Farmers who raise organic crops will harvest a record number of acres this year as consumer demand for their production continues to grow.
The first obvious sign of the season-long flood is a perfectly level, three-foot high ring of dried mud on the machine shed’s siding. Nature put it there and, in time, will likely wash it away.
Upper Iowa Beef is a success story in the rough-and-tumble beef processing industry. The firm’s recent announcement that it plans a $7 million expansion at its Lime Springs. Iowa, facility promises a brighter future for beef producers in both Iowa and southern Minnesota.
Politicians, including Democratic presidential candidates, have been spreading the idea that union workers like their health insurance so much that it creates an obstacle for implementing Medicare for all.
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health and the state’s department of agriculture -– two agencies with differing missions but ultimately like-minded goals -– have been stiffly challenged in recent decades.
Independent family farmers are wedded to the water and the land. We understand that our fates are bound together. Family farmers are persevering despite under-priced grains and livestock.