A Weekly Update From Your Friends at the Red River Farm Network

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Weekly News Highlights

Canola Minute — Here's the latest Canola Minute from the Northern Canola Growers Association. This week, Venkat Chapra continues a series on clubroot research.

MFBF Update — Here's the latest from the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation. This week, MFBF President Kevin Paap discusses the farm bill markup.

Corn Matters — In this week's Minnesota Corn Growers Association Corn Matters, MCGA President Harold Wolle talks about the Minnesota Corn Grows Minnesota campaign.

SD Corn Comments — Weather has been one difficulty for farmers this spring. Listen to Corn Comments, an update from the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council.

The Sugarbeet ReportThe Sugarbeet Report is brought to you by SESVanderHave, HELM Agro US and Dow AgroSciences. This week, American Crystal Sugar general agronomist Tyler Grove says farmers are patiently waiting for spring to begin.

MN Beef Update — Hear from the Minnesota Beef Council and the Minnesota State Cattlemen's Association in the Minnesota Beef Update. Minnesota State Cattlemen's Association Executive Director Ashley Kohls provides an update from the NCBA Legislative Fly-In.

Dry Bean Scene — Listen to the Dry Bean Scene every Friday at 12:37 PM on the Red River Farm Network. Planting season is getting closer. 

AURI Update — In this update from the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, learn more about the development of bio-based products.

Calendar of Events

April 25-26

— NDSU Lamb Value Workshop–Fargo, ND

April 27-29

— MN Horse Expo–St. Paul, MN

May 1-2

— Edgar S. McFadden Symposium on Wheat Improvement–Brookings, SD

For more information, visit our website.


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Carah Hartcarah@rrfn.com(701) 317-8446
Megan Ternquistmegan@rrfn.com(701) 795-1315
Don Wickdon@rrfn.com(701) 795-1315
Jay Rehderjay@rrfn.com(701) 799-9434

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