China Trade Deal Welcomed By Minnesota Pork, Soybean FarmersMinnesota pork and soybean farmers call the trade deal signed with China Wednesday "positive" and "tangible progress."
'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.
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.
'We Need Help Now': Minnesota Soybean Farmer Speaks Out On TariffsBrad Hovel raises hogs, cattle and corn on his farm in Cannon Falls. His family also farms soybeans – one of the products caught in the crosshairs of the growing trade war between the United States and China.
Minnesota Fall Harvest Winds Down As Wintry Weather Sets InThe fall harvest is winding down in Minnesota as wintry weather sets in.
Good Weather Speeds Up Minnesota Harvest Before RainMinnesota farmers took advantage of favorable weather early last week to make good progress on harvesting before rain moved in.
Wet September Has Farmers Late On HarvestA wet September with storms and severe weather means many farmers are getting a late jump on their harvest.
Crops Ahead Of Schedule As Fall ApproachesEven as the weather starts to cool, Minnesota's major crops are developing ahead of schedule.
Trump Announces $12B Bailout For FarmersPresident Donald Trump announced a $12-billion bailout for farmers who are hurting from his escalating trade war over tariffs.
Minnesota Farmers Making Planting Progress With Favorable WeatherAnother week of favorable weather has helped Minnesota farmers make good planting progress.
Minnesota Farmers Catching Up On Planting After Late StartThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says Minnesota farmers had 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork last week.
Soy Bean Farmers Decry Trump's 'Trade War' With ChinaMinnesota farmers are not happy with how President Donald Trump’s “trade war” with China is going after Beijing retaliated Wednesday with the announcement of a 25 percent tariff on soy beans.
Restrictions Announced In Minnesota On Herbicide Dicamba UsageMinnesota has announced restrictions on the use of the herbicide dicamba for 2018 in response to complaints by soybean growers across the country that it harmed their crops this year.
Dry Weather Allows Farmers To Start Soybean HarvestParts of Minnesota have been dry enough lately to allow farmers to begin harvesting soybeans.
USDA Says Minnesota Had Record Year In Corn, SoybeansFinal tallies from the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirm that Minnesota farmers harvested record corn and soybean crops in 2015. The USDA's final estimates are close to what the agency had been projecting for several months.