By Don Davis
A soybean farmers from southwestern Minnesota and an official of a taconite mine in the northeast, and more than a dozen others, came to the same conclusion: Significant railroad delays throughout the Upper Midwest are hurting nearly everyone.
Bill Gordon, who farms near Worthington, told a joint Tuesday meeting of five Minnesota legislative committees that the state should consid...
October 01, 2014 - 9:37am
Outdoors with Sam Cook
After the first two weeks of Duluths city bow hunt for deer, hunters had registered 107 deer, according to the Arrowhead Bowhunters Alliance. Of those, 103 were antlerless deer. Last year at the same time, hunters had taken a total of 101 deer.
Last falls total harvest of 399 deer was 30 percent below the 2012 harvest, according to the ABA.
Were doing better than I thought wed be doing, said ...
September 30, 2014 - 7:22pm
It was a really big deal, at least in some circles, when genetically engineered wheat was found in an Oregon field on May 3, 2013. Even a lot of folks outside agriculture were interested in what the federal investigation would discover. Later, as often happens with issues that capture public attention initially, the investigation drifted off into obscurity.
But on Friday, the government agency...
September 26, 2014 - 8:53pm
Ag at Large
FARGO, N.D. -- Anticipation is rising for the Surface Transportation Board field hearing, scheduled to run all day in Fargo on Sept. 4. It is unclear whether participants had a very good night of sleep, as tornado warning sirens went off in Fargo at 4:30 a.m.
The STB witness list is long and includes 240 minutes scheduled, plus politicians who are able to hold forth at various times. If speake...
September 04, 2014 - 12:14pm