SHERBURN, Minn. – After the hot and dry summer of 2021, Minnesota’s September nights with temps of 50-60 degrees offered a cool balm to heal t…
HERMAN, Minn. – Heavy rain fell Monday, Sept. 13, stopping the harvesting crew at Blume Farms for the evening. They’d been taking shifts hauli…
SHERBURN, Minn. – Widespread rain arrived in late August to help the crops, livestock, pastures, trees, lakes and more in Martin County.
HERMAN, Minn. – With the calendar turning to September, Blume Farms had a little over 13 hours of daylight to complete each day’s many tasks.
STARBUCK, Minn. – The weather pattern changed in late August and rain finally arrived in Pope, Douglas, and Otter Tail counties.
HERMAN, Minn. – The early August Forest fire smoke cleared out, and skies turned blue again over much of Minnesota in mid-August.
STARBUCK, Minn. – Lake Minnewaska is a vacationer’s dream in central Minnesota. The scenery of Minnesota’s 13th largest lake helps people rela…
SHERBURN, Minn. – Most of the Krusemark crops reached the "autosteer stage," so Rochelle Krusemark had time for several activities.
HERMAN, Minn. – The Aug. 2 Minnesota Crop Progress report noted one county in “blue” – receiving over 2 inches of rain. It just happened to be…
From a pickup’s eye-view, most of Minnesota’s crops looked okay in early August.
SHERBURN, Minn. – Cooler temperatures and rain in mid-July offered a bit of a reprieve for crops, livestock, and farmers in Martin County.
HERMAN, Minn. – The temperature was about 90 degrees when Dana Blume gave his July 19 Producer Progress Report.
STARBUCK, Minn. – Paul Freeman purchased some Farmall Red paint and made four tractors look new again.
SHERBURN, Minn. – Did you know that Rust-Oleum makes wood stains and finishes that contain soybean oil? It’s true!
HERMAN, Minn. – Dana Blume gave his July 5 Producer Progress Report from the cab of the sprayer.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Reading the weather outside is sometimes more accurate than reading the forecast.
SHERBURN, Minn. – The weeks leading up to summer 2021 were hot. In Martin County, 12 of the first 21 days of June reached highs in the 90s.
HERMAN, Minn. – A little extra rain in Grant County helped the early-season crops at Blume Farms. About 1.5 inches of rain fell in the first t…
STARBUCK, Minn. – Paul Freeman is satisfied that his June application of urea with a stabilizer will help his corn grow tall.
SHERBURN, Minn. – With hot, windy, and dry growing conditions, Rochelle, Brad, and AJ Krusemark nursed along their young crops in June.
HERMAN, Minn. – While finding a time to interview my dad, Dana Blume, I had a hard time to even sit down and have an interview with him, as he…
STARBUCK, Minn. – After years of acceptable rainfall, dry conditions in 2021 expanded across eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota.