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AFB survey shows big data use increasing, big questions remain

10/31/2014 8:15:00 AM

A survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation shows more farmers are reaping the benefits of the latest agricultural technologies, but most remain wary of risks involved with big data collection.

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Bullish outlook for feed grains, global food trade

10/30/2014 8:45:00 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C., - The outlook is good for global agricultural producers and agricultural trade, according to Curtis Jones, the global director of economic analysis for Bunge Global Agribusin…

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PEDV season could be less severe

10/28/2014 8:45:00 AM

Much has been learned about porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) since it first surfaced nearly 18 months ago, says Lisa Becton with the National Pork Board.

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News Release - Rochester area residents invited to public meeting concerning emerald ash borer

10/27/2014 2:21:00 PM

Residents in the Rochester area are invited to a public meeting on Monday, November 17 regarding the discovery of emerald ash borer (EAB) in the county.

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Winter feeding, watering: It will not be long

10/27/2014 8:00:00 AM

The thermometer and flocks of geese overhead are signaling that it’s time for cow-calf producers to get ready for winter feeding.

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News Release - Salmonella cases linked to raw, frozen chicken entrees

10/23/2014 1:32:00 PM

State health and agriculture officials said today that six recent cases of salmonellosis in Minnesota have been linked to raw, frozen, breaded and pre-browned, stuffed chicken entrees.

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News Release - Minnesota Organic Conference draws nationally known speakers

10/23/2014 9:48:00 AM

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is excited to announce two outstanding keynote speakers will headline the 2015 Minnesota Organic Conference in January.

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News Release - Popular organic tradeshow and conference sponsorship spots available

10/17/2014 8:42:00 AM

The 2015 Minnesota Organic Conference (MOC) is now accepting sponsorships and applications for trade show exhibitors.

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Fall means grain harvest for dairy farms, new diets for cows

10/16/2014 8:28:00 AM

NORWOOD, Minn. – Early October was a time of transition from forage harvest to grain harvest at Dreier Farm.

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Growing season ends in west central Minnesota

10/15/2014 8:11:00 AM

DANVERS, Minn. – The ground and roofs were covered in frost during the morning of Monday, Oct. 6 at the O’Leary farm and surrounding region near Danvers.

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Harvesting, drying and storing late-maturing and high-moisture corn

10/13/2014 10:17:06 AM

Corn reaching maturity about Oct. 1 will normally dry slowly in the field due to cooler outside temperatures. Standing corn in the field may dry about 1.5 to 3 percentage points per week during October and 1 to 1.5 per...

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Mid-September frost on corn and soybeans

9/18/2014 12:49:07 PM

As is always the case, the frost damage appears to be highly variable based on local climate conditions, crop maturity and topographical features....

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For some producers, Sept. 26 FSA deadline looms

9/16/2014 4:41:45 PM

A Sept. 26 deadline with the Farm Service Agency (FSA) will impact some producers, as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill....

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Extension launches 2014 Farm Bill dairy education seminars

9/10/2014 3:29:18 PM

University of Minnesota Extension begins a series of free dairy education seminars this month to help farmers make decisions brought about by the 2014 Farm Bill....

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Closing livestock commentary

11/12/2013 5:37:00 PM

Cattle slightly lower, hog contracts sink

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Closing grains commentary

11/12/2013 5:35:00 PM

Strong demand sends beans up, corn fizzles

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