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November 13, 2017
Aaron Moore, the new County Executive Director for the Farm Service Agency, hopes farmers will stop in for information at his office, 412 W. Kinne St. He began his new role Sept. 5. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
Moore brings wealth of ag experience to director position
November 13, 2017 - 8:00am
August 8, 2017
Late blight can destroy tomato and potato plants in seven to 10 days, according to the UW-Extension office. The fungus-like water mold can decimate the plants if weather conditions are cool and wet. Photo courtesy of UW-Extension program
Late blight found in Pierce County
August 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 3, 2017
The Kelly family raises chickens on their farm near Red Wing. Marty Kelly says he teaches his children safe handling and hygiene practices when caring for the birds. Photo courtesy of Marty Kelly
Keep safe keeping backyard chickens
May 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 26, 2017
“I fell so hard in love with this pig within the first five minutes of meeting him,” said sanctuary founder, Kara Breci. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
April 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 19, 2016
Gordon Bailey of Newport takes a break from restoring a former farm to native prairie. (Submitted photo)
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
October 19, 2016 - 2:43pm
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