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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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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

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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

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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

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