Grain shipments still on hold as railroads struggle to keep up (07-04-14) -- Railroads have made some progress toward reducing backlogs and delays, but large amounts of grain are still waiting at rural Minnesota elevators.
Climate could burn economy (06-25-14) -- A group of prominent business and political leaders including Cargill Chairman Greg Page said Thursday that agriculture and other major sectors of the economy could face widespread disruptions from climate change in coming decades unless much more is done to reduce the risks.
New Farmhands: GPS, Drone, Bots (05-15-14) -- Zumbrota, MN - For Marty Amundson, farming is measured in inches, not just acres.
State urged to toughen pesticide controls (05-13-14) -- Seventeen DFL legislators rebuked the state Department of Agriculture late last week over its planned review of the controversial pesticides implicated in the decline in honeybees, arguing that the study should include the possibility of restricting or even banning them in Minnesota.
Another record year forecast for corn (05-12-14) -- ST. LOUIS — U.S. corn growers may surpass last year's record production despite lesser acreage devoted to the grain, but corn prices later in the year could edge lower, a federal report forecast Friday well ahead of an unpredictable summer.
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