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November 10, 2017
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
October 5, 2017
Many farmers comply with controversial buffer law
ST. PAUL — Most Minnesota farmers will meet the first deadline to put buffers between cropland and water. Executive Director John John...
October 5, 2017 - 5:29pm
October 1, 2017
Editorial: Don't turn harvest into a road tragedy
Midwest gold is flowing. We refer to corn. Farmers and custom-combine professionals are hard at work harvesting 2017's bounty. This means motorists...
October 1, 2017 - 5:33pm
August 26, 2017
Finding a market for hemp: More than 2,000 acres of industrial hemp planted in Minnesota this year
WILLMAR, Minn. — A growing market for industrial hemp as food, fiber and nutraceuticals is gaining ground in west central Minnesota and could find a place in Kandiyohi County. There's at least one field of hemp planted this year in Chippewa County and a food-grade processing...
August 26, 2017 - 2:15pm
August 3, 2017
U.S. bird report shows progress
DULUTH — The future of golden-winged warblers in northern Minnesota forests, ringneck pheasants in farm country and sage grouse in the...
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
Keep safe keeping backyard chickens
As backyard poultry-keepers prepare their flocks this spring season, Minnesota Department of Health is reminding families of a few safety tips...
May 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 26, 2017
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
On Monday, March 20, a 250-pound pig fell off a truck onto Interstate 90 in Sioux Falls, S.D. Multiple agencies including the South Dakota Highway...
April 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 22, 2017
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — In agriculture, every day is Earth Day. The official observation of Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, which gives farmers...
April 22, 2017 - 5:00am
April 5, 2017
Spared ribs: Western Wis. sanctuary takes in footloose pig
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. -- This little piggy won’t go to market. A 250-pound pig who jumped off a truck at 70 mph on the way to a Sioux Falls,...
April 5, 2017 - 11:13am
April 3, 2017
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
ST. PAUL — Maybe the third time is a charm. That is the hope of Minnesotans who are tired of dodging potholes and daily fighting other...
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
February 18, 2017
Woodbury man honored as horseperson of the year
Woodbury An equine entrepreneur from Woodbury was honored as the 2016 Horseperson of the Year. Mark Ward, owner of Windy Ridge Ranch, was honored...
February 18, 2017 - 12:59pm
February 2, 2017
MN farmers want state aid, more in policy than money
ST. PAUL—Minnesota farmers and agriculture-related groups ask for very little money from the state. Gov. Mark Dayton's $46 billion two-year...
February 2, 2017 - 8:52am
November 24, 2016
Jennie-O Turkey Store shares results bonus with employees
WILLMAR, Minn. — Jennie-O Turkey Store employees are going into the holidays with plenty of cheer. The company announced on Tuesday that...
November 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
WASHINGTON—Many American farmers are thankful today for an Obama administration decision to boost the amount of renewable fuels, such as made from corn and soybeans, in the country's gasoline and diesel supply. The Wednesday, Nov. 23 announcement was a turnaround for the Environmental...
November 24, 2016 - 6:00am
September 28, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Outstanding conservation starts wtih two llamas and a prairie
"For our 25th anniversary — the silver anniversary — we got a doe with silver ears and two baby goats." Becky Vierling smiles as...
September 28, 2016 - 7:09am