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Iowa farm cooperative hit by ransomware

A ransomware attack has forced a cooperative of Iowa corn and soy farmers to take their computer…

MN Crop Progress

According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, scattered rainfall allowed 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork during the…

Minnesota Celebrates its Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resource Educators

Minnesota is celebrating in conjunction with National Teach Ag Day – a day dedicated to the agricultural…

Building a ‘Bridge’: Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council announces tire donation to youth nonprofit

MANKATO – Soybean oil is a component in a myriad of products, from food to fuel to crayons. But…

Meat, farm workers to get $600 grants in new $700M aid plan

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says workers on farms and at meatpacking plants…

Worth County 4-Her’s announced to State Council

AMES, Iowa – Forty Iowa youth are beginning their new terms as State 4-H Council members. These…

Corn Board Confirms Kelly Harsh as Director

The Corn Board recently confirmed Kelly Harsh of Ohio as its newest director. Kelly grows corn and…

Support Homegrown Renewable Fuels in Reconciliation Package

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Tina Smith (D-MN), and…

Minnesota Farm Bureau Continues Tradition at State Fair

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) State Fair exhibit continues tradition at the Minnesota State Fair, but…

Minnesota Corn and Soybeans Slightly Ahead of Average

Widespread rain events allowed 3.9 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s…

Minnesota Farmers Union full board opposes Cargill buying Sanderson Farms

ST. PAUL – Members of Minnesota Farmers Union’s full board voted to go on record in opposition…

Minnesota State Fair Youth Scholarship Recipients Announced

St. Paul, Minn. – The Minnesota State Fair has long been invested in the educational endeavors of…

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (August 2021) – With the return of the Minnesota State Fair comes the return…

Some rural bankers worried drought will threaten operations

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey of bankers in rural parts of 10 Plains and…

Dairy farmers eligible for pandemic-related assistance

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says help is on the way for dairy…