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Americans turn over a new leaf, in the produce aisle
Yes, this could be the year consumption of romaine and other leaf lettuce finally surpasses that of head lettuce.
Iowa reaches settlement on ethanol plant closure
The Iowa Economic Development Authority approved the settlement with Poet DSM Advanced Biofuels last week.
Tariffs create mixed bag for U.S. farmers, builders
Some benefit, but others with no apparent ties are feeling the crunch.
World Food Day aims to intensify the battle against hunger
Global Minnesota will host a virtual World Food Day conference, one of several across the globe.
Battle over southeast Minnesota dairy expansion drags on
The Land Stewardship Project was ordered to produce internal documents by Tuesday.
China's pork industry begins recovery after disease outbreak
Pork output will take much longer to restore given the herd's low quality, experts and analysts said.
Beginners learn to be farmers at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
In its first year, the Sustainable Horticulture Training Program has offered hands-on education to students with a variety of goals.
Farmland prices holding steady, maybe even ticking upward in Minnesota
The good soil is still selling for about $8,000 an acre in Upper Midwest.
Majority of workers' compensation claims of meatpacking workers with COVID-19 denied, including in Minnesota
Refusals by meatpacking firms cite the possibility employees became sick outside plants.
With $68 million in funds, Minnesota's Revol Greens to expand in Texas
The Owatonna-based lettuce company is bringing its indoor greenhouse model to the Lone Star State and California.
Trump, eyeing farm votes, starts working on ethanol industry's year-old wish list
It's a blueprint to court farmers in Minnesota and other parts of the Midwest.
Surge in U.S. pork exports to China led by Brazil's JBS, China's WH Group
Pork is key for China to hit targets for purchases of U.S. farm-good products.
Gene-editing research by Calyxt exec at U of M for a time lacked proper oversight
University officials caught and fixed an oversight involving a campus committee on biosafety.
Corn, soybean prices rally on Chinese demand, disaster in Iowa
As harvest begins, farmers are seeing some of the best commodity prices of the year.
China's corn crop hurt by storms, may raise U.S. import purchases
Expected production losses have pushed Chinese corn futures to a record high and stoked worries over supply shortages.
Farm aid tilts to Southern states, led by Georgia, GAO study finds
The findings by the nonpartisan watchdog agency supported some of the criticisms leveled at the White House and President Donald Trump by Democrats and advocacy groups.
University of Minnesota leads project to boost yield, uses of crop that could cut water pollution
The U is leading research effort into boosting production of Kernza, a new strain of wheatgrass.
Ethanol waivers become central issue in presidential battle for Minnesota farm votes
The issues heated up this week with three days of President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden.
Why fewer Minnesota dairy farmers are going out of business
New insurance programs and virus aid are helping improve "safety net" for Minnesota dairy farmers.
Cargill joins regenerative agriculture movement, sets goal for 10 million acres
Cargill says it can help farmers reduce risk in crucial early stages of regenerative farming practices.
Drought adds to agriculture problems in Iowa
Iowa, the biggest U.S. corn-producing state, is facing its most widespread drought since September 2013, according to its state agriculture secretary, Mike Naig. The drought…
Why Minnesota lumber prices are going through the roof
A do-it-yourself home-improvement and construction boom has sent the price of lumber skyrocketing, as sawmills and strand-board manufacturers, including in Minnesota, scramble to keep up with surging demand.
Judge rules Minnesota winemakers can use more out-of-state grapes
The court's ruling means more out-of-state grapes can be used in producing Minnesota wines.
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