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9 BUTCH THOLE DISTRIBUTING Cloverleaf Dairy Products Phone 839-2573 0rtonville I r "Proud Supporters -" c f Inside Agricu I tu re and Our Area Fa rm e rs !" TUBBS SOFT WATER SALES -SERVICE - RENTALS (all makes) Drinking Water Systems - Iron Removal Systems Salt Delivery of Units We Sell! 320-289-1999 "" Appletorl, Mirlnesota ,- ' We Proudly Salute A II Area Farmers ! Agralite Electric Cooperative 320 East Hwy. 12 Benson, MN 56215 Phone 320-843-4150 Fax 320-843-3738 A Touchstone Energy Partner .... ;iil The power of human connections "-'- I I I ,i,!t to the rural areas " BI II bt I t Diesel Fuel That Works] As Hard As You Do. I II II PREMIUM HIGHWAY DIEBEL FUEL BIG STON COOPERATIVE CLINTON 320-325-5466 ORTONVILLE 320-839-6187 MILBANK 605-432-9884 877-TANK-LOW (826-5569) PRO f00UTO Professional Body Work - Free Estimates We specialize in repairables. We'll find a car or truck that's right for you. Kevin Backstrand Ortonville, MN ................................... i:,iii! ................. .::iiiiiiiii STAR IilBANK .:.....:.:,-:.'': .... .,.:,..+':"I:: nabonaiassmtnon ;0. ThdBa n k That Ca res! 320-748-7239 Member FDIC Graceville, MN Hoxtell Excavating var' AIun R. RAVI::/ EXCAVATING over 4S'.[,. e .............. CONTRACTORS of serv,- I, SEPTIC TANKS ._.- EIT, l | DRAINAGE ,.. 111---4 llq[ I[ lll',,/../.z: S'TEPREPARATION : . "T ' DEMOLITION . ", " RR 2 ORTONVILLE : .... ;v-. IFarmers C0-0perative Elevator C0mpanyl i Grain -Gas-Diesel-Fuel 0il-Feed -Fertilizer, " Custom Spreading-Custom G.rain Cleaning { Phone 320/839 2861 5 P.Oo Iox 3JOs  :: Ortonville, Minnesota $ . Wellendorf MACHINE SHOP Wayne Wellendorf Call 320-390-5876 327 Second Street Ortonville, MN 56278 I I 00THANOL P.O. BOX 356 48416 - 144TH STREET BIG STONE CITY, SD 57216 PHONE 605.862.7902 FAX 605.862.7904 ii i I Inside Ag: gin to ha HARVESTING HIS WHEAT, Clinton farmer wheat harvest. Area farmers will soon be head, :1 to Area farmers have finished har- for harvest, vesting their wheat crops, and will cut, separat soon be heading to their fields again one pass th to begin combining their corn and Corn is beans. Minnesota Harvest begins when crops are suf- grown in the ficiently mature, which can be deter- duced in the mined by moisture content of the Minnesota. I crop's seeds and by color. Wheat is ranked fifth normally harvested when the moisture for grain. content reaches 35 percent. Color is a The ,r. major indicator of a crop's readiness generauv t to be harvested. Farmers can deter- Minnesota to mine whether or not a crop is ready to ern Minnesota. be harvested simply by the color of late Septe bet! the crop. corn is dry Wheat crops are generally the first harvested. crops to be harvested, and the wheat combine harvest generally begins in August separates the Wheat is used mostly for human food, cob. Parts of' and there are two major types of are left in the wheat planted in the United States. for the next year, Winter wheat is planted in the fall and Due to harvested the following summer, onset of winter Spring wheat, the types of wheat ed at a planted by Minnesota farmers, is for safe planted in April or May and is har- cially dried vested in August or September. the " : In Minnesota, hard red spring ' wheat represents 98 percent of the 1.9 largest million acres of wheat planted. Lack contributing of winter hardiness prevents farmers world s total from growing more winter wheat in percent of tl Minnesota. exports. Wheat is the largest acreage crop Soybear in the world and is the staple food of from mid- 35 percent of the world's population. October. M( ta Harvesting occurs in every month of the Umted the year somewhere in the world. In in the world the United States, harvest begins in Farmers late May in south Texas and progress- beans primer es northward to be completed by late a legume, th September or October in northern able tool ir states, soybeans Wheat must be dry before it can be feed the harvested. When the wheat is ready When Bitum" Paving, P.O. Box 6 Phone 13201 Fox 13201 2 terl C//;q/' " - Complete Vete R.R. Lentz, D.V.M. P.S. Ista; D.v.M" 517 - 4th Avenue West i i! 9 BUTCH THOLE DISTRIBUTING Cloverleaf Dairy Products Phone 839-2573 0rtonville I r "Proud Supporters -" c f Inside Agricu I tu re and Our Area Farm e rs !" TUBBS SOFT WATER SALES -SERVICE - RENTALS (all makes) Drinking Water Systems - Iron Removal Systems Salt Delivery of Units We Sell! 320-289-1999 "" Appletorl, Mirlnesota ,- ' We Proudly Salute A II Area Farmers ! Agralite Electric Cooperative 320 East Hwy. 12 Benson, MN 56215 Phone 320-843-4150 Fax 320-843-3738 A Touchstone Energy Partner .... ;iil The power of human connections "-'- I I I ,i,!t to the rural areas " BI II bt I t Diesel Fuel That Works] As Hard As You Do. I II II PREMIUM HIGHWAY DIEBEL FUEL BIG STON COOPERATIVE CLINTON 320-325-5466 ORTONVILLE 320-839-6187 MILBANK 605-432-9884 877-TANK-LOW (826-5569) PRO f00UTO Professional Body Work - Free Estimates We specialize in repairables. We'll find a car or truck that's right for you. Kevin Backstrand Ortonville, MN ................................... i:,iii! ................. .::iiiiiiiii STAR IilBANK .:.....:.:,-:.'': .... .,.:,..+':"I:: nabonaiassmtnon ,;0, ThdBa n k That Ca res! 320-748-7239 Member FDIC Graceville, MN Hoxtell Excavating var' AIun R. RAVI::/ EXCAVATING over 4S'.[,. e .............. CONTRACTORS of serv,- I, SEPTIC TANKS ._.- EIT, l | DRAINAGE ,.. 111---4 llq[ I[ lll',,/../.z: S'TEPREPARATION : . "T ' DEMOLITION . ", " RR 2 ORTONVILLE : .... ;v-. IFarmers C0-0perative Elevator C0mpanyl i Grain -Gas-Diesel-Fuel 0il-Feed -Fertilizer, " Custom Spreading-Custom G.rain Cleaning { Phone 320/839 2861 5 P.Oo Iox 3JOs  :: Ortonville, Minnesota $ . Wellendorf MACHINE SHOP Wayne Wellendorf Call 320-390-5876 327 Second Street Ortonville, MN 56278 I I 00THANOL P.O. BOX 356 48416 - 144TH STREET BIG STONE CITY, SD 57216 PHONE 605.862.7902 FAX 605.862.7904 ii i I Inside Ag: gin to ha HARVESTING HIS WHEAT, Clinton farmer wheat harvest. Area farmers will soon be head, :1 to Area farmers have finished har- for harvest, vesting their wheat crops, and will cut, separat soon be heading to their fields again one pass th to begin combining their corn and Corn is beans. Minnesota Harvest begins when crops are suf- grown in the ficiently mature, which can be deter- duced in the mined by moisture content of the Minnesota. I crop's seeds and by color. Wheat is ranked fifth normally harvested when the moisture for grain. content reaches 35 percent. Color is a The ,r. major indicator of a crop's readiness generauv t to be harvested. Farmers can deter- Minnesota to mine whether or not a crop is ready to ern Minnesota. be harvested simply by the color of late Septe bet! the crop. corn is dry Wheat crops are generally the first harvested. crops to be harvested, and the wheat combine harvest generally begins in August separates the Wheat is used mostly for human food, cob. Parts of' and there are two major types of are left in the wheat planted in the United States. for the next year, Winter wheat is planted in the fall and Due to harvested the following summer, onset of winter Spring wheat, the types of wheat ed at a planted by Minnesota farmers, is for safe planted in April or May and is har- cially dried vested in August or September. the " : In Minnesota, hard red spring ' wheat represents 98 percent of the 1.9 largest million acres of wheat planted. Lack contributing of winter hardiness prevents farmers world s total from growing more winter wheat in percent of tl Minnesota. exports. Wheat is the largest acreage crop Soybear in the world and is the staple food of from mid- 35 percent of the world's population. October. M( ta Harvesting occurs in every month of the Umted the year somewhere in the world. In in the world the United States, harvest begins in Farmers late May in south Texas and progress- beans primer es northward to be completed by late a legume, th September or October in northern able tool ir states, soybeans Wheat must be dry before it can be feed the harvested. When the wheat is ready When Bitum" Paving, P.O. Box 6 Phone 13201 Fox 13201 2 terl C//;q/' " - Complete Vete R.R. Lentz, D.V.M. P.S. Ista; D.v.M" 517 - 4th Avenue West i i!