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Agribusiness

Extension educator discusses climate resiliency

SLEEPY EYE — If emissions are not reduced, the average Minnesota temperature will increase several degrees in the coming decades at the expense of grain production, according to an extension educator with the University of Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership. “Climate risks impact all ...

Commissioners table Deputies Union MOA

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to table a MOA (Memorandum of Agreement) with the Local No. 94 Licensed Deputies Union to establish a career ladder. Under the MOA approved by the union group, Brown County and the union are parties to a collective bargaining ...

Brown Co. Board OKs quarter corner grant application

NEW ULM — Brown County commissioners unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday authorizing application for a $300,000 grant for a licensed surveyor to certify and establish GPS coordinates on quarter corners (half-mile points of mile sections). Action for work in Bashaw, Mulligan, ...

Sen. Klobuchar tours Heartland Corn Products

WINTHROP - Sen. Amy Klobuchar toured Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels) Producer Member, Heartland Corn Products (HCP), in Winthrop on March 27 to discuss her efforts in addressing some of the challenges facing Minnesota’s ethanol industry. Among those efforts include securing an ...

‘Really cute’

NEW ULM — Dozens of company booths and displays drew a good-sized crowd to the 42nd Annual Farm-City Hub Club Farm Show at the New Ulm Civic Center Friday. Bleats from new-born meat goats could be heard above conservation at the event that continues Saturday. New Ulm FFA members Rachel ...

Farmland prices continue to climb in SW, SC Minn.

NEW ULM — South Central and Southwest Minnesota farm land prices continued to rise in 2023, according to a University of Minnesota Extension survey of farmland sales. The 2022 Brown County average farmland sale price was $8,259 per acre, according to Minnesota Department of Revenue ...