Farmers face threat of frost in west central Minnesota
9/19/2014 1:40:00 PM
DANVERS, Minn. – Like many farmers across Swift County, Michael O’Leary hoped for a longer 2014 growing season to advance row crop development.
Discovering genes that control oil and protein in soybeans
9/18/2014 1:48:00 PM
Soybean research is essential for keeping Minnesota soybeans competitive.
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....
USDA projects record crop production in 2014
9/18/2014 11:52:00 AM
The USDA Crop Production Report released on Sept. 11 is projecting record U.S. production in 2014 for both corn and soybeans.
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....
News Release - MDA investigation aids EPA in penalizing DuPont for use of herbicide
9/16/2014 12:22:00 PM
A Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) investigation into tree deaths from use of the turf herbicide Imprelis has aided the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in penalizing the E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) and resolving allegations that DuPont sold the product without proper reporting or labeling.
State agriculture leaders back return of tax deduction
9/15/2014 4:19:00 PM
BISMARCK - The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) has recommended to Congress that the Section 179 tax deduction level in the Internal Revenue Service code remain…
News Release - Minnesota apple orchards open for picking
9/11/2014 10:10:00 AM
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....
Farm Bill base acre correction deadline fast approaching
9/9/2014 11:20:36 AM
If the data is missing or the data listed in the summary letter is incorrect, the landowner should contact the FSA office in the county where the land is located....
News Release - New scholarships available for Minnesota’s beginning farmers
9/8/2014 10:52:00 AM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is launching a new Farm Business Management (FBM) scholarship program for beginning farmers.
Media Advisory - Field day features growing crops in high tunnel and quick-hoop systems
9/5/2014 9:06:00 AM
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