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Minnesota Farmers Plant 70 Percent Of Corn Crop

Favorable weather has helped Minnesota farmers catch up from a late start to get 70 percent of their corn crop planted. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s weekly crops and weather report for Minnesota says warm, dry weather gave farmers their best week for fieldwork yet this season.

05/21/2013

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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.

10/02/2012

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After Heat, 77 Percent Of Corn Good To Excellent

Minnesota crops continued to progress ahead of the average, even with record-setting temperatures last week.

07/10/2012

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Soybeans In Generally Good Condition Statewide

Soybeans across the state are in generally good condition, according to the first soybean condition ratings of the year.

06/04/2012

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Rain Puts Damper On Fieldwork Across Most Of Minn.

Wet weather put a damper on fieldwork across most of Minnesota last week. And while the rain was welcome in dry parts of northwestern Minnesota, it saturated fields in the southwest.

05/30/2012

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U Of M announces Top 10 Plants That Changed Minn.

The University of Minnesota has issued a list of the top 10 plants that have changed Minnesota and how its people live today.

05/30/2012

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Minn. Farmers Make Big Advance Planting Soybeans

Warm weather is helping Minnesota farmers make rapid progress planting soybeans.

05/21/2012

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Minn. Farmers Intend To Plant Record Corn Acres

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.

03/30/2012

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Minn. Farmer To Testify On MF Global Collapse

A Minnesota farmer told a Senate panel Tuesday he wants to know what became of $253,000 of his money that’s gone missing in the collapse of commodities trading firm MF Global Inc.

12/13/2011

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Warm, Dry Weather Speeds Minn. Soybean Harvest

Unusually warm temperatures and continued dry conditions helped Minnesota soybean farmers make significant progress on the harvest this past week.

10/11/2011

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Minnesota Soybean Farmers Make Rapid Progress

Warm, dry weather has helped Minnesota farmers make rapid progress on the soybean harvest.

10/03/2011

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Field Fires Keep Firefighters Busy Near Fairmont

Fire departments in southern Minnesota had their hands full as gusty winds whipped up fires through dried corn and soybean fields. At least a half-dozen field fires were reported early Thursday afternoon in Martin County.

09/29/2011

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Early Freeze Hurts Northern Plains Soybean Crop

Last week’s early frost and freeze in some pockets of the northern Plains halted the growing season of an already immature soybean crop, but farmers say the damage does not appear to be widespread.

09/21/2011

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Minn. Crops Showing Stress Due To Lack Of Moisture

Crops are starting to show signs of stress as Minnesota’s topsoil moisture continues to decline.

09/06/2011

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Hot, Dry Weather Helps Minnesota Crops Develop

In its weekly crop weather report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that 5.1 days were suitable for fieldwork last week, the second-highest number of the season.

07/05/2011

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