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Minnesota 1 of 6 states to sue Department of Agriculture over school lunches

Six states and the District of Columbia have sued the Department of Agriculture, accusing the federal agency of weakening nutritional standards in school meals.

Warren, Klobuchar agree on breaking up Big Ag in Iowa stop

Democratic presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar expressed support Saturday for strengthening antitrust laws and enforcement to break up big agriculture monopolies.


Predicting spring planting season outlook, and discussing business startups

Group of farmers, investors and business owners converged on Music Man Square for Ag Ventures Alliance meeting


Fiddlehead Coffee Co. aiming to make a more sustainable Med City, partnering with the best chef in the Midwest

Fiddlehead Coffee Co. hired a James Beard Award winning chef onto their team. They plan to show the Med City what sustainable and healthy foods look, and taste like.

This year's snowy winter especially tough on Iowa ranchers

The weather has been hard for the state's $13.6 billion livestock industry, which leads the nation in pig and egg production.

USDA delays deadline for farmer aid to offset tariff losses

Farmers already reeling from low prices and uncertainty amid the nation's trade dispute with China are welcoming a decision to extend a deadline for federal aid because of the partial government shutdown.

Investors, farmers guessing as shutdown delays crop reports

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it must delay the release of key crop reports due to the partial government shutdown.

Warmer, rainier seasons predicted for the Midwest according to climate assessment

With more warmer and rainy conditions forecasted, farmers may have to change practices


Rochester to tackle invasive bug

They will be inspecting trees from November 1st through December 31st.


North Iowa farmers come together to help a family finish the job in a time of need

With corn and beans needing to be harvested, around 20-25 farmers from the area showed up to finish the job this week in Cerro Gordo County.

Year round E-15 benefits local farmers and businesses

“We would much rather be out there combining beans and corn,” Renner said.


Rain is hurting harvest season

Delaying harvest season is causing real stress for area farmers.

Winnebago Co. wind farm resolution one step closer to reality

Vote scheduled for the Golden Plains project tabled to next week's meeting

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