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Ash Borer Infestation Found In Olmsted County

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials have confirmed trees in Olmsted County are infested with the destructive emerald ash borer.

The state Department of Agriculture said Wednesday the county will join Hennepin, Houston, Ramsey and Winona counties in a state and federal quarantine to prevent the infestation from spreading. 96 more words

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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

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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

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