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White House plan targets methane emissions

posted on March 28, 2014 at 3:36 PM

The White House announced a wide-ranging plan Friday aimed at cutting methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, landfills and other sources, part of President Barack Obama's strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global... Full Story

Flu-like hog virus sweeping Indiana, US

posted on March 28, 2014 at 3:36 PM

A fast-moving virus that has infected hogs across half of the nation since it was first detected in the U.S. less than a year ago has become rampant in Indiana, agriculture officials say. Full Story

Calving season brings hope to western SD ranchers

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... Full Story

Energy boom spurs growth west of the Mississippi

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... Full Story

Minnesota farm income drop sharply in 2013

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. Full Story

Officials: Ice in Mississippi River delays traffic

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. Full Story

Political instability, weather spur wheat prices

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. Full Story

Minnesota's Legislative Auditor Calls For Greater Agricultural Oversight

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. Full Story

Program Aims To Help Flooded Upper Midwest Farmers

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. Full Story

Breakfast Foods Are Getting Pricier

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. Full Story

Wind Power Line Proposal Irks Some Midwest Farmers

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. Full Story

Virus Affecting Pigs On 25 South Dakota Farms

posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:15 PM

KELO-AM reports the virus has run rampant in Iowa and Nebraska. Full Story

Injured Illinois Farmer Guides Agriculture Safety

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. Full Story

UT Knoxville Gets $4.9M Obesity Prevention Grant

posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:02 PM

The initiative is called "Get Fruved," a term that alludes to fruits and vegetables. Full Story

Wisconsin Is The Big Cheese In Cheese

posted on March 21, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Swiss Emmentaler named world's best cheese. Full Story

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