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Afternoon Ag

Join ag broadcaster Sonja Langseth, member of the NAFB, on Thursday afternoons from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. for your "Afternoon Ag Segment" on AM 730 KWOA. Sonja talks about everything and anything ag-related, particularly focusing on current events and hot topics in the ag industry. She talks with a wide variety of professionals and knowledgeable experts in their respective fields, ranging as close as Worthington residents to as far as national voices, delivering the latest ag information "straight from the horse's mouth" to the KWOA listeners.

Afternoon Ag Segment Stories

Below is a listing of stories for the Afternoon Ag segment. Please click the story title to view the full story.

Kerri DeGraff - Feeding South Dakota


May is Beef Month and it's the perfect opportunity to celebrate the nutrition beef provides! It's also a great time to look at donating to the hungry -- through a local nonprofit organization.

Tune in as we talk with Kerri DeGraff, Development Direcor for Feeding South Dakota as we discuss the roots behind this giving organization. We'll also talk ways to attend a concert AND donate to the hungry via the South Dakota Cattlemen Foundation's Prime Time Gala!

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No Afternoon Ag Segment - Twins


There will be no Afternoon Ag Segment this week. Instead, tune in as the Minnesota Twins take on the Detroit Tigers!

No Afternoon Ag Segment - Twins


There will be no afternoon ag segment this Thursday. Instead, tune in as the Minnesota Twins take on the Oakland Athletics!

Mille Lacs Lake Fishing Regulations 2015


Tune in this Thursday as Don Pereira, DNR Fisheries Section Chief, hits an overview of fishing regulations for walleye, northern pike, and bass on Mille Lacs Lake that goes into effect on Saturday, May 9th.

The 2015 regulations for Mille Lacs Lake are:

  • Walleye – Limit of one and the fish must be 19- to 21-inches long or longer than 28 inches. Night closure from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. May 11 to Dec. 1.
  • Northern pike – Limit of 10. One fish may be longer than 30 inches only if two fish shorter than 30 inches are caught on the same trip and in possession.
  • Bass – Limit of six smallmouth and largemouth bass in combination. Only one smallmouth bass may be longer than 18 inches.

No Afternoon Ag Segment - Twins


There will be no Afternoon Ag Segment this week. Instead, tune in as the Minnesota Twins take on the Kansas City Royals on Thursday, April 16th!

No Afternoon Ag Segment - Twins


There will be no Afternoon Ag Segment this Thursday. Instead, tune in as the Minnesota Twins will take on the Detroit Tigers!

Jukka Kukkonen - Electric Cars


The 2015 CERTS Clean Energy Conference wrapped up earlier this month in St. Cloud, Minn. It officially began on Tuesday, March 10 with a full day of informative and timely sessions, generous networking opportunities, and exhibits, ending with an evening reception. The event continued on Wednesday, March 11 with a half day of in-depth clean energy workshops, more networking, and exhibits.

One of the keynote speakers at the CERTS Conference was Jukka Kukkonen, Minnesota Plug-in Vehicle Owners Circle founder, discussing electric vehicles and the future the hold.

Join us this Thursday from 12:30 to 1 p.m. as we talk electric cars and the move towards renewable fuels and cleaner emissions! (If you missed him at the Conference, find his presentation here

Manna Food Pantry - Linda Sanchez


Manna Food Pantry, Inc. is once again taking part in the annual fund drive for the Manna Food Pantry. Join us this Thursday as we're talking with Linda Sanchez, Manna Food Pantry Coordinator, at 12:30 p.m. to talk the history of Manna Food Pantry, and details on how you can participate in the Manna Food Pantry Fund Drive.

This campaign will continue all of March through April 8th. If you have any questions, please contact, Linda Sanchez, coordinator at 507-329-1951.

Sioux Empire Sportsmen's Show


The Sioux Empire Sportsmen's Show will run March 12-15th at the Sioux Falls Convention Center with the latest in hunting, camping and travel, vacation, daily seminars, and more! Join us this Thursday as we catch up with the Sioux Empire Sportsmen's Show Manager, Barry, breaking down the history of the show and what newcomers can expect.

Show times are Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m., Friday from noon to 9 p.m., Saturday from 0 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost is $7.50 with children (6012) $2.50 or those under 5 are free. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Cory Palmer - Removal of Ice Houses


Tune in this Thursday as we talk with Captain Cory Palmer of the MN DNR about the importance of removing fish houses, dark houses, and portables off in a timely manner.

Dark houses, fish houses and portables must be off the ice no later than midnight for each of the dates given in the following categories below.

Border Waters
 Minnesota–Iowa - Feb. 20
 Minnesota–Wisconsin - March 1
 Minnesota–North and South Dakota - March 5
 Minnesota–Canada - March 31
Inland Waters
Dates of removal are determined by an eastwest line formed by U.S. Hwy. 10, east along Hwy. 34 to Minnesota Hwy. 200, east along Hwy. 200 to U.S. Hwy. 2, and east along Hwy. 2 to the Minnesota-Wisconsin border.
 South of line - March 2, 2015
 North of line - March 16, 2015
 If shelters are not removed, owners will be prosecuted, and the structure and contents may be confiscated and removed, or destroyed by a conservation officer.
 After removal dates, shelters may remain on the ice between midnight and one hour before sunrise only when occupied or attended.
 Storing or leaving shelters on a public access is prohibited.
It is unlawful to improperly dispose of ice fishing shacks anywhere in the state. Please clean up around your shack and check with local refuse providers or landfills for ice shelter disposal information.