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MN Millennial Farmer: Farmer's resiliency and harvest season challenges

MN Millennial Farmer: Farmer's resiliency and harvest season challenges

10/11/2019

It?s hard to believe that harvest is right around the corner, especially considering the view right now from my office window. It?s currently 40 degrees and raining, and we haven?t turned a wheel yet. 2019 harvest is already shaping up to be one that could test our patience, which seems only fitting for a season that has been trying for so many farmers since the beginning.

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A glimmer of hope for the 2019 Minnesota soybean harvest?

A glimmer of hope for the 2019 Minnesota soybean harvest?

09/19/2019

Late summer is a time of year when soybeans want lots of sunshine and warmth. But so far, Mother Nature has had other plans in September, raising questions on what the harvest will bring.

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Women in Agriculture: Attorney makes case for creating a fulfilling career in an ag community

Women in Agriculture: Attorney makes case for creating a fulfilling career in an ag community

09/13/2019

Jennifer Gilk shares how practicing in an ag community offers a new level of career satisfaction many young people may not realize.

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Minnwest Employees Committed to Understanding Farmers

Minnwest Employees Committed to Understanding Farmers

08/07/2019

The 2019 I met a Farmer Tour, an agricultural education event, wrapped up its 4th annual event recently with an ever-growing attendance, and diverse audience. The event is organized and facilitated by the Redwood County Farm Bureau, to provide insight into today's farming practices, including operational management, farming and technology, and sustainability practices used in modern-day agriculture.

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MN Millennial Farmer: Tillage Practices and Soil Health

MN Millennial Farmer: Tillage Practices and Soil Health

08/06/2019

Recently I took a road trip to southeastern Iowa to visit Mitchell Hora, my co-host for a new podcast that I am very fortunate to be part of, Minnesota Public Radio's Field Work Podcast. The primary focus of the Field Work podcast is to create a public venue in which we can discuss the various successes and challenges of diverse farming practices, and share that information with a larger online farming audience.

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