ST. PAUL -- Organizations that benefit Minnesota fruit, vegetable, and other specialty crop producers can apply for the USDA block grants through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture by 4 p.m. March 10.

ST. PAUL — The extremely wet conditions of 2019 in Minnesota led to planting delays and an unprecedented number of prevent plant acres. Farmers needed to decide whether or not to plant a crop during or after the late planting date for crop insurance. 

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For decades, Steger was the person who helped farmers and landowners make the most out of their property. At the beginning of January, Steger retired from his soil conservationist position in Goodhue County.

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AUSTIN, Minn. – Farmers and agricultural landowners interested in planting cover crops on their acres can learn the basics of the conservation practice during the return of free workshops Jan. 22 in Austin.

ST. PAUL -- Improving the health and performance of horses are the goals of two equine conferences in early February planned for horse owners and professionals.

WILLMAR, Minn. — “Celebrating Agriculture,” the fifth annual Women in Ag Network conference will be Feb. 4 in Willmar at the Willmar Conference Center, 240 23rd St. SE, Willmar.

MANKATO, Minn. -- Bill Gordon has a slight confession to get off his chest: At first, he didn’t intend to join the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association’s board of directors. In 2004, the young father and Worthington farmer wanted to advance his leadership experience by applying to the Ameri…

ST. PAUL – The University of Minnesota Beef Team will host its annual Cow/Calf Days tour and trade show at 10 locations across the state in January, including five in southern Minnesota. This event has been held for 47 years and continues to be a leading information, technology, and research…

OWATONNA, Minn. -- Farmers, landowners and anglers can learn how to counteract the damage caused by extreme weather to soil and water during a program on Jan. 25 in Owatonna.

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. -- The Sustainable Farming Association's annual conference will be 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 8 at the College of St. Benedict here.

The University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center’s 2020 Winter Crops Day will be Jan. 17 at the outreach center in Waseca and at the Heintz Center in Rochester.