Locally Laid Egg Co. Gunning For Super Bowl BerthA local egg company has been named one of four finalists competing to have their ad played at this year's Super Bowl in February. Locally Laid Egg Company has already beat out thousands of others to get this far and now they need your help to get more votes.
Local Egg Company Clamors For Super Bowl Ad TimeAccording to the owners of Locally Laid Eggs, their chickens are known as athletes. Oh, and they're all named ‘Lola.’ The egg company is one of the finalists in a competition to win free ad time during the Super Bowl. The family farmers were in the Twin Cities Monday in an effort to get out the vote for the contest, which is sponsored by the software company Intuit. Owners Lucy and Jason Amundsen, along with their kids and the Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson, were celebrating the announcement at the Seward Co-Op in south Minneapolis.
Agriculture Dept. Wins Grant For Food SafetyThe Minnesota Department of Agriculture is getting federal help to more quickly trace contaminated food to grocery stores and other distribution points.
Farm Bill Leads Agenda For Minnesota Farmers UnionThe 2012 Farm Bill and farm policy lead the agenda for next weekend's Minnesota Farmers Union convention.
Minnesota Agriculture Exports Up $900 MillionThe Minnesota Department of Agriculture reports that Minnesota exported $900 million more in agricultural products in 2010 than the year before.
New Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Takes OverMinnesota's first new agriculture commissioner in 15 years doesn't expect major policy changes in his department even as the state struggles to plug a $6.2 billion hole in its next budget.
New Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Takes OverMinnesota's first new agriculture commissioner in 15 years doesn't expect major policy changes in his department even as the state struggles to plug a $6.2 billion hole in its next budget.