'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.
USDA Forecasts Record Corn, Soybean Crops In MinnesotaWith Minnesota's fall harvest nearly over, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has boosted forecasts for what were already expected to be record corn and soybean crops.
Minnesota Farmers Making Good Progress On Corn HarvestDespite a week of having the fewest days suitable for fieldwork in a month, Minnesota farmers continue making progress in the harvest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in the weekly Minnesota crop report only 5.3 days were suitable for fieldwork in the week ending Sunday.
Corn Harvest Ahead Of Normal In MinnesotaMinnesota farmers took advantage of ideal weather last week to double their progress in harvesting corn. According to the USDA's weekly crop report, Minnesota saw 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday.