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Dairy Farmers Losing Canadian Milk Markets, Fear Backlash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Canada has long been a steady market for Midwest dairy exports, but it appears the flow is about to slow.

That’s after a recent change in Canada’s milk pricing policy, which has a number of Minnesota and Wisconsin dairy farmers scrambling for new markets. 289 more words


Minn. Farmers Expected To Plant Less Corn, More Soybeans

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota farmers are expected to plant less corn and wheat this year.

There are surpluses of corn and wheat in storage in the U.S., so many farmers will grow soybeans instead. 62 more words


Dried fish warning in St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is issuing a consumer advisory.

It says dried, uneviscerated fish sold from the Shwe Karen Market of St. 87 more words


MDA Issues Consumer Advisory For Fish From St. Paul Market

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has issued a consumer advisory for dried fish from a St. Paul market due to concerns about botulism. 66 more words


March Updates

Hello everyone! If you are like me cabin fever has set in and I’m so happy to see spring on the horizon. Folks are getting ready for spring vendor events and soon opening farmers markets. 346 more words

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Gypsy moth to be targeted in Winona County

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Winona County will be the site this spring of a campaign against the gypsy moth.

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is planning aerial treatments to wipeout an infestation that was detected in the county in 2016.  78 more words


Happy New Year 2017!

Hello everyone! It’s a new year with new opportunities and a whole lot of hope that it’s a great one for us all!

2016 ended with a total of 1,973 registered cottage food producers in Minnesota. 735 more words

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