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September 27, 2016
Faced with budget cuts, UMD students get behind sustainable farm
University of Minnesota Duluth students are rallying to ensure a 30-acre farm that serves as their classroom stays intact during the coming academic...
September 27, 2016 - 10:21pm
September 24, 2016
Douglas County gets out in front of CAFOs
Douglas County isn’t waiting for a concentrated animal feeding operation to seek a siting permit in the county before taking a look at its regulations to ensure the environment and public health are protected. Earlier this month, the board approved a year-long moratorium on so-called...
September 24, 2016 - 8:20pm
September 19, 2016
Walker seeks federal aid for Northwestern Wisconsin farmers
Gov. Scott Walker is asking U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to issue a disaster declaration for Northwestern Wisconsin farmers who were affected by July storms and flooding. In a letter dated Sept. 15, Walker wrote that farmers in Ashland, Bayfield and Iron counties...
September 19, 2016 - 7:27pm
September 4, 2016
Former Northland greenhouse owners named 'Farmers of the Year'
EMBARRASS — Gary Rantala never imagined himself as an agricultural sciences teacher. And when he started growing plants in his basement...
September 4, 2016 - 10:00pm
August 26, 2016
Seeking to reverse pollinator decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide use
Seeking to reverse a decline in bees and other pollinators, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton issued an executive order Friday that limits the use of...
August 26, 2016 - 10:39pm
Bumper crop at UMD farm
On Friday, UMD’s Sustainable Agriculture Project began harvesting its largest crop to date — an estimated 30 tons of produce. The project consists of a 10-acre organic plot along Riley Road, near Jean Duluth Road. The produce — including zucchini, cucumbers, squash, string beans...
August 26, 2016 - 8:50pm
Lakehead Harvest Show continues this weekend
The 55th annual Lakehead Harvest Show opened Friday and continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Esko. While there are numerous displays and activities going on throughout the three-day event, the Pine Journal of Cloquet reported, they all have a common theme: to show...
August 26, 2016 - 8:49pm
August 16, 2016
Buffer debate continues in Minnesota farm country
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—Bruce Tiffany stood along a county ditch, corn well over shoulder high on each side. It was a clear summer late afternoon,...
August 16, 2016 - 8:32pm
July 14, 2016
House gives thumbs up to GMO labeling; bill goes to Obama
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed the nation’s first federal law that requires food distributors to label products that contain genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs. The House, which earlier this year approved a bill to ban mandatory on-package...
July 14, 2016 - 1:47pm
July 11, 2016
Northland strawberry farmers see bumper crop
After days in the field, Fred Erickson has come to the conclusion that this year's crop of strawberries could top all others. "If everything...
July 11, 2016 - 10:00pm
Locally Laid expands into berry business
A new berry farm with a familiar face is opening in Wrenshall this summer. Locally Laid Egg Co. is diversifying its business by opening a berry...
July 11, 2016 - 10:00pm
July 10, 2016
For nonfarming heirs who keep land in the family, managers can be an answer
Dave Butler doesn’t have a clue how to farm, and he has never lived on a farm. But his parents and grandparents owned a large farm, and Butler...
July 10, 2016 - 10:00pm
Japanese farmers worry about potential damage from Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal
FUKUROI, Japan — Rice farmer Takao Terada isn’t following the U.S. presidential election too closely. But there’s one issue that both Donald...
July 10, 2016 - 5:33pm
July 6, 2016
Klobuchar, Franken to support GMO labeling bill
WASHINGTON — Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota will support a compromise food labeling bill that, if passed and signed into law,...
July 6, 2016 - 8:48pm
July 2, 2016
Napa of the north? Bayfield family taking a risk, planting a vineyard for winery
BAYFIELD — On a hillside not far from Lake Superior, members of the Hauser family are venturing into what one expert calls “pioneer” territory:...
July 2, 2016 - 10:04pm