Reality Check: State Fair Food By The NumbersWhat’s the favorite food of Minnesota State Fair-goers? It turns out we love the Minnesota classics.
Dry Weather Helping Minnesota Farmers With Spring PlantingMinnesota farmers are taking advantage of good weather to catch up on their spring planting.
Cool, Wet Spring Causing Farmers Serious Planting DelayCool temperatures and wet fields have cost Minnesota farmers more delays in planting.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Roast Corn RecipesOf course one of my all-time favorite State Fair foods is the roast corn – but what can you do after the State Fair, to get those good roast corn flavors at home? Plenty says Dara!
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Roast Corn RecipesOf course one of the all-time favorite State Fair foods is the roast corn – but what can you do after the State Fair, to get those good roast corn flavors at home? Dara has her Top 5 right here!
USDA Says Minnesota Had Record Year In Corn, SoybeansFinal tallies from the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirm that Minnesota farmers harvested record corn and soybean crops in 2015. The USDA's final estimates are close to what the agency had been projecting for several months.
USDA Forecasts Record Corn, Soybean Crops In MinnesotaWith Minnesota's fall harvest nearly over, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has boosted forecasts for what were already expected to be record corn and soybean crops.
About 2,000 Have Filed Suits Against SyngentaAbout 2,000 farmers, grain handlers and corn exporters have filed lawsuits against Swiss biotechnology company Syngenta now that a federal judge has ruled their cases have merit to move forward.
Minnesota Farmers Making Good Progress On Corn HarvestDespite a week of having the fewest days suitable for fieldwork in a month, Minnesota farmers continue making progress in the harvest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in the weekly Minnesota crop report only 5.3 days were suitable for fieldwork in the week ending Sunday.
Taiwan To Spend $2.4 Billion On MN Exports Through 2017Minnesota has forged a multi-billion dollar partnership with Taiwan, as Taiwanese trade officials and business leaders signed agreement letters to buy agricultural products from Minnesota farmers.
Grain Surplus, Strong Dollar Could Hamper Record Growing SeasonAs a stiff, southern breeze shimmers a ripening field of soybeans, fall harvest cannot be far behind. This summer's growing season is about as close to perfect as it gets for grain farmers like Bruce Peterson of Northfield.
In Corn-Growing States, Tall Crops Pose Seasonal Road HazardThe broad leaves and thick stalks can stand up to 12 feet high, forming a wall of foliage that turns rural roads into long, narrow corridors of nothing but corn.