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Photo courtesy of Minnesota Soybean Joel Schreurs, Tyler soybean farmer, discusses the impact of mechanical farming on Minnesota soybeans with a group of Vietnamese importing delegates Wednesday, July 31 at his farm. im VIS near ~iii!~1i~:iiiiiii~i~iii~iii!ii!ii~i~iii~!i~!~i!i~ii~!i~ii!iii~ii!ii:~ii~i~i~i~ii!~i~i!:ii!!~i~iii!!!~!~i~~!~i::~:~'~ !i!~!~!i!~!~!ii~iiiiiiiiiiii~iii!!~i~i!!~!~!i~i~ii!iii~!iii!!~:~i!i~!ii!~i!!~!~i~i~:~!~!~!~!~iz!~i~i~:!i~~i!~!~:!! principal for RTR Elemem tary School: By Robert Wolfington tributeeditor@gmail.com The planned power outage in Tyler has been rescheduled for Sunday, Sept. 15 with a make-up date of Sunday, Sept. 22, the Ty- ler City Council said Monday. The planned outage will begin at 6 a.m.and will allow for main- tenance work on the electric substation located near down- town Tyler. The outage was initially scheduled for June, but City Ad- ministrator Bruce Williams said weather conditions forced the cancelation. The Tyler City Council voted for the rescheduled dates with the plan to do the work on Sun- day, Sept. 15, but if weather con- ditions aren't good, the Sept. 22 make-up date would be used. "If it rains both days we'll have to wait until the spring;' Wil- liams said during the regular city council meeting Monday night. During the meeting the coun- cil also approved the final pay estimate for the elevated water tank. The council had tabled pass- ing the final pay estimate due to issues with the installed pump that had failed on a number of occasions. City officials said the last pump installed in the water tower has had no issues. The council voted in favor of creating a new Tax Increment Finance District that will be utilized for an expansion of the Miller Legal offices on Highway 14. The TIF district will be dis- cussed again during the Sept. 9 regular council meeting. Vietnamese soybean import- relationship bet ween the two we can farm mechanically and 12 for ers left Minnesota knowing the countries, the clean, high value of the crop quality of the soybeans grown "The biggest thing is to de- produced." nset here, thanks to a tour across the velop relationships with our Along with Tyler they alsoU state that included a stop at Joel customers in foreign countries," visited family soybean farms in Schreurs said. "For most custom-Danvers and Atwater and a dairy II | Schreurs' farm in Tyler. Schreurs hosted agricultural ers it is very important to know farmin Morris. While touring the delegates who are leaders in where theirproductsare coming farms the international guests Vietnam's soybean importing from. If they can put a face to a hadthe opportunity to ask ques- Tryouts for the seventh in practices. Their visit to the Unit- product and know how well the tions of local farmers abouttheir Dan Goggin's "Nunsense" series, ed States included seeing how product is taken care of, theywill crops and equipment. "Nunset Boulevard," will be held soybeans are produced, start-to- buy that product." The MSR&PC oversees the in-at the Lalke Benton Opera House finish. While at Schreurs' farm, guests vestment of soybean checkoff at 7 p.m. on Aug. 12. The cast Before coming to Minnesota took a trip to a soybean field dollars on behalf of the state's consists of five women to play they visited Grey's Harbor in and got a full equipment tour. soybean farmers. The council is the Little Sisters of Hoboken. the state of Washington to learn Schreurs was able to explain the governed by the rules of a feder- Rehearsals will begin around about the exporting process and mechanics of farming, ally mandated checkoff program Aug. 25, with show dates Oct. 3, processing plants to show what "Theyliketoknowwhatequip- that requires all soybean produc- 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12 (two shows) happens to the beans after they ment costs and the reasoning ers to pay a fee on the soybeans and 13. leave the farm. They came to behind mechanical equipment," they sell. Funds are used to pro- Bring a song to sing. For more Minnesota to see the soybean Schreurs said. "They do most of mote, educate and develop mar- information, contactMarkWilm- fields and equipment used to their farming manually so they ket opportunities for soybeans, esatmarkwilmes@gmail.comor harvest them, furthering the are very interested in how much call 507-247-3833. 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