Tim Nolte farms with his wife and children near Sebeka in the northern woods of Wadena County, and he's seeking permits for irrigation, but even the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources admits he "unfortunately" was singled out for an environmental study.
STEWARTVILLE, Minn. -- Landowners: Would you like to see soil-building practices on your rented acres but aren’t sure where to start? Farmers: Do you want to build soil on land you rent and are looking for ways to get support and understanding from the landowner?
MINNEAPOLIS — Farmers in northwest Minnesota need emergency assistance to deal with difficult — if not impossible — harvest conditions, Gov. Tim Walz wrote in a letter to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
RENVILLE, Minn. — A slow parade of trucks drove into the Clara City sugar beet station Friday, Nov. 1, to unload the tail end of a crop that has fallen far below average.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota farmers and manufacturers on the front lines of ongoing U.S. trade wars on Nov. 6 put a number to the financial damage to their businesses inflicted by U.S. tariffs on imports and split on the best path to eliminating them.
WILLMAR, Minn. — Handling the threadbare ledger with care, Charlie Haug points to the handwritten script documenting where his great-grandfather sold a brand new 1961 John Deere 4010 tractor from his Haug Implement business to a Raymond farmer named Harland Hauser.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota pork industry representatives last week announced the donation of more than 8,000 pounds of ground pork to Second Harvest Heartland, one of the largest food banks in the state.
A cold, wet planting season and a cold, wet harvest season has resulted in decreased tonnage and sugar content in the 2019 sugar beet crop.
The Forbords raise 150 head of grass-fed, half-blood Lowline Angus beef cattle on their 480-acre certified organic farm, located between Benson and Starbuck in southern Pope County.
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Farmers from across northwest Minnesota gathered in East Grand Forks on Tuesday, Oct. 29, to tell Gov. Tim Walz and his administrative staff about the unprecedented situation they are facing this harvest season.
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Emerging Farmers Working Group plans to meet in five cities around the state this fall to better identify the barriers farmers are facing and work toward solutions to remove those barriers.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $480,000 to fund a project to give farmers, ranchers and agri-businesses the tools they need to deal with economic and emotional stress brought on by the difficult farm economy.