WASHINGTON, DC -- The American Farm Bureau Federation together with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s StartupHoyas announced the 10 national semi-finalists of the first-ever Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. The challenge provides an opportunity for individuals to showcase ideas and business innovations being developed in rural regions of the United States.
WORTHINGTON – The Worthington Police Department is asking for the public’s help in solving a burglary that was reported at 4:25 p.m. Monday at the Trojan Field concession stand.
The suspects damaged coolers and the popcorn machine and destroyed food and drink items after gaining access through a window.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Worthington Police Department at 507-295-5400 or download the Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force app for confidential tips. Information can remain anonymous.
Worthington, MN, September 16, 2014 – Agricultural producers looking to solve natural resource problems on their farms should apply now for assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).
Application acceptance deadline for FY 2015 in Minnesota for EQIP is:
• October 17, 2014
• November 14, 2014
• December 19, 2014
If you missed it on Friday, September 19th, one of our favorite market analysts, Ted Siefried of the Zaner Group, was featured on Market to Market with Mike Pearson. Check out the video below, or click here for the script only.
Of course, you can always hear Ted joining us every Monday and Friday around 8:10 a.m. for market analysis as well here on AM 730 KWOA!
WORTHINGTON – Eight years ago, residents of the Worthington school district voted to approve an operating levy referendum to aid District 518. The final year of the levy is 2014, so a new referendum will be on the ballot in November. A group of concerned citizens have formed SOS, which stands for Support Our Schools. Their motto – Strong schools equal strong communities.
Friday morning, they group gathered in front of the Worthington High School to publicly announce their support of the referendum and ask citizens to come out in support as well by voting yes.
WATERLOO, Iowa – Deere & Company announced Friday that it will place approximately 460 employees who work in the company's Waterloo, Iowa operations on indefinite layoff in response to current market demand for its products. Deere said employees were informed Friday of the layoffs, which are effective October 20th.
China has suspended exports for six major U.S. pork plants and six cold storage facilities based on China's requirements for ractopamine-free pork.
The banned pork plants are:
Join in on the fun and enter the 2014 Adrian Legion Post raffle! Anyone 18+ is eligible to purchase (and win!) raffle tickets (calendars) priced at $25 apiece. Raffle prizes are printed on the back of the calendar, and a complete list of all prizes is available upon request.