Department Of Agriculture
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Minnesota farmers intend to plant an estimated 8.7 million acres of corn, up 7 percent from last year.
Triangular, purple kite-like contraptions placed in trees across the country are helping state and federal agriculture officials learn more about a deadly beetle that has killed tens of millions of ash trees in the United States and Canada and threatens countless more.
A report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers are cutting back significantly on the amount of soil and nutrients eroding from fields to the Great Lakes and neighboring waterways.
While a deep freeze has ended the growing season across parts of Minnesota, agricultural officials say they’re still trying to determine how deeply it will hurt corn and soybean yields.
Wisconsin’s wineries are hopeful that this year’s warm, dry summer creates a big harvest for grapes.
La Crosse County faces a quarantine on firewood and lumber after the emerald ash borer was confirmed in the southwestern Wisconsin county.
Minnesota crops developed quickly in the heat and humidity last week.
The development of Minnesota’s major crops has advanced significantly thanks to last week’s high heat and humidity.
The 30th anniversary edition of the Minnesota Grown Directory comes out in April.
Minnesota is getting over $8.8 million dollars in federal grants for conservation projects in the Mississippi River Basin.
Yard and Garden questions AND answers along with WCCO radio host Steve Thomson.