Ag News (May 16)

Here are your snippets of today's pertinent ag news:
• Vote daily for Matt Widboom and Chad Hibma in the Resicore Power to Do More contest
• Minnesota planting progressed significantly this last week
• Arkansas delegation has requested relief from USDA
• Mark your calendars for the MFB Breakfasts on the Farm and golf tournaments this summer
• China is set to review US genetically modified varieties

Senators Call for FSA Funding

In a letter to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Senators Amy Klobuchar, Al Franken, and a bipartisan group of 26 other senators urged support for robust funding for the FSA’s loan programs. Find the full letter below:

4-H Animal ID Deadline

A reminder Nobles County 4-H families must enter all animal IDS online by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 15. This is a new requirement, as Extension staff will no longer be entering IDs.

Cloverbuds are NOT required to ID animals or submit ID worksheets.

Ag News (April 24)

Here are your snippets of today's pertinent ag news:
• SD & MN State FFA Conventions are going steady, wrapping up Tuesday
• Matt Widboom & Chad Hibma have made the Top 10 finalists in the Power To Do More Contest - vote!
• MnSP truck traffic is closed after 5 p.m. Thursday through April 30th
• Senator Franken is pushing for Trump to act on his promise to help MN (and US) dairy farmers
• Texas A & M is adding wine-making as a certified degree