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Mark Nov. 8 on your calendars
On Oct. 18, for the first time since reporting began in 1866, the federal government didn't issue a monthly crop production report. The report was another casualty of the government shutdown. But the...
10/22/13 at 9:23 AM Are you a fan of farmers markets? 6/25/13 at 8:12 AM
Food waste a problem, but how big? 6/5/13 at 7:44 AM
Let Freedom Ring -- Start with School Lunch
Well, so the election is coming up, or sort of happening, the excitement of an actual election day long watered down by a two or three or four-week voting "process." Somehow, it's just not the same th...
10/24/12 at 2:05 PM
This summer Time at the Table with the help of a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant will be working with the Mitchell YWCA and the Salvation Army teaching our Kitchen Kids program. Classes occur on Tues...
7/1/12 at 7:44 AM
Is the potato a major contributor to the American obesity epidemic? The United States Department of Agriculture seems to think it is, and is taking steps to almost completely eliminate it from the na...
9/27/11 at 7:35 PM
Pawlenty seeks farmer aid
Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants the federal government to provide low-interest loans to farmers in six northern Minnesota counties affected by wet weather in 2008 and 2009. Pawlenty sent a letter asking U.S. ...
9/15/09 at 9:56 AM Peterson wants USDA in charge 7/19/09 at 5:26 AM
Women picked for top 2 ag spots 6/29/09 at 10:49 AM