Corn Farming

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Minnesota has country's best corn crop in a drought-stricken season, USDA says

    SEE ALSO: - Minnesota's average low temperature rose faster than any other state's since 1970, says new study- Al Franken declares Minnesota sweet corn the best in the worldRemember all those corn cobs at the state fair last weekend? Well, Minnesota's corn crop is the strongest in the country, the U ... More >>

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    September 12, 2012
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    April 22, 2010

    Keith Ellison introduces bill to ban Atrazine

    ​It's Earth Day, and Rep. Keith Ellison is taking note by announcing that he's introducing a House bill to ban a herbicide that's long been the target of environmentalists: Atrazine. The news comes ahead of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Scientific Advisory Panel meeting next week tha ... More >>

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    April 15, 2009
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    April 1, 2009
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    July 18, 2008

    Midwest corn production vs. Gulf of Mexico ecology

    A dead zone free of marine life in the Gulf of Mexico is expanding rapidly, and scientists say corn production here is a primary culprit.

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2007

    The Evils of Ethanol

    It is a universal axiom of modern politics that no politician with presidential ambitions can talk honestly about the very real problems of the government's slavish promotion of corn-based ethanol. In the corn belt states, of course, it is impossible to talk honestly about corn-based ethanol if you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2007

    Revolving Door to Keep Spinning

    Minnesota's state Senate today failed to pass a bill that would have prohibited lawmakers from lobbying at the Legislature for one year after they leave office. The bill, which failed on a vote of 33-33, was sponsored by Roseville Sen. John Marty, faithful author of years of good-government legislat ... More >>

  • News

    December 10, 2003

    In Pork We Trust

    Coleman and Dayton partner up to bring home the bacon

  • News

    September 23, 1998

    Growing, Owing, Gone

    The farm crisis was supposed to be over a decade ago­when the TV crews packed up and the celebrities went home. But in places like Renville County, farmers have been harvesting hard times ever since.