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After a poor wheat harvest in U.S., look for higher prices on flour and bread
Supply levels of wheat are at their lowest since 2007, and supplies of soybeans and corn were also down from year-ago levels.
Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford joins BlackRock's board
Ford joins a board of 18 people who oversee executives of the world's largest asset management firm.
Minn. farmer charged with collecting $548K in false crop loss claims
The fraud involved claims of crop loss due to "excessive moisture," the charging document read.
Roseville mushroom grower is 'farm family' of the year
Urban mushroom farm receives University of Minnesota Extension agriculture honor
Gov. Walz: 'We need to keep folks on the land'
Gov. Tim Walz and Ag Commissioner Thom Petersen announced a drought relief package for Minnesota farmers and livestock producers impacted by severe drought conditions during the 2021 growing season.
Gov. Walz announces $10M farm relief plan, but aid could get held up in political deadlock
Farmers say aid could help keep people afloat, and time is of the essence.
Minnesota farmers lack access to federal conservation dollars
Two Minnesota nonprofit organizations say farmers are trying to set aside more land for conservation, but federal help isn't coming as planned.
State sues big Minnesota egg producer, accusing it of price-gouging in pandemic
Minnesota joins other states in suing egg producers, but Sparboe and other farmers wonder if prosecutors understand economics.
After dry summer, Minnesota's harvest is underway and yields already differ
The dividing line appears to be right through the middle of the state, with the northern half enduring lower yields because of the lack of rain in the heart of summer.
Beef prices are surging, but processors are benefiting more than farmers
Four companies control processing and distribution of 80% of U.S. beef, a choke point that is drawing scrutiny from Washington.
Cargill establishes new carbon measures and money to farmers using soil health practices
Climate scientists, food companies and many farmers see the potential of a better soil health system, but debate how — or even if — large-scale farming can actually transition.
Ban on common insecticide will force Minnesota soybean farmers to find alternatives
Chlorpyrifos, widely used on soybeans, found to pose risks to children, fetuses.
Argentina restricts beef exports through October, seeking to halt inflation
Farmers are upset by the move. The nation is one of the world's leading exporters of beef.
China sees another rise in deadly virus among pig herds
An outbreak that began two years ago appeared to be in check but has surged again in recent weeks.
Birds Eye building huge vegetable processing plant in Waseca
It's the largest investment that food giant Conagra Brands has ever made in a production facility.
Cargill grain operation damaged by Hurricane Ida
Inver Grove Heights-based CHS also warned that its Louisiana operations will be affected because of the electricity outages.
Why don't farms water their crops at night?
Keeping fields properly watered is a complex challenge for Minnesota farmers — especially during this year's drought.
Tough summer for Minnesota sweet corn, but there will be plenty at the fair
Most of the sweet corn Minnesotans eat is from other states. Most of the sweet corn grown in Minnesota is processed for later consumption.
Returning Minnesota State Fair has full slate of ag programming
After a year off for the pandemic, the Minnesota State Fair is back with plenty of agricultural offerings.
Superior National Forest fire grows to 6 square miles
A new fire near Britt, Minn., within the Superior National Forest, started Wednesday.
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