Farmers have been exploring new and creative ways to manage nitrogen fertilizer in recent years. Remote sensing, crop growth models, in-season soil testing and variable rate application technology have all drawn significant interest for the potential to add profit, while reducing environmental impact. Farmers have had to work diligently to determine the value of these technologies, all while keeping water quality issues in mind. [Read more…] about Community News: Farmers – Get Nitrogen Smart!
Faribault, Minn. – The USDA Rural Development Agency is currently accepting applications for loans available to low-income families to buy, build, rehabilitate or improve homes located in rural communities with a population of 20,000 or less. Faribault, Northfield and Owatonna are currently eligible areas as these communities are “grandfathered” into the program. The low-income limit varies by county and ranges from $51,050 – $65,800 for a four person household in Southeastern Minnesota. [Read more…] about Community News: Low Interest Rate Single Family Housing Loans Available
November 23, 2016
KYMN Radio – Community News
I would do anything for my friends and family. If they lost a loved one, I would be there for them. If they needed a place to sleep, they could stay at my place. If they were struggling with a personal crisis, I would listen and do what I could to help them through it. And if they needed a ride home after drinking, even at 3 a.m., I wouldn’t hesitate to get out of bed and drive them home. [Read more…] about Community News: A letter from Deputy Chief Mark Dukatz
REP. DANIELS WARNS HUNTERS ABOUT CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE DISCOVERY IN SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA
ST. PAUL – If you hunt deer, State Representative Brian Daniels (R-Faribault) said you should be aware that Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been discovered in two harvested deer from southeastern Minnesota.
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) made the announcement recently after sampling hunter-killed deer in Fillmore County as part of its CWD surveillance program. [Read more…] about Community News: Rep. Daniels warns hunters on CWD in SE MN