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Vilsack announces ARC, PLC updates

September 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Crop farm owners may begin updating their yield history and reallocating base acres at their local Farm Service Agency county offices for the new farm program Sept. 29, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Sept. 24 during an event at the Unive…continue reading on dglobe.com

OSHA strengthens reporting requirements for injuries

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has updated when an employer must notify the agency if an employee suffers a job-related hospital stay, amputation or loss of an eye.

The agency hopes the thousands of additional reports wi…continue reading on dglobe.com

Taking a sesquicentennial tour of U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862

August 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

There is heightened interest as Minnesota marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862.
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USDA authorizes emergency haying of CRP Acres for Minnesota counties

July 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Linda Hennen has announced that in response to drought conditions, FSA has authorized emergency haying use of Conservation Reserve Program acres for 70 Minnesota counties. Continue Reading

ND registers about 200,000 CRP acres

May 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture accepted 3.9 million acres offered nationwide under the Farm Service Agency’s 43rd Conservation Reserve Program general signup, including 190,000 acres in North Dakota. Continue Reading

ND registers about 200,000 CRP acres

May 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture accepted 3.9 million acres offered nationwide under the Farm Service Agency’s 43rd Conservation Reserve Program general signup, including 190,000 acres in North Dakota. Continue Reading

MPCA actions total $1.1M

May 21, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded $1.1 million in enforcement penalties last month, with a local firm paying the largest share of the total.
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Bushmills Ethanol of Atwater pays $800,000 penalty for wastewater violations

April 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SAINT PAUL Bushmills Ethanol, Inc. of Atwater has paid an $800,000 civil penalty for wastewater treatment violations. Continue Reading

Sign up now for Pomme de Terre River watershed academy beginning Thursday

April 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MORRIS It’s everyone’s job to help keep water clean in streams and lakes. You can help by participating in the Pomme de Terre River watershed academy. Continue Reading

Willmar, Minn., insurance agencies announce merger

April 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Ken Ohl, president of Pioneer Heritage Insurance LLC, and Jim Lundquist, president of Willmar Insurance Agency, have agreed to merge the agencies effective April 1. Continue Reading