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Report: Things Looking Up For Minn. Organic Farms

A new report says things are looking up for Minnesota’s organic farms.


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Mark Rosen’s Favorite Fair Food: Icy Cool Malts

This week, WCCO’s anchors are taking a look behind the scenes at how their favorite State Fair foods are being prepared.


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Milk Production Continues To Decline In Wis., Minn

The rate of milk production continues to rise nationwide, even as it slows in Wisconsin and Minnesota.


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Rising Milk Prices Milking Pocketbooks

Milk does a body good but it may not be doing the same for your pocketbook.


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Butter Sculptures Churn 100-Year State Fair Legacy

Life-size butter sculptures of everything from cows to space heroes and Hollywood stars are among the most beloved traditions of state fairs, drawing thousands of admirers each year from Iowa to Ohio and as far south as Texas.



Milk Production Continues To Lag In Wis., Minn.

Milk production has slowed down in Wisconsin and Minnesota, in part because dairy cows there haven’t been as productive.


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Wis. Senate Names Cream Puff Official Dessert

The state Senate has passed a bill that would designate a state fair staple as Wisconsin’s official dessert.



Dairy Princess Is Lactose Intolerant

Laurel Gordon of Washington state has been putting on a tiara to promote milk products the past two years as Grays Harbor County’s dairy ambassador.



Rate Of Milk Production Slows In Wis., Minn.

The rate of milk production continues to slow in Wisconsin and Minnesota, even as other states show moderate improvement.


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Proposal Makes Cream Puffs Official Wis. Dessert

Wisconsin’s official dessert would be the oh-so-sweet cream puff if a bill being circulated in the Legislature gets passed and signed by the governor.


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Milk Production Lags In Wisconsin, Minnesota

Milk production is picking up across the country, but not so much in Wisconsin and Minnesota.


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‘U’ Sells Artisan Cheeses, Dairy Staples

During World War II, Minnesota was named the bleu cheese capitol of the world, in part because of the University of Minnesota’s dairy industry.



Freeport Farmer Committed To Raw Milk Sales

A Minnesota farmer who’s under investigation for distributing unpasteurized milk says he’ll continue to do so, even if it means going to jail.



Rate Of Milk Production Slows In Wis., Minn.

Even though several states are increasing their rate of milk production faster than Wisconsin is, the Dairy State remains firmly in the nation’s No. 2 spot.


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Land O’ Lakes: From Concept To Dairy Case

Land O’Lakes isn’t a publicly traded company, nor is it a privately held corporation. It’s a co-operative, established 90 years ago by some 300 Minnesota farmers who had come up with a new way to make butter.



Farmer In Raw Milk Case Answers Contempt Charges

A court hearing is postponed for the Minnesota dairy farmer accused of contempt for selling unpasteurized milk to customers.



3 Senators Propose Legalizing Sale Of Raw Milk

Some legislators say it should be easier for Minnesota consumers to buy raw milk, a position that puts them at odds with health regulators and most of the state’s dairy industry.


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Minn. Company Trying To Buy Bankrupt S.D. Dairies

A company that operates dairies in Minnesota is trying to buy two bankrupt dairies in northeast South Dakota.



Milk Production Lags In Wisconsin, Minnesota

Although most milk-producing states had a good month last month, production lagged in Wisconsin and Minnesota.


Dairy Farm Disputes E. Coli Accusations

A southern Minnesota dairy farm is disputing allegations that its unpasteurized milk caused a recent E. coli outbreak.