At least 50 cows were killed in a barn fire in Spring Hill Township, Minn. early Friday morning.
Milk production is picking up across the country, but not so much in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
The owner of a dilapidated farm in northeastern Minnesota has been cited for animal neglect after investigators said they found half a dozen animals starved to death.
Two teenagers have been charged with cattle rustling in three Minnesota counties.
A state official says the 200 cattle that died in Portage County this month were stricken by a form of pneumonia that presents no risk to humans.
A West Fargo cattle auction is providing ear-tagging identification services for Minnesota cattle, after approval from officials in both states.
State agriculture officials say more than 100 dairy farmers have called it quits so far this year.