ST. PAUL — A three-judge panel met to hear oral arguments in a lawsuit against the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Wednesday morning, and when a verdict is delivered, it could spell the end of a planned dairy expansion in Winona County. 

FARIBAULT — There's no handbook for managing difficult conversations with farmers, but the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and University of Minnesota Extension are working on it. 

Warmer temperatures in late June and early July have helped improve the crop conditions in some areas of the Midwest.

FARIBAULT — There's no handbook for managing difficult conversations with farmers, but the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and University of Minnesota Extension are working on it. 

FARIBAULT — There's no handbook for managing difficult conversations with farmers, but the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and University of Minnesota Extension are working on it. 

Warmer temperatures in late June and early July have helped improve the crop conditions in some areas of the Midwest.

Warmer temperatures in late June and early July have helped improve the crop conditions in some areas of the Midwest.