posted on March 28, 2014 at 9:36 AM
Cattle ranchers discovered tens of thousands of dead animals in their fields last fall after an unexpected blizzard slammed western North and South Dakota, a devastating loss for their livelihood, but they're finding renewed hope as spring calving...
posted on March 28, 2014 at 9:25 AM
America's energy boom is fueling population growth west of the Mississippi River. Census Bureau data released Thursday shows 6 of the 10 of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas and 8 of the 10 fastest-growing counties are located in or near...
posted on March 28, 2014 at 9:23 AM
A new report says Minnesota farm income dropped dramatically in 2013 largely because of lower corn prices.
posted on March 28, 2014 at 9:11 AM
Barge operators say persistent ice in the Mississippi River is delaying traffic along the water by about a month.
posted on March 28, 2014 at 8:56 AM
Political instability in Ukraine —coupled with potential freeze damage to winter wheat in the United States and a deepening drought in some major wheat producing countries — are conspiring to significantly drive up wheat prices, economists say.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:34 PM
The report called for closer oversight by both the agriculture department and lawmakers, and legislation to mandate more transparency.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:30 PM
The funding is being made available through the Water Bank Program, which gives landowners annual payments over 10 years to protect wetlands and adjacent farmland.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:25 PM
While overall inflation remains low, the increases in food prices are forcing shoppers to search out deals and cut back.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:19 PM
Many landowners worry the towers and lines will reduce property values, get in the way of farming operations like crop-dusting and irrigation, and even create health risks for those living so close to high-voltage wires.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:15 PM
KELO-AM reports the virus has run rampant in Iowa and Nebraska.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:05 PM
Robert "Chip" Petrea who lost both of his legs while baling hay is now focused on agricultural safety.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:02 PM
The initiative is called "Get Fruved," a term that alludes to fruits and vegetables.
posted on March 21, 2014 at 2:57 PM
Swiss Emmentaler named world's best cheese.
posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:24 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Because of California's lingering drought, millions of young California salmon could soon be migrating to the ocean via freeways instead of the Sacramento River.
The Sacramento Bee reports state and federal wildlife...
posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:18 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees.
It's now poised to hit the pocketbooks of everyday...