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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) by Dec. 11, 2020. This program provides direct relief to producers facing market disruptions and…


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Minnesota milk, meat, or poultry processors can access financial support to provide a safe environment for employees and customers during the COVID-19 pandemic through a new cost-share program from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). USDA- and state-licensed processors located…


Following a steep rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the Upper Midwest, both the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association and Minnesota Corn Growers Association have decided their respective annual meetings, originally set to take place in-person in Mankato, will now move to…


The Governor’s Council on Biofuels, established earlier this year, delivered to Gov. Tim Walz its consensus report on the steps needed to grow Minnesota’s biofuels industry and put the state back on track to meet ambitious renewable energy goals. Walz…


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Hog operations that were forced to depopulate hogs and turkey producers who marketed fewer liveweight pounds due to supply chain back-ups during the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for cost-share funds to recoup some of their losses. The Minnesota Department…


For much of election night 2020, the presidential race looked like a repeat of four years earlier. Until it didn’t. Polls showed in the days leading up to Nov. 3 a series of close races in battleground states, with Joe…


The conventional wisdom among Minnesota politicos heading into Election Day 2020 was the DFL was in a strong position to earn a clear majority in the state legislature. But an anticipated blue wave failed to materialize, and Minnesota’s urban-rural divide…


Tina Smith can finally stop running. After being appointed to a U.S. Senate seat in 2017 following the resignation of Al Franken, the former Minnesota lieutenant governor had to win a special election in 2018 to complete the final two…