Although only 3.5 days were suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, the U.S. Department of Natural Resources says small grain planting by Minnesota farmers is 3.5 weeks ahead of last year’s pace.
It started as a joke, an offhanded remark about granola between an Ely man and his wife. Eight years later, that joke has turned into a full time job and a company with a name you won’t forget: Crapola.
Do you exercise a lot but need a long time to recover from your workout? A new study suggests something you eat could help you recover faster. A University of Minnesota study found a compound in oats helped to stop inflammation after strenuous exercise for women over 50.
A boom in using trains to ship oil to Minnesota could cause a shortage at the breakfast table. The Wall Street Journal reports that Canada is months behind in grain shipments, as railroads have been shipping more oil instead.
The city of Shakopee is giving the all-clear after a plant explosion rocked the city south of Minneapolis.
Limited rain helped Minnesota’s small-grain producers make progress on harvesting while development of the corn crop is catching up to the averages.