Due to the holidays, the Minnesota Soybean Processors of Brewster bean receiving will be closing at 12:00 p.m. on December 24th, and closed on December 25th. Normal hours resume on December 26th.
Area Farm & Ag Headlines
SHAKOPEE, Minn. (Dec. 16, 2014) -- The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) and the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) are offering free bus transportation to and from MN Ag EXPO 2015, which will take place Jan. 28-29, 2015, at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. MN Ag EXPO is the premiere event for Minnesota corn and soybean farmers. It features a large trade show, informative and insightful speakers, top ag researchers, farm media and networking opportunities with other farmers and ag businesses.
Below is the complete MN Ag EXPO 2015 bus schedule by region of...
The 2014 AgStar Fund Emergency Response Grant Program recipients have been announced! Congratulations to the following area recipients
- Ellsworth Fire & Rescue Department (for Portable ES-51 fire radios) based in Ellsworth, MN
- Lismore Fire and Rescue (Personal protective equipment) based in Lismore, MN
- Pipestone County Ambublance (800 mhz portable radios) based in Pipestone, MN
- Rushmore Fire &...
In a document released Friday, November 21st, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it will not release an official final ruling for the Renewable Fuel Standard program prior to the end of 2014.
(Please note this is not the official version of the EPA's submitted document. Official version is pending signature, which will be able to be accessed via this link.)
Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa made the...
The propane industry reported a positive winter outlook as officials met to brief governors at the Midwestern Governor’s Association Propane Meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Wednesday.
Last week, the U.S. Energy Information Administration released its Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook. The report projected warmer winter temperatures and a 34 percent reduction in heating bills for propane-heated homes in the Midwest this season compared with last winter. The report also showed propane stocks in the Gulf Coast and Midwest were 10 million barrels, or 17 percent higher, than...
WASHINGTON, DC -- The American Farm Bureau Federation together with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s StartupHoyas announced the 10 national semi-finalists of the first-ever Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. The challenge provides an opportunity for individuals to showcase ideas and business innovations being developed in rural regions of the United States.
AFBF President Bob Stallman made the announcement at the National Summit on Rural Entrepreneurship at Georgetown University...
Worthington, MN, September 16, 2014 – Agricultural producers looking to solve natural resource problems on their farms should apply now for assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).
Application acceptance deadline for FY 2015 in Minnesota for EQIP is:
• October 17, 2014
• November 14, 2014
• December 19, 2014
EQIP is a voluntary program that provides financial and technical assistance to...
With harvest here, Poet will have extended harvest hours
- Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Saturday: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Minnesota Soybean Processors of Brewster will also have extended receiving hours
- Monday-Saturday: 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
- Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
If you missed it on Friday, September 19th, one of our favorite market analysts, Ted Siefried of the Zaner Group, was featured on Market to Market with Mike Pearson. Check out the video below, or click here for the script only.
Of course, you can always hear Ted joining us every Monday and Friday around 8:10 a.m. for market analysis as well here on AM 730 KWOA!
(St. Paul, Minn.), Sept. 2, 2014 — USDA Minnesota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Debra Crusoe, today announced that starting Sept. 2, 2014, farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below the coverage level selected by the farmer.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) also launched a new Web tool to help producers determine the level of coverage...