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.
Bill Pushes To Boost Funding For Minnesota Crop ProgramA University of Minnesota research program that aims to develop environmentally-friendly alternatives to corn and soybeans could get an extra $5 million a year funding boost under a new bill.
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.
Corn Harvest 90 Percent Complete, But Still Behind ScheduleMinnesota farmers have now harvested about 90 percent of the state's corn crop as the season approaches its close.
Dry Weather Allows Farmers To Start Soybean HarvestParts of Minnesota have been dry enough lately to allow farmers to begin harvesting soybeans.
Warm Weather Helps Corn, Soybean Crops MatureWarm conditions this past week helped Minnesota's corn and soybean crops to mature and fueled a rapid harvest pace for dry beans.
With Planting Nearly Done, Minn. Farmers Want SunshineMinnesota farmers could use some warm, sunny days to speed crop development and get the last of their planting done.
Cold, Rain Hinder Minnesota Farmers' FieldworkA cold, wet week limited Minnesota farmers to less than three days suitable for fieldwork.
Minnesota Farmers Make Rapid Progress During Warm, Dry WeekWarm, dry weather across Minnesota last week let farmers get caught up on their planting — and then some.
Fall Harvest Mostly Over, But Some Still Finishing FieldworkThe fall harvest is over in much of Minnesota, but some producers are still hoping to finish out their harvesting and final fieldwork as weather conditions allow.
Minnesota Farmers Catch Up On Harvest Thanks To Dry WeatherMinnesota farmers are making up for lost time on the fall harvest, thanks to drier weather.
Dry Weather Speeds Up Minnesota Soybean HarvestDrier weather allowed Minnesota farmers to harvest over a quarter of the state's soybean crop last week alone.
Heavy Rain Means Slower Harvest Across MinnesotaRecent heavy rains have slowed the harvest for farmers in many parts of Minnesota.
Rain Dampens Harvest Of Small Grains, HayWet weather is hampering Minnesota farmers as they harvest small grains and hay in some areas of the state.
Farmers Still Assessing Damage After Storms In Northern, Central Minn.The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers are still assessing the damage after strong thunderstorms moved across northern and central parts of Minnesota last week.