A new report says Minnesota farmers are consistently among the biggest users of a major federal conservation program. The analysis by the Minneapolis-based Land Stewardship Project looks at the Conservation Stewardship Program, which rewards producers for good conservation practices on working farmland.
While it’s only May, some Minnesota farmers are already nervous about this year’s crop outlook. The weather has pushed planting back by weeks in southeastern Minnesota.
Minnesota farmers continue to make rapid progress on corn and soybean harvests, thanks to dry weather.
It’s no secret that it’s been a cool, rainy spring. But where most of us see wet ground, some Minnesota farmers see reduced yields.