Forge Steele County Agriculture

Whether out in the fields or supporting jobs in manufacturing, transportation and beyond, Steele County’s farmers have a big impact. Forge Magazine brings you the latest in agricultural news.

Sourcing food, meeting regulations impact school lunch programs
By: James Figy February 1, 2018 A slice of pizza, a mound of fruit, one of those little milk cartons
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2018 agriculture trends aim for accuracy
March Farm and Power Show showcases latest technology By: Anna Vangsness February 1, 2018 The Four Seasons Centre in Owatonna
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From the GreenSeam: February 2018
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Tax law gives unexpected break to farmers who sell to co-ops
By: Steve Karnowski, Associated Press January 27, 2018 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Key senators and farm groups are trying to fix
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Pro-Pet purchased by ag conglomerate Cargill
By: William Morris January 4, 2018 OWATONNA — Ohio-based Pro-Pet, which makes high-grade pet food in Owatonna, Kansas and Ohio,
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From the GreenSeam: December 2017
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Grow through the snow: area greenhouses produce lettuce, tomatoes year-round
By: James Figy December 1, 2017 When Jay Johnson got started in agriculture as he grew up, there was a
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Objecting all the way, most farmers meet buffer deadline
By Mark Steil, Minnesota Public Radio News November 10, 2017 Along a tributary of the Redwood River in Pipestone County in
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Hormel to buy ‘millennial’ meat firm for $850 million
By: Jeff Kiger, Post-Bulletin November 2, 2017 AUSTIN — Hormel Foods announced a deal today to buy a “millennial-focused” meat
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From the GreenSeam: October 2017
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