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February 6, 2015
Wolf bills would ban snaring, increase livestock fund
ST. PAUL -- A federal court recently outlawed Minnesota's wolf hunting and trapping seasons, but wolf supporters are not ending efforts to redraw state laws in the animals' favor. Three bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature on Thursday, including one that would require...
February 6, 2015 - 5:10am
January 30, 2015
Ranchers are howling over wolf ruling
Ross Genoch walks through his small cattle herd on a cold, clear January morning near Menahga. The cows, docile and trusting, approach him expectantly. “They’re hoping for a corn cob. Well, they get treated like pets,” he says with a smile. Genoch (pronounced guh no) raises...
January 30, 2015 - 9:00am
December 5, 2013
Livestock producers can apply for grants
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson announced that $1 million in grant funding is being made available to livestock producers in the state for on-farm improvements. The Livestock Investment Grants help farmers stay competitive and reinvest in their industry. The...
December 5, 2013 - 7:00am
July 10, 2013
Improvement grants for livestock farmers
Some $1 million in grant funding is being made available to livestock producers in the state for on-farm improvements. The Livestock Investment Grants help farmers stay competitive and reinvest in their industry. The 179 grant recipients to date have invested an estimated $55 million...
Business / business briefs
July 10, 2013 - 7:07am
December 8, 2011
Minnesota cattlemen happy bovine TB again controlled, reopening markets
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota cattle producers faced six emotional and financially challenging years, but now they celebrate a re-opening of markets...
December 8, 2011 - 9:00am
October 30, 2009
MDA livestock investment grant application deadline is Nov. 30
Minnesota livestock producers have until November 30 to apply for a Livestock Investment Grant through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Qualifying producers would be reimbursed ten percent of the first $500,000 of investment toward improving or expanding their livestock...
October 30, 2009 - 10:56am
September 27, 2009
Semi truck collides with cow herd, causing toxic mess south of Akeley
AKELEY -- A four-mile stretch of Highway 64 south of Akeley was blocked off early Wednesday morning after a truck driver carrying a vat of hydrochloric...
News / accidents
September 27, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
How to stop spread of cluster flies
Over the past few weeks, we have been fending off a bumper crop of large, often slow moving flies. These flies are known as cluster flies, a name that describes their habit of clustering in large numbers inside attics. Cluster flies develop as parasites inside the bodies of earthworms....
September 25, 2009 - 2:22pm
H1N1 flu scare hits pork industry hard
GRAND FORKS -- Even if nobody gets sick with H1N1 flu at Jim Gibbens' Hexagon Farms near Cando, N.D., the virus already has taken a serious...
September 25, 2009 - 9:47am
September 4, 2009
MDA grants for livestock producers now available
Minnesota livestock producers can apply for funding to offset the costs of improving or expanding their operations through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's (MDA) Livestock Investment Program. The program gave the state's livestock industry a much-needed boost when it was...
September 4, 2009 - 5:07pm
August 28, 2009
Flu virus unnecessary detriment to pork exports
In the last 150 years, the United States has become a dominant player in international agricultural trade because we have been blessed with abundant agricultural resources and talented, hard-working farmers and ranchers who produce more food than our 300 million people can consume....
August 28, 2009 - 2:57pm
August 14, 2009
Hugoson to host listening sessions
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson will take to the road this month to hear what's on the minds of farmers and others involved in Minnesota agriculture as he hosts a series of listening sessions in Fergus Falls, Roseau and Grand Rapids. The informal discussions typically...
August 14, 2009 - 2:46pm
June 25, 2009
Nevis pig race will decide Coleman/Franken Senate race
BEMIDJI - Minnesota's long-running U.S. Senate will be decided July 5 in Nevis. Republican Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken will see their...
June 25, 2009 - 12:48am
June 12, 2009
Minnesota still a great place to raise livestock
As a lifelong farmer, I know risk is always part of the job. However, the last few months have presented our livestock producers with a staggering set of risk-related developments. Some have been brewing for a long time, and others have come out of the blue. The bottom line is...
June 12, 2009 - 3:05pm
May 18, 2009
Pot-bellied pig at center of Akeley controversy
AKELEY - The city council here is all in a tizzy over a pig named Tilly. The Vietnamese pot-bellied pig received a brief reprieve last week...
May 18, 2009 - 11:19am