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.
'Sometimes You Suffer Together': Many Midwest Sugar Beet Farmers Endure Difficult HarvestIt's been a bitter harvest for many Minnesota and North Dakota sugar beet farmers.
'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.
Neighbors Band Together To Harvest Family's Crops After Farmer DiesThe video of the farmers’ efforts went viral online, as thousands of people showed their support.
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.
'We Are Mentally Exhausted': Muddy Fields Delaying Harvests For Minnesota FarmersAfter a wet planting season last spring, rain is impacting harvest for many farmers across the state.
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.
Rodger Slater, 74, Dies In Faxon Township Farming AccidentA man who was killed in a Faxon Township farming accident Tuesday was identified Wednesday as 74-year-old Rodger Slater of Eagan.
Gov. Tim Walz Visits 1st Minnesota Farm To Grow Hemp In DecadesAfter years of it being illegal to grow, Minnesota farmers can now grow hemp.
Alfalfa, Hay Farmers Still Struggling After Cold, Wet SpringAlfalfa is used for feed and bedding for dairy cows. Without a good crop, dairy farmers will likely have to pay more to feed their cows.
Wis. Farmers Say Wet Spring, Summer Rain Pushing Back HarvestFarmers in Wisconsin say a wet spring and summer rain is pushing back their harvest timelines.
Soggy Fields Leave Midwestern Farmers With Few Good AnswersSince Bob Worth started farming in 1970, this is the first year he's opted not to plant on most of his 2,300 acres near the southwestern Minnesota community of Lake Benton. It was a difficult choice, but one Worth said he felt obligated to make given the ducks that are swimming where his corn and soybeans should be growing.
Planting Woes Continue For Farmers Amid Wet Minnesota SpringOnly 35 percent of the state's soybean crop has been planted, eight days behind last year and a full two weeks behind the five-year average.
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.
Concerns April Snow Will Set Minnesota Farmers BackWestern Minnesota saw some of the worst of this snow storm. In Montevideo, residents once again woke up to falling snow.