In Response To Worsening Drought, Walz Requests Emergency Grazing On Conservation LandsGov. Tim Walz has requested emergency aid from federal officials to help Minnesota farmers and ranchers impacted by the worsening drought.
Dry Weather Could Impact Canning Production For Sweet Corn, PeasFarmers grow a lot of sweet corn and peas, but that production will likely be down this year.
Minnesota Farmers Relieved Over Weekend Rain, But Aren’t Celebrating YetMinnesota farms finally got the rain relief they’ve been waiting on for over a month and they’re seeing some immediate effects.
Federal Judge Pauses Loan Forgiveness Program For Farmers Of ColorA federal judge has halted a loan forgiveness program for farmers of color in response to a lawsuit alleging the program discriminates against white farmers.
Family Farm Recovers From Hail Storm With Hot SauceSeven months after a major hail storm, farmers in Southern Minnesota are still being affected by the damage. Sogn Farm in Cannon Falls took a major blow right before harvest as their pepper crop was destroyed. One of their vendors took the damaged goods and now the resulting product is flying off store shelves.
Walz, Flanagan Announce Relief Plan To Support Farmers & Producers Impacted By COVID-19Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan on Monday announced a plan to support agricultural producers, meat processors and farmers impacted by COVID-19.
40-Plus Farmers Pitch In To Help Harvest Man’s Field After Triple Bypass SurgeryHarvest season is a busy time for farmers. But in western Minnesota near the town of Milan, more than 40 farmers stopped what they were doing to help out a friend.
'They Are Full Of Passion And Energy': Sen. Tina Smith Pushing To Help Younger, Struggling FarmersSen. Tina Smith says she wants to help Minnesota farmers struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Millions Of Dollars Lost As Hail Storm Destroys Crops In Western MNThe hail storm was up to 60 miles long and six miles wide, and when it came to crop destruction it didn’t discriminate.
Walz Signs Bill Halting Foreclosures For Farmers Struggling Amid COVID-19 PandemicGov. Tim Walz has signed a bill that stops farm foreclosures until Dec. 1 for farmers struggling with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic who elect to take part in creditor mediation.
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.
'Our Farmers Have Never Stopped': Bongards Cheese Teams With USDA To Feed Families Struggling During PandemicA new federal program is helping Minnesota farmers get food on the dinner tables of families in need.
For Some Minnesota Farmers, Their Presidential Vote In 2020 May Come Down To BusinessFor them the daily struggle to stay in business is what drives them to the polls. For the past few years they've been dealing with rough weather and lower prices for their crops that make it tough to turn a profit.
Tony Evers Unveils Plan To Tackle Wisconsin's Farm CrisisWisconsin Gov. Tony Evers extolled lawmakers during his State of the State speech Wednesday to work together to address the state's farm crisis, calling a special session of the Legislature as part of a three-prong attack to tackle the problem that's seen a record number of bankruptcies and farmer suicides.
Iowa Farmers To Get $767M In Trade Assistance, Minnesota Farmers To Get $519MIowa farmers are set to receive the most government payments to offset damage from the U.S.’s ongoing trade war with China.