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State Grant Money Available for Minnesota Livestock Farmers

Livestock farmers who are looking to expand their farms or make improvements are being encouraged to apply for state grant money.

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Farmers Bracing for Low Commodity Prices This Fall

Minnesota farmers are bracing for a tough year as commodity prices remain low.

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Cold, Precipitation Put Damper on Minnesota Spring Fieldwork

Below-normal temperatures and intermittent rain and snow combine to put a damper on spring fieldwork across Minnesota.

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Minnesota Farmers Have Sown Some Oats, Spring Wheat Already

Minnesota farmers have sown some oats and spring wheat, but the U.S. Department of Agriculture says cool temperatures and precipitation have limited any planting in earnest so far.

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Peter Ackerman begins to harvest his crops. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
Peter Ackerman begins to harvest his crops. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)
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Crop Prices May Not Reflect Record Harvest Farmers Are Expecting

Excellent weather conditions over the Spring and Summer has farmers already hitting the fields for the fall harvest. Area farmers are preparing for what could be a record harvest. University of Minnesota Extension educator Dan Martens says even with the increased productions, market prices still remain low.

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Recent Rainfall Grows Potential For Great Crop Yield This Fall

The recent rainfall this past week has been a good thing for central Minnesota farmers. University of Minnesota Extension educator Dan Martens says there is a lot of good looking crops around the state, which should help around harvest time.

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New Law Soon To Require Farmers To Add 50-Foot Buffer Between Crops and Public Lakes

A new state law is waiting for Governor Dayton's approval which will require farmers to install a 50-foot buffer between their crops and public lakes, streams and ditches. A conservation buffer is an area of permanent vegetation that helps control pollutants and manage other environmental concerns before they hit the water.

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Klobuchar Discusses Bird Flu With Minnesota Turkey Producers

Sen. Amy Klobuchar has been meeting with Minnesota turkey producers to hear their concerns about the bird flu outbreak, and says she plans to speak with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack soon to discuss the federal response to the crisis.

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Early Spring Has Farmers Hoping For Early Planting Season [AUDIO]

With winter hopefully at an end farmers are looking towards Spring and an early planting season. University of Minnesota Extension educator Dan Martens says with the recent mild temperatures some farmers have already started work in the fields.

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Caution Urged To Farmers Working On Big Corn Crop

Safety advocates are urging Minnesota farmers to be cautious around into storage bins and elevators when working on this year's corn crop.

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