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Report: Rail Delays Cost Minnesota Farmers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Delays in railroad shipping have cost Minnesota corn, soybean and wheat farmers nearly $100 million and cut deeply into the value of grain still in storage at farms across the state, according to a University of Minnesota report released at an agricultural freight conference Thursday. 577 more words


Gypsy Moth Quarantine Imposed In NE Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has imposed the state’s first quarantine for gypsy moths.

The quarantine affects Lake and Cook counties in far northeastern Minnesota. 107 more words


Minnesota Strawberries Running Late By 2 Weeks

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The long, cool spring is expected to delay Minnesota’s strawberry season by up to two weeks this year.

However, the state Agriculture Department says Minnesota strawberry producers are forecasting a large, healthy crop. 109 more words


Gypsy Moth Spraying Set For Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is preparing to treat about 1,200 acres in Duluth to slow the spread of a gypsy moth infestation. 125 more words


Minnesota Company Recalls Some Cheese, Salsa

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says consumers should avoid eating certain cheese and salsa produced by Coon Rapids-based Parkers Farm Acquisition because of possible listeria contamination. 111 more words