Farm News

MN Crop Progress Continues Slowly

Despite the overall unseasonably cool weather throughout Minnesota, there were 4.5 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending June 23, 2019, according to USDA’s National Agricultural

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New Tariffs Could Hit Pesticides

The pesticide industry is asking the Trump administration to exempt its chemical imports from China from the potential $300 billion in new 25 percent tariffs the president is threatening to impose

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Drought at Record-Low Levels

A Farm Futures report points out that the typical weather-related challenges for farmers during each growing season is extremely dry weather. That’s not been the case this year because of rampant

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MN Cattle Numbers Down

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Minnesota for feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 130,000 head on June 1, 2019, according to the latest USDA, National

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MN May Egg Production Up

Minnesota egg production during May 2019 was 286 million eggs, up 4 percent from last month and up 7 percent from last year, according to the latest Chickens and Eggs report from the USDA’s

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