Ag Management Solutions, an agricultural service organization owned by the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association and Research Council, is debuting a new conference geared toward agriculture commodity transportation.
Efforts to improve safety on the farm started during the first legislative session with Sens. Nick Frentz and Rich Draheim introducing a bill that would appropriate money for an added safety measure in an existing grant program.
Minnesota Pork Producers Association held its annual meeting in Minneapolis last week, discussing less than ideal markets over the past year and preventative steps to take against the continued threat of African Swine Fever.
Unlike the previous farm bill, farmers are only locked into their coverage choice for two years in 2019 and 2020 and starting in 2021 it becomes a yearly decision, but farmers still face a tricky dilemma.
In 2017, the study found a 70% reduction in nitrate concentration after letting cereal rye grow from fall to spring, unfortunately the last two growing seasons, weather prevented good establishment of the cereal rye cover crop, which is recommended by those with experience in the practice.
Due to wet conditions in 2019 causing planting delays and delayed harvest, University of Minnesota Extension is looking to gain a broader understanding of the impact it can have on the two main crops in the state of Minnesota.
Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom provides free resources and professional development opportunities across the state that meet the K-12 academic standards and allowing teachers of all studies to incorporate ag literacy into the classroom.
Farmers gathered at the Hamburg Community Center next to the fire station to discuss current crop production and grain marketing information, including a program made to get producers higher prices for their product.
Darin Johnson of Johnson Farms and secretary for the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, welcomed Mike Bloomberg to their family farm in Wells to have a conversation with the democratic presidential candidate on what stressors they’ve been dealing with on the farm and in the community.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule establishing required renewable volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard program for 2020, but some organizations and producers said it falls short of promises made in the Oval Office.
Due to the continuous extensive impacts of weather events this year, the USDA is extending the deadline to enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage Program and the Market Facilitation Program to December 20.
The agreement between the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, and United States Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, brings new life to the trade agreement between Canada, Mexico and the United States, that before seemed to be standing in limbo.
The annual event hosted by GreenSeam and presented by Gislason and Hunter LLP, is bringing speakers of all ages to address hot topics in agriculture and the rural economy with the event title of “Navigating Perspectives.”