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August 30, 2011
Larry Larson of Willmar sells corn to a customer Monday at his vegetable stand on First Street in Willmar. Larson and his wife, Mary, have raised sweet corn on their farm south of Willmar and sold it at their stand for the past 23 years. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Selling sweet corn
August 30, 2011 - 12:00am
August 20, 2011
Warm temperatures moved corn crop along but also caused stress
August 20, 2011 - 12:00am
June 11, 2011
Minnesota Corn Growers welcome new crop of agvocates
June 11, 2011 - 12:00am
April 27, 2011
Wet weather Tuesday added to the moisture that is keeping farmers out of area fields, including this one east of Willmar. Virtually no soybeans or corn has been planted in the state. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Crop progress in Minnesota essentially nil
April 27, 2011 - 9:00am
December 16, 2010
Mycogen Seeds expands with research site on 11 acres of land in Olivia
December 16, 2010 - 12:00am
October 21, 2010
Allan Loge, left, operates a combine Tuesday as Mike Schlie drives a grain cart tractor while they work in a field near County Road 127, east of the Willmar city limits. Area yields are ranging from 175 to more than 200 bushels per acre of corn. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
For area farmers, this year's harvest is nearly in the bin; weather has made a world of difference over last year
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
A group of workers begin their corn harvest Thursday on the Molenaar Farms located west of the Kandiyohi-Chippewa County line along Minnesota Highway 4. The combine operator was cutting just a few rows at a time so that estimated yield readings could be taken on the crop. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Area corn harvest begins
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Olivia's Ear of Corn is both a monument to pioneers in the community's seed industry who were killed in a 1978 plane crash and a symbol of the community's pride in what continues to be a thriving industry for the area. Amy Elliott and Elizabeth Donius co-directed and co-produced "World's Largest" after setting out to see roadside attractions across the country. The independent film is being shown at the Twin Cities Film Fest and features the Ear of Corn. Tribune file photo
Olivia's Ear of Corn hits big screen
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
NLS approves maximum levy, social media policy
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 3, 2010
Madison man killed in farm accident
August 3, 2010 - 9:28am
August 1, 2010
The annual Olivia Corn Capital Days summer celebration in Olivia, Minnesota includes the corn-lymipics, corn cob toss, corn day parade and corn and bean feed in Nester Park.
Olivia Corn Capital Days
August 1, 2010 - 4:33pm
July 7, 2010
Project finds corn cobs are a viable fuel opportunity for city MUC
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2010
Control volunteer soybean in corn
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am
June 5, 2010
Nafaka and Princess Kay of the Milky Way Elizabeth Olson, both in their black high heels. (Submitted photo)
June 5, 2010 - 12:28am
April 3, 2010
Plan now for successful decisions on corn planting
April 3, 2010 - 12:00am