September 28, 2020

Minnesota beans damaged after an early frost

JTS Farms of Fisher, Minn., was one of the farms getting into the specialty crop harvest. JTS includes Todd Sorenson, his son, John, his uncle, […]
September 9, 2020

Palmer amaranth found in 3 ND counties so far in September

But that’s no reason to be discouraged or to slack off in efforts against the weed, which can ravage crop yields, said Joe Ikley, North […]
September 8, 2020

Organic tackles 'existential threat' of climate change

The use of synthetic nitrogen, in particular, is a major contributor to climate change, Crabtree said. The report has a number of specific policy recommendations. […]
August 8, 2020

Farming the Saltless Sea: Duluth woman launches urban farm in Lincoln Park

Starr Brainard plucked tiny, white chamomile flowers off green stems with a fork. Nearby, other edible flowers — borage, Johnny-jump-ups and calendula — stood, ready […]
July 28, 2020

Halstad, Minn., now home to 'World’s Largest Sugar Beet'

The town of 600 has been there all along, about 33 miles north of Moorhead at the intersection of U.S. Highway 75 and Minnesota Highway […]
July 27, 2020

Minnesotans report receiving mystery seeds from China

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota is the latest state to report residents receiving unsolicited packages of seeds that appear to have come from China. Officials […]
July 20, 2020

Hmong farmers use Minnesota-grown roots to bolster the state's farmers' markets

The Yang family has been a vendor at the Rochester market for more than a decade, and grows all the products they sell in Chester, […]
July 20, 2020

COVID-19 markets force some cattlemen to scrimp on manure work

Bart Johnson, 55, of Revillo, S.D., owns Bart Johnson Manure Hauling Inc. He’s been a custom manure hauler for about 15 years. “The help isn’t […]
July 16, 2020

Princess Kay and butter sculpting to continue in 2020

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s 67th Princess Kay of the Milky Way will be crowned Aug. 12 at a private banquet for the 10 candidates and […]
July 13, 2020

Minnesota farmer creates blueprint for spotting and fighting for your own lane

Medicine Creek Farm is located on 160-acres of hay fields on the outskirts of the town of Finlayson, Minn, about an hour drive south of […]