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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
Tales from the 'Trailer Park': Randy and Mr. Lahey of the ‘Trailer Park Boys’ come to Bemidji
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
SHIPLEY: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
David W. O'Brien
James E. Daman
Raymond Jon Kraskey
Richard "Dick" Greenwood
PATT RALL COLUMN: Louie did not go gentle into that good night: Remembering Louis Marchand
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: When is a police shooting justified?
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
July 29, 2017
5 questions with ... Stacy Hadrick, agriculture advocate and rancher, Faulkton, S.D.
Q: What is your role in agriculture today? My passion is helping people in agriculture build their businesses and develop personally. Currently...
July 29, 2017 - 5:59am
June 26, 2017
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
FT. PIERRE, S.D. — Central South Dakota has had a bit of a rain revival, but many areas have back-slid into drought. Brothers Pete and...
June 26, 2017 - 6:54am
June 12, 2017
'Trial of a lifetime' plays out in tiny South Dakota town
ELK POINT, S.D. - In this rural outpost of just over 1,900 residents, a local college student has become a courtroom sketch artist, trailers...
June 12, 2017 - 9:33am
May 1, 2017
5 questions with ... Emily Glunk, extension forage specialist and assistant professor at Montana State University
Q: What is your role in agriculture? I didn't see myself in this career when I started grad school, and now I can't imagine doing anything else....
May 1, 2017 - 6:00am
April 28, 2017
Livestock advocates worry about appeals court ruling on feedlot operators
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Livestock advocates in the Upper Great Plains say it's too soon to know how a District of Columbia ruling that sided...
April 28, 2017 - 8:05pm
April 19, 2017
Trump vows to back U.S. dairy farmers in Canada trade spat
President Donald Trump promised to defend American dairy farmers who have been hurt by Canada’s protectionist trade practices, during a visit...
April 19, 2017 - 12:12pm
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.
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