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Minnesota Farmers Union full board opposes Cargill buying Sanderson Farms

ST. PAUL – Members of Minnesota Farmers Union’s full board voted to go on record in opposition…

Minnesota State Fair Youth Scholarship Recipients Announced

St. Paul, Minn. – The Minnesota State Fair has long been invested in the educational endeavors of…

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (August 2021) – With the return of the Minnesota State Fair comes the return…

Some rural bankers worried drought will threaten operations

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey of bankers in rural parts of 10 Plains and…

Dairy farmers eligible for pandemic-related assistance

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says help is on the way for dairy…

Sanderson Farms Sells

With the price of chicken soaring, third-largest poultry producer in the U.S. is being bought for $4.53…

Minnesota Field Day to Focus on Growing Regionally Adapted Seed in the Midwest

Port Townsend, WA – Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) will co-host a field day at Riverbend Farm in Delano…

Klobuchar, Smith Announce Federal Disaster Relief for Producers in 18 Minnesota Counties Hit Hard by Drought

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina Smith (D-MN) said U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack…

Organic Food Has Become A Mainstay

  Organic food once was viewed as a niche category for health nuts and hippies, but today…

MFU applauds President Biden’s action to break up big ag

ST. PAUL – Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) President Gary Wertish today praised President Joe Biden for signing…



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