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June 26, 2014

USDA federal order requires reporting of PEDv

Producers and veterinarians must report porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) and porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV), according to a new federal order from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

June 18, 2014

KARE-11: "Brokenhearted farmer donates $4 million farm to 4-H"

The love story of Curt Chergosky and Andrea Ruesch has now been heard around the world. Please watch "Brokenhearted farmer donates $4 million farm to 4-H," a "Land of 10,000 Stories" story by reporter Boyd Huppert. KARE-11 called the donation "a gift for the ages."

Prevented planting? Evaluating your options under crop insurance

Spring rains and flooded fields have delayed or prevented planting for many farmers in Minnesota. If farmers have multi-peril crop insurance and have not been able to plant by their crop's final planting date, they do have options.

June 17, 2014

Flood recovery and preparation resources available

University of Minnesota Extension offers extensive educational resources for residents hit by flooding and those in areas where flood threats remain strong.
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