STATE FAIR PODCAST! Dave Lee-Day 1 8-21-14Some of the highlights of an action packed Thursday...Thanks Mother Nature! Click the link above to listen back.
Could Farm Bill Lead To Higher Grocery Prices?The gridlock in Washington D.C. may soon be felt at a grocery store near you. While lawmakers are expected to vote on a budget deal on Thursday, it's a different bill that could really impact your wallet. If Congress doesn't pass a new farm bill by the end of the year milk prices could double.
Minnesota Cheese Fest Hits State FairgroundsWisconsin may be known for its cheese, but Minnesota lays claim to one of the country's largest locally produced cheese festivals. This weekend you can sample some of the best mozzarella at the Minnesota Cheese Festival on the State Fairgrounds.
MN Dairy Farmers Adjust To Declining Milk ConsumptionJanet and John Bremer are dairy farmers in Hastings, and have seen a lot of changes over the years. "When my in-laws first began this farm, there was only three cows -- we now milk 128 every morning and every night," Bremer said. The couple said they understand the decline.
More Than 100 Animals Killed In Barn FireMore than 100 animals, mostly cows, were killed in a barn fire in San Francisco Township early Tuesday morning.
Klobuchar: Cliff Bill Prevents Doubling Of Milk PricesIt looks like milk prices won't be going up. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar says the fiscal cliff compromise approved after midnight would extend the farm bill along with current prices for milk.
Tips For Getting The Best From Generic Brands It seems like we're all in the grocery store this time of year. And most of us buy a few store brands.
Without A Farm Bill Milk Prices Could SkyrocketWith dust clouds rising on another fall harvest, Minnesota's dairy farmers are getting swallowed up in it.

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