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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

California Salmon May be Moved by Truck

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... Full Story

Gas Prices May Jump from California Emissions Law

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... Full Story

Yellowstone: Bison Slaughters Done for the Season

posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:08 AM

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park ended shipments of wild bison to slaughter for the winter on Friday after almost 600 were removed in an effort to shrink the number of animals that cross into Montana during their annual winter... Full Story

BNSF Pledges to Get Caught up on ND Ag Shipments

posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:02 AM

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Farm commodity rail shipments are running nearly three weeks behind in North Dakota, but BNSF Railway Co. has promised to get caught up before summer, the state's U.S. senators said Wednesday. Republican Sen. John Hoeven... Full Story

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