Farm Rescue founder selected as MONEY Hero
7/21/2014 3:00:00 PM
Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides planting, harvesting and haying assistance free of charge to farm families who have experienced a major illness, injury or natural disaster,…
New ash borer infestation found near Caledonia
7/21/2014 2:00:00 PM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has confirmed another emerald ash borer infestation, this time on private land near Caledonia.
News Release - Discussing the balance between agriculture and environment
7/21/2014 8:42:00 AM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is partnering with experts in soil and water management and research to host a field demonstration day. Farmer Brian Hicks’ farm near Tracy, Minnesota is featured as a model for field drainage and greenhouse gas management.
Minerals: A small but mighty contribution to cattle health and performance
7/21/2014 6:00:00 AM
Minerals tend to be one of the last things we consider when formulating beef cattle rations because they make up such a small percentage and we often don’t put enough emphasis on the opportuni…
News Release - Farmer uses natural plants for weed control
7/18/2014 2:34:00 PM
Organic farmer Floyd Hardy works hard to manage weeds, protect soil and reduce fuel use end expense.
News Release - Agricultural innovators strengthen rural economies
7/17/2014 3:53:00 PM
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is touring the west-central part of the state to showcase business owners expansion achievements made possible by help from state grants.
State fair competition entry deadlines approaching
7/17/2014 3:30:00 PM
ST. PAUL, MINN. -- The state's best in art, education and agriculture will be on display at the 2014 Minnesota State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 21 through Labor Day, Sept. 1. Winning exhibitors will…
News Release - New EAB discovery near Caledonia prompts renewed call to restrict firewood movement
7/17/2014 9:48:00 AM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has confirmed another emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation – this time on private land near Caledonia, in southeastern Minnesota.
University honors Farm Families of the Year
7/14/2014 11:35:07 AM
Representing agricultural achievement in diverse farming operations, 74 families from throughout Minnesota are being honored as a 2014 Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota....
Many crops in southwestern Minnesota do ‘a 180’
7/14/2014 9:57:00 AM
CHANDLER, Minn. – “Since our last report, we have had some time to dry things out a little, but on June 26 we received a soaking rain of 2 inches,” said Kyle Talsma, crop watcher for southwest…
Meixells look for calmer weather in July
7/12/2014 6:00:00 AM
LAKE CRYSTAL, Minn. – Over 10 inches of rain fell in Blue Earth County through the month of June, leading to ponding and minimal fieldwork.
Manure storage challenges after historic rains
7/3/2014 3:44:45 PM
Heavy rains can add water to manure storage. This reduces space for manure and freeboard and makes emptying pits more difficult....
USDA federal order requires reporting of PEDv
6/26/2014 10:30:11 AM
Producers and veterinarians must report porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) and porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV), according to a new federal order from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Producers who suspect their pigs have PEDv or PDCoV should work with their veterinarian...
KARE-11: "Brokenhearted farmer donates $4 million farm to 4-H"
6/18/2014 4:53:26 PM
The love story of Curt Chergosky and Andrea Ruesch has now been heard around the world. Please watch "Brokenhearted farmer donates $4 million farm to 4-H," a "Land of 10,000 Stories" story by reporter Boyd Huppert. KARE-11 called the donation...
Closing livestock commentary
11/12/2013 5:37:00 PM
Cattle slightly lower, hog contracts sink
Closing grains commentary
11/12/2013 5:35:00 PM
Strong demand sends beans up, corn fizzles