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Minn. Heat Waves Causes Farm Animal Deaths

Minnesota officials estimate more than 105,000 turkeys and up to 1,500 cattle were lost due to the recent heat wave.

07/23/2011

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Claims Process To Open For Hispanic, Women Farmers

The Farm Service Agency has set up a process to resolve claims by Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who say they were discriminated against when seeking farm loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

04/14/2011

Farming

Winter Aid Available For Minn. Livestock Producers

The Farm Service Agency is reminding Minnesota livestock producers affected by this winter’s harsh weather that help may be available.

02/15/2011

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Conservation Reserve Program Opens March 14

Signup for landowners who want to enroll in the Conservation Reserve Program starts March 14.

02/01/2011

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Review: Most Payments To Dead Farmers Are Proper

A 2007 report that the federal government had paid $1.1 billion in subsidies to dead farmers sparked an outcry and has been frequently cited by critics who considered the payments a blatant example of wasteful spending.

01/26/2011