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Planting Of Corn Crop Nearly Half Complete

Minnesota farmers continued planting crops ahead of the average — and Minnesota’s corn crop is nearly half planted.


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Good Year For Christmas Tree Crop

The official Christmas tree was delivered to the Governor’s Mansion on Summit Avenue in St. Paul Monday morning, but the governor isn’t the only one that will have a lush tree this year.


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Upper Midwest Wheat Crop Smaller Than Last Year

Wheat industry officials in the Upper Midwest say that in general, this year’s crop produced fewer bushels than last year’s, but quality was better.


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SweeTango Suit Settles In U’s Favor

A lawsuit challenging the University of Minnesota’s exclusive licensing deal for its hot-selling SweeTango apple is ending with a victory for the school and the cooperative that markets the new variety nationwide, although more producers will be able to grow the apple, representatives for both sides told The Associated Press on Monday.


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Warm, Dry Weather Depletes Minn. Topsoil Moisture

Minnesota’s topsoil moisture has dwindled for the eighth consecutive week due to the continued warm and dry weather.


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Minnesota’s Apple Crop Is Looking Good

Minnesota’s apple crop is looking good.


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Report: Minnesota Soybean Crop Condition Improves

A break in the rains let Minnesota farmers spend more time in their fields last week and the soybean crop improved.


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Late Blight Surfaces Again In MN, ND Potatoes

Late blight has surfaced again in potato fields in parts of Minnesota and North Dakota.


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Farmers Who Limit Losses To Get Insurance Refunds

The federal government proposed Thursday to reward farmers who use crop insurance and demonstrate good management practices that limit their losses.


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Minnesota Corn Harvest 97 Percent Complete

Unseasonably warm temperatures and dry conditions early last week have allowed Minnesota’s corn farmers to nearly complete the fall harvest.


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Grain Farmers Expect Good Year With Corn, Soybean

Stellar. Remarkable. Fantastic. Those are the words farmers and analysts use to describe the fall harvest.




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