Some Farmers See Reason For A Positive Outlook This Planting SeasonFarmers know they can’t control the weather or a pandemic, but they can put themselves in position to capitalize when things do turn around.
Midwest Farmers' Loyalty To Trump Tested Over New Corn-Ethanol RulesWhen President Donald Trump levied tariffs on China that scrambled global markets, farmer Randy Miller was willing to absorb the financial hit. Even as the soybeans in his fields about an hour south of Des Moines became less valuable, Miller saw long-term promise in Trump's efforts to rebalance America's trade relationship with Beijing.
USDA: Corn Behind Schedule For Minnesota Crop FarmersThe USDA says only 56% of Minnesota's corn was planted-- and 10 days behind the five-year average. This compares to the five-year average of planting 83% of the corn.
Good Weather Speeds Up Minnesota Harvest Before RainMinnesota farmers took advantage of favorable weather early last week to make good progress on harvesting before rain moved in.
Wet September Has Farmers Late On HarvestA wet September with storms and severe weather means many farmers are getting a late jump on their harvest.
Crops Ahead Of Schedule As Fall ApproachesEven as the weather starts to cool, Minnesota's major crops are developing ahead of schedule.
Summer Heat Gives Boost To Sweet CornWhether you buy sweet corn in the middle of the city, or on the side of a country road, now is the time to get it.
Minnesota Farmers Making Planting Progress With Favorable WeatherAnother week of favorable weather has helped Minnesota farmers make good planting progress.
Minnesota Farmers Catching Up On Planting After Late StartThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says Minnesota farmers had 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork last week.
Following Wintry Spring Weather, Farmers Rushing To Plant CropsMuddy fields and frost in the ground have delayed the planting of spring crops. The situation has left farmers waiting and watching for the right time to drop their seeds in the soil.
Reality Check: State Fair Food By The NumbersWhat’s the favorite food of Minnesota State Fair-goers? It turns out we love the Minnesota classics.
Dry Weather Helping Minnesota Farmers With Spring PlantingMinnesota farmers are taking advantage of good weather to catch up on their spring planting.
Cool, Wet Spring Causing Farmers Serious Planting DelayCool temperatures and wet fields have cost Minnesota farmers more delays in planting.
USDA Says Minnesota Had Record Year In Corn, SoybeansFinal tallies from the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirm that Minnesota farmers harvested record corn and soybean crops in 2015. The USDA's final estimates are close to what the agency had been projecting for several months.
USDA Forecasts Record Corn, Soybean Crops In MinnesotaWith Minnesota's fall harvest nearly over, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has boosted forecasts for what were already expected to be record corn and soybean crops.