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Father-son duo Tom and Scott Perlick manage the farming and distilling sides of their business in northern Wisconsin.
To prevent round baler fires this haying season, conduct a visual assessment of the baler by walking around the baler when both the baler and tractor are shut off.
In addition to the positive market conditions, one benefit of planting winter wheat includes providing living cover over the winter to hold soil in place and preventing it from blowing.
The recognition was at the 2022 National Junior Angus Show Awards Ceremony.

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A legislative field event at Albert Lea Seed on July 26 highlighted the work that’s been done in the past decade by more than 50 researchers of the University of Minnesota’s Forever Green Initiative.
Swany White Flour Mills, Ltd., in downtown Freeport, Minnesota, is one of the longest-running family-owned flour mills in Minnesota, and shares a common family tree with Famo Feeds Inc., a much larger livestock feed mill along Interstate 94, west of town.
The field day will begin with refreshments at 8:30 a.m.
North Dakota Department of Agriculture employees will answer calls to the hotline on weekdays.
One new director is from Carrington.
The online application must be completed by Oct. 1.

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Epitome Energy no longer has plans for a biodiesel refinery for the $300 million facility in Polk County.
Across Steele County, about 15% of the acres weren’t planted this spring, said Johnny Jorgensen, a Hunter (North Dakota) Insurance Agency who sells Rural Community Insurance Services and NAU Country federal crop insurance. Traill County, which borders Steele County on the east, has about the same percentage of unplanted acreage and Barnes County has from 35 to 40% prevented planting acres, Jorgensen estimated.
"Across Agweek Country, hundreds of farmers, ranchers and other agriculturalists are deciding whether this will be their last full-time year in ag. They still enjoy what they do, but they also realize it might be time to step back."

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