Wildlife managers and conservation groups are concerned high crop prices will entice many landowners to let the CRP contracts expire and either farm the land themselves or rent the land for cropping.
Manitoba officials are preparing a ban on urban pesticide use that would likely be implemented next year.
USDA officials say the new plant hardiness zone map is the first update since 1990.
The University of Minnesota is responding to a growing interest in local food production by offering a Local Food College.
A play making the rural circuit seeks to answer a fundamental question for farmers with valuable land: Do they sell to the highest bidder or to someone who farms like they do?
The Minnesota Department of Transportation paying farmers to leave corn stalks stand along roads. The idea is to let the plants catch blowing snow before it reaches the road.
Thanksgiving dinner will cost about 13 percent more this year than last.
The University of Minnesota’s extension service continues to shrink. Citing budget cuts, the service plans to close regional offices in Fergus Falls and Hutchinson at the end of the year.
Fall is the season of the corn maze, and there’s a pretty neat one near Park Rapids.
University of Minnesota extension plant pathologist Dean Malvick says reports of the Gross’s leaf blight have increased ‘dramatically’ this year in the state