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Minnesota Research Aims At Mountain Pine Beetles

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mountain pine beetle has devastated huge swaths of forest in the Rockies, and scientists fear the insects could threaten the majestic pines of Minnesota and states farther east someday. 682 more words


Minnesota's Gypsy Moth Population Drops

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — At least something good came out of the bitter cold of last winter — Minnesota’s gypsy moth population is down. 128 more words


Antioch Farms Chicken Recall [US]

US/Washington: Aspen Foods Division of Koch Meats recalls approximately 28,980 pounds of Antioch Farms branded Chicken due to possible Salmonella Enteritidis contamination, a serious health hazard. 312 more words


Pesticide ban on the table as state studies options to help bees

As Minnesota embarks on a study of a popular class of pesticides some studies have linked to bee deaths, the Agriculture Department says options under consideration will include banning the chemicals. 467 more words