National Farmers President reviews market access, trade and rural issues
1/29/2015 3:45:00 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2015)— During his remarks to members, National Farmers President Paul Olson, Taylor, Wis., expressed his concern about falling dairy prices, along with grain price l…
National Farmers announces key policy positions at annual meeting Jan 9-11
1/28/2015 5:15:00 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—National Farmers members stated their position on several key policy issues at their annual ag business conference in Nashville, Tenn.
U.S. Pork Producers ‘All In’ On TPA
1/27/2015 7:30:00 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 26, 2015 – With negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal hanging in the balance, the National Pork Producers Council today threw its support behind…
News Release - MDA issues consumer alert for pet food due to possible Listeria contamination
1/26/2015 4:08:00 PM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is alerting consumers about the recall of J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks Pet Food produced by J.J. Fuds of Valparaiso, Indiana.
News Release - Add value to your ag business
1/26/2015 8:32:00 AM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has another round of funding available for projects to help farmers, producers and processors add value to their operations.
Charolais-cross heifer calves breed young
1/26/2015 8:00:00 AM
Two years ago Dennis Winkowitsch and his son, Daren, found a surprise in their feedlot.
News Release - MDA issues consumer alert for pet food due to possible Salmonella contamination
1/23/2015 2:01:00 PM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is alerting consumers about the recall of Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal produced by Oma’s Pride of Avon, Connecticut.
Moving dairy cows takes strategy, patience and a full crew
1/23/2015 10:04:00 AM
GOODHUE, Minn. – When Chris Buck gave his Jan. 12 report, he said it was just about time to move cattle again.
Remodeling hog barn is interesting work for FitzSimmons
1/23/2015 9:59:00 AM
COKATO, Minn. – Pat FitzSimmons’ work took him about five hours north of home in early January.
News Release - MDA issues consumer advisory for Rustica Bakery items
1/16/2015 5:20:00 PM
Extension, FSA add extra 2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars
1/14/2015 1:25:20 PM
Due to high demand, University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency will offer seven educational seminars to help crops producers choose options necessitated by the 2014 Farm Bill programs....
'Minnesota Harvester Handbook' guides enthusiasts to natural resources
12/11/2014 9:04:29 AM
Harvesting sustainable natural resources is integral to the heritage of many Minnesotans. For a growing number of others, though, interest in tapping into our state's abundant buffet of resources is reaching new levels. How to harvest wisely?...
Landowners face 2014 Farm Bill decisions
12/8/2014 3:47:24 PM
Landowners need to be involved in 2014 Farm Bill decisions for their farm. In fact, two of the three farm bill decisions required must be made by landowners, rather than tenants....
Mediated ag debts, and amounts owed, continue decline
12/3/2014 4:59:19 PM
For the second year, the number of lenders sending notices under Minnesota's Farmer-Lender Mediation program was lower than at any other point in nearly a decade. The overall amount of debt taken to mediation also decreased....
Closing livestock commentary
11/12/2013 4:37:00 PM
Cattle slightly lower, hog contracts sink
Closing grains commentary
11/12/2013 4:35:00 PM
Strong demand sends beans up, corn fizzles