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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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....
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....
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....
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