Minnesota Farmers Catch Up On Harvest Thanks To Dry WeatherMinnesota farmers are making up for lost time on the fall harvest, thanks to drier weather.
Dry Weather Speeds Up Minnesota Soybean HarvestDrier weather allowed Minnesota farmers to harvest over a quarter of the state's soybean crop last week alone.
Heavy Rain Means Slower Harvest Across MinnesotaRecent heavy rains have slowed the harvest for farmers in many parts of Minnesota.
Rain Dampens Harvest Of Small Grains, HayWet weather is hampering Minnesota farmers as they harvest small grains and hay in some areas of the state.
Farmers Still Assessing Damage After Storms In Northern, Central Minn.The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers are still assessing the damage after strong thunderstorms moved across northern and central parts of Minnesota last week.
USDA: Frost Had Little Impact On Minnesota Corn CropThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says the recent frost has had little impact on Minnesota's corn crop.
Warm Weather Allows Minn. Farmers To Make ProgressWarm and dry conditions in the past week have allowed Minnesota farmers to begin planting in earnest.
Farmers Struggling Financially Despite Record Crop YieldsDespite having record numbers in crops, farm income continued to decline last year and reached its lowest point in inflation-adjusted dollars in 20 years.
Gov. Dayton Scales Back Buffer Law After GOP ObjectionsGov. Mark Dayton is telling environmental officials to back off private ditches as they start enforcing a new law to boost water quality. Passing stronger requirements for so-called buffers between crops and waterways was a major flashpoint at the Capitol last year.
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.
Good Questions: Moths, Crops, Dog Days Of SummerEvery Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores moths, crops and the dog days of summer.
Hemp Welcomed Back Into Minnesota Crop Mix On Small ScaleA once-banished crop could soon sprout legally again in select Minnesota farm fields. Minnesota lawmakers have given a small nod to growth of hemp plants that lead to oils, lotions, seeds, rope fibers and other industrial uses.