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  • Number of Minnesota Farms Dips by 300 to 73,300 in 2016


    02/19/2017 03:18 PM

    Minnesota has slightly fewer farms than a year ago but the ones that remain tend to be getting larger, following national trends.

  • Generic or Brand-Name Pesticides?
    02/17/2017 03:24 PM

    Farmers faced with a fungicide, herbicide or insecticide application have more than one option – particularly as more and more generic inputs enter the market. They typically cost less than their name brand counterparts. But are they really a better deal?

  • Senate Confirms Pruitt to Head EPA
    02/17/2017 01:14 PM

    The Senate narrowly confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, positioning the fierce critic of Obama-era climate rules to immediately begin undoing them.

  • Will This Climate Change Supercomputer Survive?
    02/17/2017 11:42 AM

    A new supercomputer in the top coal-mining state has begun critical climate-change research with support from even some global warming doubters, but scientists worry President Donald Trump could cut funding for such programs.

  • What This Land Value Survey Revealed
    02/17/2017 11:18 AM

    At the 2017 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, attendees got to see tons (literally and figuratively) of farm machinery. But that’s not all that was at the event, as Tyne Morgan, host of U.S. Farm Report, soon learned.

  • A Snapshot of How 5 Premium Proteins are Raised
    02/17/2017 08:02 AM

    Discriminating diners may willingly shell out for premium product, but it’s always nice to know what, exactly, you’re paying for. Here’s a peek behind the scenes at what goes into raising the animals that are destined to become some of the most luxurious ingredients in the world.

  • Trump's Contempt for Trade Deals Spurs Anxiety: What's Next?
    02/16/2017 06:51 PM

    Donald Trump is moving quickly to dismantle seven decades of American policy built on trade deals and multinational alliances that help fuel the U.S. and global economies.

  • Chinese Scientist Convicted in GE Rice Theft Conspiracy
    02/16/2017 04:52 PM

    A Chinese scientist was convicted on Thursday by a federal jury in Kansas of conspiring to steal samples of a variety of genetically engineered rice seeds from a U.S. research facility, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement.

  • Corn Might Lose Fewer Acres Than You Think
    02/16/2017 04:23 PM

    Some analysts think soybeans might gain up to 6 million acres at corn’s expense, but Mark Gold of Top Third Ag Marketing isn’t so sure.

  • Case IH Announces Next Wave of New Products
    02/16/2017 03:42 PM

    Andreas Klauser, president of Case IH, says his company's philosophy was on display at the 2017 National Farm Machinery Show, when it announced several new products and technologies.