Spring Wheat

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Minnesota Farmers Get Jump On Small Grain Planting

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.

04/13/2015

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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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Some Farmers Planting Spring Wheat In Warm Weather

Mike Bergeron started sowing wheat on his farm in northwestern Minnesota on St. Patrick’s Day. One week earlier, he was towing two of his daughters on a sled behind his snowmobile.

03/20/2012