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Pest Found in Trees Near St. Paul’s Summit Avenue
The destructive emerald ash borer has been discovered in trees near St. Paul's historic Summit Avenue. The pests were discovered earlier this month. The area is three miles away from a previously infested spot in the St. Anthony neighborhood.
Minn. Regulators Investigate Central Minn. Farmer
Minnesota Department of Agriculture regulators are investigating a Freeport area farmer for allegedly selling raw milk and other food products illegally. According to a search warrant affidavit, Alvin Schlangen is believed to be selling raw milk from a south Minneapolis natural food warehouse and at…
Minnesota Grown Directory Turning 30 Years Old
The 30th anniversary edition of the Minnesota Grown Directory comes out in April. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says it began publishing the statewide directory in the early 1980s, long before the "buy local" trend became fashionable.
Minnesota Organic Conference Set For St. Cloud
Organic farmers and experts will be gathering in St. Cloud on Friday and Saturday for the annual Minnesota Organic Conference and Trade Show. According to organizers with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, the conference offers learning and networking opportunities for farmers new to organic …