Crop development is behind in southwest Minnesota. Chris Hill of Brewster says he didn’t start planting until May 5th, but he and other farmers in the area were finished by Memorial Day. “For the end of June, beans are behind. The corn is behind also,... Read More.
Two national brands are partnering with The Nature Conservancy to help fund a regenerative ag project in Minnesota. Leif Fixen is an ag strategy manager for the Conservancy and says Target and Hormel Foods are investing a combined $1.7 million to pay Minnesota farmers who... Read More.
The planting pace picked up across Minnesota last week. USDA’s latest crop report says with five days suitable for fieldwork, corn planting eclipsed 80 percent and soybean planting crossed the halfway point. Both paces are well behind last year and nearly two weeks slower than average. Spring... Read More.
The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows slight improvement for extended dryness in the Great Plains after a week of rainy weather. North-Central Kansas cattle producer Ethan Dickerson says conditions have improved, but his area remains in severe drought. “We’re probably about 10 to... Read More.