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May 14, 2018
Saskatchewan food company sues USDA: Possible crack-down on imported organic corn
May 14, 2018 - 6:03am
May 4, 2018
Various food products whose labels boast their manufacture without genetically-modified organisms, in New York, Jan. 27, 2015. Non-GMO labels are proliferating on grocery shelves without any mandatory regulation or verification of what exactly the phrase means, particularly when used on products that would not normally be considered in need of the clarification. (Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Mandatory GMO labels are coming to your food
May 4, 2018 - 8:07am
April 24, 2018
Bio Corporation in Alexandria, Minnesota supplies animal specimens to classrooms around the country. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
Cruelty charges dropped against central Minnesota animal specimen company
April 24, 2018 - 5:36pm
April 23, 2018
39% of rural Americans lack access to rural broadband
April 23, 2018 - 6:00am
April 20, 2018
Then-Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty talks about a $34.4 billion budget proposal in 2007. Don Davis / Forum News Service file photo
Capitol Chatter: Pawlenty and his money back in politics
April 20, 2018 - 1:36pm
April 12, 2018
GOP proposes stricter work requirements for food stamp recipients, a step toward a major overhaul of the social safety net
April 12, 2018 - 1:43pm
March 29, 2018
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USDA projects increased wheat planting this season
March 29, 2018 - 7:51pm
March 21, 2018
Reader’s View: Make common-sense changes to food support that don’t tax taxpayers
March 21, 2018 - 11:43am
March 8, 2018
Kent Thiesse, a farm management analyst and vice president of MinnStar Bank of Lake Crystal, Minn., was one of the speakers on March 7, 2018, at the 111th Minnesota Grain & Feed annual meeting and trade show at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minn. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
How Minnesota's grain elevator operators plan to cope with higher risk
March 8, 2018 - 3:39pm
March 5, 2018
Thea O’Carroll, founder and CEO Yield Organic, a company that matches organic producers with markets, speaks Feb. 23 in LaCrosse, Wis. O'Carroll says 82 percent of consumers say they seek organics, but that American farmers could lose the market to fake imports which could undermine consumer confidence. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Outside forces: Organic producers sense doom if fake imports allowed
March 5, 2018 - 7:07am
February 22, 2018
Brandon Lipps is the administrator of Food and Nutrition Service and acting deputy undersecretary for USDA’s Food Nutrition and Consumer Services. USDA photo.
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
February 22, 2018 - 4:44pm
February 12, 2018
Forum News Service file
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
February 12, 2018 - 6:11am
January 15, 2018
Rural prosperity task force releases report, recommendations
January 15, 2018 - 5:19am
January 1, 2018
Report: N.D., Minn. farmers vulnerable to Cuba policies
January 1, 2018 - 5:50am
November 10, 2017
Rep. Kerry Gauthier of Duluth tells a 2011 House committee that he supports longer sentences for sex offenders. On Thursday, police released a report indicating he had been investigated on an allegation he had oral sex at a rest area with a minor.
Minn. Capitol Chatter: 2012 sex scandal came at a different time than 2017 allegations
November 10, 2017 - 10:50pm
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