ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the federal Farm Service Agency will host a series of town hall meetings in northern Minnesota to explain state and federal programs that compensate farmers for livestock losses due to wolves, raptors and weather. 106 more words
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has confirmed an emerald ash borer infestation in Anoka County.
It says the destructive tree pest was found in an ash tree on private property in the city of Ham Lake. 110 more words
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
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is making $1.7 million in competitive grants available for applied crop research.
The department says the research needs to focus on improving agricultural product quality, quantity and value. 109 more words