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April 4, 2020
Ag Labor Crunch: COVID-19 Slows Foreign Seasonal Workers
COVID-19 is stopping some farmers from bringing in the foreign seasonal labor they need to help run their operations, through the H-2A Ag Guest...
April 4, 2020 - 8:30am
April 3, 2020
Klobuchar, Hoeven among several senators telling USDA farmers need help during COVID-19
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., are urging the Trump Administration to support rural America during the...
April 3, 2020 - 2:26pm
Farmers dumping milk, food service disruption has dairy industry leaders calling for help
Dairy industry leaders say federal help is needed to save the industry amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association,...
April 3, 2020 - 9:56am
April 2, 2020
Minnesota farmer killed in livestock accident
HOUSTON, Minn. — A farmer died Sunday, March 29, in a livestock accident at a farm in southeast Houston County. Emergency services responded...
April 2, 2020 - 10:22pm
April 1, 2020
Less corn and wheat, more soybeans may be in local fields this year, report suggests
North Dakota farmers plan to seed fewer acres of corn and wheat and more acres of soybeans this spring than they did in 2019, according to the...
April 1, 2020 - 7:00am
Rural internet's importance highlighted by coronavirus
Getting broadband internet access to rural areas has been a goal for rural advocates and service providers alike for years, but the COVID-19...
April 1, 2020 - 6:00am
March 31, 2020
Elevator managers plagued with problems are feeling the strain
ARVILLA, N.D. — The grain trade in the Upper Midwest seems bedeviled at every turn — unprecedented harvest woes, trade wars, and now a worldwide...
March 31, 2020 - 6:00am
March 29, 2020
For some farmers, this spring's work still includes finishing last fall's harvest
KEMPTON, N.D. — The March weather has been ideal for Kyle Funseth to get spring work done.Harvesting, that is.“It’s been as good a spring...
March 29, 2020 - 9:00am
March 28, 2020
School lunch delivery for rural students
When schools closed due to coronavirus, many schools started offering sack lunches for students. That's been a real challenge in small towns...
March 28, 2020 - 8:30am
March 27, 2020
Advocates and specialists still available to help farmers
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Farm advocates and rural mental health specialists with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture are still available to visit...
March 27, 2020 - 5:00pm
Auctions, sale barns adjust to coronavirus restrictions
Disease outbreak or not, people in agriculture still need to do business. Sale barns and auction companies are finding ways to continue operating,...
March 27, 2020 - 1:00pm
March 24, 2020
Minnesota company focuses on grain elevator safety
MANKATO, Minn. — While on-farm grain entrapment deaths have grabbed headlines this year, grain elevators are not immune to the same kinds of...
March 24, 2020 - 6:00am
March 21, 2020
Buyer beware: Rural residents warned of construction scams
Construction fraud costs farmer a lot more than expected on repairs.
March 21, 2020 - 8:30am
March 19, 2020
Canola acres could climb again
Canola was once a little-known Canadian import slowly gaining a foothold in North Dakota. Today, the crop is one of the state's most important,...
March 19, 2020 - 6:00am
March 18, 2020
Ag forecast: More 'churn' ahead
OLIVIA, Minn. — The profits in farming will belong to the best managers, while the least efficient will continue to struggle in the coming year. Michael Swanson, senior vice president and agricultural economist for Wells Fargo and Co., told shippers along the Twin Cities & Western...
March 18, 2020 - 7:00am