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March 20, 2017
Minnesota townships burdened by road maintenance near livestock operations
ADRIAN, Minn. — Officials from several southwest Nobles County, Minn., townships have started to complain that the tax revenue livestock facilities generate often falls far short of the costs for road maintenance. Westside Township Supervisor Steve Ashby said the problem has...
March 20, 2017 - 2:00am
March 10, 2017
Oklahoma wildfires kill thousands of pigs at Smithfield, Seaboard farms
Wildfires devastated a Smithfield Foods Inc hog farm in Laverne, Oklahoma, killing at least several thousand pigs, company and local officials said on Friday, March 10. The exact number of swine killed in the Oklahoma fire, which began on Monday, was not immediately known. Smithfield...
March 10, 2017 - 6:56pm
March 7, 2017
U.S. Senate revokes Obama federal land-planning rule
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday, March 7, revoked a rule that aimed to give the public more input into federal land management decisions,...
March 7, 2017 - 4:14pm
U.S. reports low pathogenic bird flu outbreak in Wisconsin
PARIS - - The United States reported an outbreak of avian flu on a farm in Wisconsin, the second in the country in less than a week although...
March 7, 2017 - 1:31pm
September 12, 2013
MN offering $1M in grants to livestock producers
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is urging livestock farmers to apply now to take advantage of $1 million available for Livestock Investment Grants. The program helps eligible producers offset the costs of on-farm improvements. Qualifying...
September 12, 2013 - 9:17am
July 9, 2010
Peterson starts early on farm bill
Agriculture is one of the first major program areas to cut the federal deficit, says U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. Peterson, chairman of the U.S....
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2010
North Dakota drops TB testing regulation
The state of North Dakota on this week dropped additional testing requirements for most cattle entering that state from Minnesota and Montana. The more stringent testing remains in effect for cattle being brought into North Dakota from the Modified Accredited zone in Beltrami and...
June 26, 2010 - 12:00am
February 21, 2010
Cass County farmers get grants
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson has announced the recipients of the state's second round of Livestock Investment Grants. Fifty producers were selected to share $1 million in grants aimed at boosting the state's livestock sector. In Cass County, grant recipients were...
February 21, 2010 - 12:00am
November 29, 2009
Minnesota Farm Bureau sets top issues for 2010
Hot-button issues in 2010 for Minnesota farmers and ranchers include food safety, renewable fuels, greenhouse gas reductions, water quality and animal care. Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation delegates at their 91st annual meeting last weekend in Brooklyn Park passed those issues along...
November 29, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2009
Minnesota Turkey Growers Hunger Solutions Minnesota
Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson wrestles with a turkey, bringing attention to the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association gift of 24,000 pounds...
November 25, 2009 - 12:00am
October 11, 2009
Wilde ranked third in state for Angus registration
Wayne Wilde of Shevlin is ranked registering the most Angus beef cattle in Minnesota, having recorded 217 head of Angus with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2009, which ended Sept. 30, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association. Angus breeders...
October 11, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
Senators seek aid for hog, dairy farmers
Measures to help hog and dairy producers were sought this week by both of Minnesota's senators. U.S. Sen. Al Franken, DFL-Minn., and U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., were joined Thursday by 23 other senators in requesting U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack buy $100 million of...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
September 10, 2009
North Dakota driver injured in cow-car accident
At 10:39 p.m. Wednesday, Schuyler J. Watchorn, 25, of Walcott, N.D., was driving a 2006 Dodge Caravan west on U.S. Highway 2 near the Bagley Livestock Exchange. According to the Minnesota State Patrol in Thief River Falls, Watchorn pulled into the livestock yard and struck a cow....
September 10, 2009 - 9:58am
September 9, 2009
Bemidji City Council: Chickens given 24 hours
The health of a Bemidji resident was paramount. The Bemidji City Council on Tuesday voted 4-2 to require Sam Kvale to remove his flock of 100...
September 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 6, 2009
City Council to consider chickens
The fate of 100 chickens will be decided by the Bemidji City Council Tuesday. The chickens, raised within the city limits, will be slaughtered despite the outcome of Tuesday's council meeting. The council has been asked to consider a request from property owners who had been told...
September 6, 2009 - 12:00am