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Emerald Ash Borer Find Confirmed In Scott County

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Emerald ash borer has spread to another Minnesota county.

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture on Tuesday confirmed an emerald ash borer infestation in Scott County. 119 more words


Minnesota Takes Slow Route On Hemp, Frustrating Some Farmers

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Farmers anxious to grow hemp as part of a newly authorized Minnesota pilot project are expressing frustration after being told by state regulators that chance won’t come soon. 522 more words


Area farmers gather to teach folks about agriculture

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. – Farmers and other residents from all over the area came together in Blooming Prairie Monday.

The Southern Minnesota Land Use Expo took place from 10 a.m. 182 more words


Minnesota Raspberries, Blueberries Ripen For Peak Picking

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — If you love eating fresh fruit, you’ll love what’s happening at berry farms across Minnesota.

Farmers say they are seeing “outstanding” crops of blueberries and raspberries. 375 more words


July 1, 2015 ~ It's The Big Day!

Hi everyone! I’m so excited to finally be able to officially say It’s The Big Day! The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has posted the information for the cottage food requirements on their website. 237 more words

Important Updates

Hemp Welcomed Back Into Minnesota Crop Mix On Small Scale

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A once-banished crop could soon sprout legally again in select Minnesota farm fields: hemp plants that lead to oils, lotions, seeds, rope fibers and other industrial uses. 677 more words


Emerald Ash Borer An Expensive Challenge In Small Towns

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – On a warm spring night, Anoka County homeowners are indoors, spending an evening learning about an insect that’s invading their property.

“We’ve got 5 full-grown ash trees,” Jeff Kieffer said. 276 more words