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Disabled farmers gather at the Holiday Inn for the 21st Annual AgrAbility Fenceline Conference. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News_
Disabled farmers gather at the Holiday Inn for the 21st Annual AgrAbility Fenceline Conference. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News_
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21st Annual AgrAbility Conference Looks to Keep Disabled Farmers in the Fields [VIDEO]

Disabled farmers gathered at the Holiday Inn, in St. Cloud, today (Monday) for the 21st Annual AgrAbility Fenceline Conference. The conference is designed to help farmers who are injured on the job get back to work.

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Hundreds interested in farming head to the River's Edge Convention Center for the Central MN Farm Show. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Hundreds interested in farming head to the River's Edge Convention Center for the Central MN Farm Show. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Central MN Farm Show Continues Long Standing Tradition [VIDEO]

For the past 40 years those in the agricultural industry have circled their calenders for the Central Minnesota Farm Show.

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Sauk Rapids-Rice students interact at FFA meeting. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News).
Sauk Rapids-Rice students interact at FFA meeting. (PHOTO: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News).
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Students Find Their Calling in Sauk Rapids-Rice FFA Program [VIDEO]

Many high school students spend their time finding some place they belong. At Sauk Rapids-Rice, some students have found that place in FFA.

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Al Franken, Getty Images
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Franken Calls for Swift Passage of Farm Bill

U.S. Sen. Al Franken is calling for swift passage of a compromise five-year farm bill.

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Minnesota Corn Harvest Now Ahead of Average

Minnesota's corn harvest is now ahead of the five-year average for the first time this season.

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Aggressive Agriculture Efforts Raise Minnesota Tension

Aggressive food-growing efforts in central Minnesota are raising tensions between farming companies that say they have limited options and environmentalists who say the agricultural techniques are taking a toll on forests, wildlife and water quality.

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(Photo by: Sara Colombe)
(Photo by: Sara Colombe)
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Little Falls Native to Serve on National Collegiate Agriculture Ambassador Team [AUDIO]

Twenty Future Farmers of America (FFA) members throughout the country have been selected to serve on the 2013-14 National Collegiate Agriculture Ambassador team. Sara Colombe, of Little Falls, was one of the twenty members selected by the National FFA Organization

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University of Minnesota Agriculture School gets $12M Bequest

The University of Minnesota has received a large and unexpected bequest from a South Dakota farmer and businesswoman. The $12.3 million gift from Millicent Atkins will go to the university's College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.

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Group Looks to Get Kids Involved in Agriculture [AUDIO]

Getting kids involved in agriculture is the goal of a new project for one organization near Becker.

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2013 Central Minnesota Farm Show
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The 46th Annual Farm Show Begins In St. Cloud [AUDIO]

The 2013 Central Minnesota Farm Show is underway now through Thursday.

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