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August 21, 2010
Rollie Morud pulls a long white radish from the experimental mixed crop he planted to provide cattle grazing and improve soil quality in one of his fields. Pioneer Photo/Molly Miron
Farmer experiments with cocktail crops
August 21, 2010 - 1:38am
July 9, 2010
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, DFL-7th District, speaks Thursday about how integral the Bemidji Regional Airport is to regional economic development during groundbreaking ceremonies for the airport's Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Facililty. Behind him is Bemidji Regional Airport Authority Executive Director Harold Van Leeuwen. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson
Peterson starts early on farm bill
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
February 25, 2010
Peterson wants to open exports to Cuba
February 25, 2010 - 12:00am
December 3, 2009
Track marks through Duane Bessler's field show the path of a high-speed chase this past summer that ripped out two fences and caused $2,200 worth of damage. Submitted Photo
Farmer's crop damaged in high-speed chase
December 3, 2009 - 12:00am
September 27, 2009
Staci Bohlen, Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation national issues specialist, briefs Beltrami County Farm Bureau members on issues before Congress during the group's annual meeting Thursday night at Eckles Community Center. In back is Beltrami County Farm Bureau President Don Cloose. Pioneer Photo/ Brad Swenson
Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation: Climate change bill concerns farmers
September 27, 2009 - 12:00am
July 12, 2009
Crop reporting dates extended
July 12, 2009 - 12:00am
July 3, 2009
Betty Abbott positions an owl scarecrow in Abbie's Acres Berry Farm east of Bemidji. She and her husband, Steve, left, have been in the U-Pick business for strawberries and raspberries for about four years. As is the case with other area U-Pick berry patches - Ter-Lee Gardens near Bagley and Mistic Berry Farm in Nebish - the strawberries are just beginning to ripen. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
Cool weather delays strawberrry picking time
July 3, 2009 - 12:00am
June 17, 2009
Del Stubbs admires this spring's apple blossoms in his orchard northwest of Pinewood. His test orchard also features stone fruit, currants, grapes and pears. Submitted Photo
Area orchardist tests northern Minnesota fruit-growing potential
June 17, 2009 - 12:00am
May 31, 2009
Beltrami County Board: County to discuss park timber policy
May 31, 2009 - 12:00am
May 14, 2009
Members of Boy Scout Troop 25 planted potatoes Saturday on Gary Vanyo's farm near Bemidji to benefit the Bemidji Community Food Shelf. Working above are Mark Lacey, left, and Jay Burba-Venne, right, with Ken Lacey, their Scout master, in the background. Vanyo designated six acres of land to be planted for the food shelf. Groups and individuals are being sought to volunteer for the project. Pioneer Photo/Laurie Swenson
Bemidji Community Food Shelf: Garden will help others
May 14, 2009 - 12:00am
April 18, 2009
John Yunker of the Legislative Auditor's office discusses his report on the biofuels industry in Minnesota during a Friday legislative committee hearing. Pioneer Photo/Scott Wente
Biofuel subsidies targeted
April 18, 2009 - 2:17am
February 17, 2009
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar makes a point Monday during a discussion about food-born illnesses while Jeff Almer watches. Almer's Perham mother died after eating contaminated peanut butter. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis
Salmonella outbreak: Sons fight for safer food
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Rep. Dave Olin, left, of Thief River Falls, Minn., and Dean Urdahl of Grove City, Minn., opted to watch different televisions Monday as a House committee watches a video about food inspections. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis
Inspectors on the lookout for peanut butter products
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am