Wisconsin Public Radio reported that farmers in western Wisconsin have been visited by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents and warned they’ll be back, suggesting the possibility of sweeping raids that farmers say could weaken the local economy.
Dairy workers around Durand, Wis., decided to leave after rumors swept the community that ICE was in town.
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The Bismarck Tribune says a calf was born on Gerald Skalsky’s farm with the defect. Now the question is whether it was genetic or caused by something else.
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If there’s a fight over farming and freedom, it probably involves milk. Read more →
In a symbolic loss for the city, the owners of the last working farm prepare to auction pieces of it off. Read more →
How a $90 motorbike (and things like it) could transform Nigeria’s rural poor
The key to lifting the rural poor in countries like Nigeria may well be agriculture. Read more →
5 x 8: Here’s to the dreamers
It’s nice to have someone at least talking about innovation, a typical year on the Minnesota farm, Star Tribune’s warning about those New Jersey businesspeople, why has the number of women in the workplace stalled, and more Minnesota moments. Read more →