2015 Minnesota Award Applications

  Nominations Due: October 10, 2014  The Minnesota Pork Board is seeking nominations for the 2015 Minnesota Pork Industry Awards: Swine Manager of the Year, Distinguished...

Ignite the Spark – Farm Bureau’s Leadership Conference

The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) presents the Leadership Conference, January 23-24, 2015. This year’s conference, “Ignite the Spark,” will be held at Treasure...

China halts some U.S. pork imports over feed additive use

China has barred pork imports from six U.S processing plants and six cold storage facilities effective on Wednesday to enforce its ban on the...

IDEAg Announces New Farm Bureau Financial Services Media Center

The IDEAg Group, producer of the IDEAg Minnesota Farmfest and IDEAg Dakotafest, has announced the addition of the all-new Farm Bureau Financial Services Media...

New Legislation Would Stop WOTUS Rulemaking

  The Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 (H.R. 5078), introduced by Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.), has been approved by...

Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm

In the nation's agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world. It could be on track to become a...

Farm Bureau: Congress, Administration Must Unite on Immigration Reform

  During a Day of Action with events in Washington, D.C., and in more than 60 congressional districts across 25 states, the American Farm Bureau...

Young agriculture professionals attend three day conference

This year marks the 19th Minnesota Agricultural Ambassador Institute (MAAI). Thirty-three young adults representing 8 different agricultural groups from across Minnesota participated in the...

STATE OF MINNESOTA NOW REQUIRES ALL DIESEL FUEL TO BE B10

  Reducing greenhouse gas and increasing jobs, Minnesota cements its role among renewable energy leaders by becoming the first state to require the diesel fuel...

Fourth of July food by the numbers

Everything is big on the Fourth of July, especially our appetites. As you gorge on barbecue, watermelon and beer, consider these mind-blowing food facts as...