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It’s A ‘Rush Hour’ Harvest With Crops Behind

It has been a challenging year for Minnesota farmers. Many got their crops in late, dealt with dry conditions in August, and are now working in wet fields this fall. You may remember that some parts of the state got more than a foot of snow in early May, which is prime planting time for farmers.

10/24/2013

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Rainy Weather Slows Minn. Corn, Soybean Harvests

Cool, wet weather has slowed Minnesota’s corn and soybean harvests in the past week.

10/21/2013

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Corn Crop Hindered By Wet Weather

Ed McNamara has been farming in Goodhue County for 36 years. As the old saying goes, he’s used to seeing corn knee-high by the Fourth of July. This year, he may not see it at all. “We’ve had wet periods but we’ve always been able to get a crop in. This is the first time that we’ve ever not been able to get the whole crop in,” McNamara said.

06/10/2013

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Minn. Farmers Wrap Up Harvest Ahead Of Average

Minnesota farmers are finishing the corn and sunflower harvests ahead of the five-year average.

10/31/2012

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Minnesota Harvest Nearly Complete Despite Rain

Minnesota’s harvest is nearly complete despite rain that has cut into time available for fieldwork.

10/22/2012

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Minnesota Projected To Harvest Record Corn Crop

Despite the drought that parched much of the rest of the country, 2012 is shaping up as a pleasant surprise for many Minnesota farmers who are expected to harvest record corn and sugarbeet crops.

10/11/2012

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Minn. Farmers Make Quick Progress On Harvest

Minnesota farmers continue to make rapid progress on corn and soybean harvests, thanks to dry weather.

10/01/2012

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Minn. Soybean Harvest Advances Rapidly

Minnesota farmers continue to make rapid progress on the state’s soybean harvest.

09/24/2012

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Minnesota Farmers Make Harvest Progress

Minnesota farmers continue to make progress on the corn and soybean harvests.

09/17/2012

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Does The World’s Vanilla Shortage Mean Pricier Ice Cream?

There is a vanilla shortage world-wide. Normally, you may not think much about that, but it could mean paying more for ice cream this summer.

04/04/2012

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Harvest Down By 15,000 Deer In 2011 Season

Fewer deer were harvested in the 2011 hunting season.

01/19/2012

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Minnesota Corn, Sunflower Harvests Nearly Complete

Minnesota farmers are nearly finished with the corn and sunflower harvests, thanks to continued dry weather.

10/31/2011

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Minnesota Sugarbeet Harvest Nearly Complete

Minnesota farmers made significant harvest progress this past week thanks to continued warm, dry weather.

10/24/2011

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Despite Rain Break, Minn. Rapid Harvest Continues

Minnesota farmers continue to make rapid progress on harvesting, despite a brief rainfall interruption.

10/17/2011

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Target To Stock Only Sustainable Seafood By 2015

Target Corp. plans to sell only sustainable and traceable seafood in its stores by 2015.

10/13/2011

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