'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.
'It's Been Stressful': Propane Shortage Adding To Difficult Harvest For Minnesota FarmersMinnesota is now one of eight states under an emergency declaration when it comes to propane.
US AG Officials Finalizing Rule To Let Farmers Legally Grow HempU.S. agriculture officials said Tuesday a rule that allows farmers to legally grow hemp will be finalized this week, a move that many states have awaited for months so they can begin widespread hemp production.
Some US Farmers Get Reprieve At End Of Challenging YearFarmers in major crop producing states whose planting was interrupted by wet weather are starting to rally, although a season that started poorly in some northern tier states is ending even worse.
Dairy Business Report: Land O' Lakes, Farmer CrisisFarm bankruptcies were all too common last year, Dairy Business reports.
'A Glimmer Of Hope': China Drops Plans To Impose Added Ag TariffsChina says it would not impose additional tariffs on U.S. pork, soybeans and other agricultural commodities.
U Of M Extension Now Offering Mental Health Resources For FarmersIt's been a trying time for farmers across the state. The weather, low prices and a trade war have made for a challenging past couple of years.
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.