



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