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Tag: Agriculture

A Public Role in Rail’s Big Battles?
By Conrad deFiebre September 25, 2014
VIDEO: Bringing Fresh Produce to the Community
By Briana Johnson September 22, 2014
What’s the Buzz on Bees?
By Briana Johnson September 18, 2014
Naming Rights Reveal Importance of Farms, Food in Minnesota
By Lee Egerstrom September 17, 2014
VIDEO: Minnesota Apple Harvest
By Briana Johnson September 11, 2014
The Cooperative Response to Living on the Edge, and Frontier
By Lee Egerstrom September 03, 2014
VIDEO: TC Mobile Market
By Briana Johnson August 28, 2014
Finding New Keys to Land Ownership, Careers in Farming
By Lee Egerstrom August 20, 2014
VIDEO: Exploring a Hmong Land Cooperative
By Briana Johnson August 18, 2014
VIDEO: Feeding the Community Through Community Gardening
By Katie Lescarbeau August 11, 2014
VIDEO: Farmers Marketing Cooperative
By Briana Johnson August 07, 2014
Local Food Marketing within a ‘Stone’s Throw’
By Lee Egerstrom August 06, 2014
Applied Science Builds Minnesota from the Ground Up
By Lee Egerstrom July 16, 2014
Food Inflation Rising; Poverty, Hunger Hold Steady
By Lee Egerstrom June 18, 2014
Farm Bill 2014: What they got right and wrong
By Adam Bauer & Claire Hofius, Macalester College June 09, 2014
Discussion: Can Economic and Environmental Sustainability Live in Harmony on the Farm?
By Joe Sheeran June 03, 2014
Farmers Working to Address Complicated Water Quality Issues
By Kevin Welter, Guest Commentary May 30, 2014
For Good Soil’s Sake, Prioritize Composting
By Michelle Einstein, Macalester College May 28, 2014
Food, Farming, and Football Connected by Research
By Lee Egerstrom May 28, 2014
Runoff Elections: Cast Your Ballot for a Mightier Mississippi
By Wouter Hammink, Macalester College May 21, 2014
The Environmental Costs of Abundance
By Kira Liu, Macalester College May 19, 2014
Old Blueprint for New Way to Progress
By Lee Egerstrom May 14, 2014
Investing in MN’s Next Generation of Farms and Farmers
By Julian Thies, Macalester College May 14, 2014
Farmland Nearly Doubles in Last Five Years
By Lee Egerstrom March 27, 2014
Imperfect Markets, Imperfect Information and MN-grown Coconuts
By Lee Egerstrom March 19, 2014
Immigration Reform: The First Step in Saving Our Food System
By Anna Nassiff, Macalester College January 08, 2014
Organics Not Always as Green
By Annie Shapiro, Macalester College December 30, 2013
Contains Wheat, Soy, and Genetically Modified Ingredients
By Mitch Paquette, Macalester College December 24, 2013
Falling Farm Prices: A Call for Pause, Not Panic
By Lee Egerstrom December 18, 2013
Corporate Farm Law Protecting MN from Land ‘Bubble’
By Lee Egerstrom November 06, 2013
Big MN Movie Premier, a Cooperative Event
By Lee Egerstrom October 16, 2013
Shutdown’s Economic Perils in the Information Age
By Lee Egerstrom October 09, 2013
Farm Bill Food Fight: Who’s getting milked?
By Ron Goldser, Hindsight Community Fellow September 23, 2013
Video: What’s for Lunch?
By Briana Johnson September 23, 2013
Video: Made in Minnesota Going to Taiwan
By Briana Johnson September 18, 2013
Rural Communities Feel Neglected
By Lee Egerstrom July 17, 2013
Minnesota Scientists Warn of Food Shortages
By Lee Egerstrom July 10, 2013
Farm Bill’s Urban Benefits
By Lee Egerstrom June 27, 2013
Tuesday Talk: Why the Farm Bill Matters
By Joe Sheeran June 25, 2013
VIDEO: Community Grown for Target Field
By Ellen Roos June 10, 2013
From Lab to Table: We Need a Label
By Becca Cohen, Macalester College May 01, 2013
Delayed spring hurts growers, fresh produce customers
By Lee Egerstrom April 24, 2013
Late Winter Weather Mixed News for Farmers
By Lee Egerstrom April 17, 2013
Why Import When We Can Grow Local?
By Lee Egerstrom March 28, 2013
Tax Avoidance and Ag Boost Short-term Economics
By Lee Egerstrom January 22, 2013
Hearty and Hardy Thanks for Minnesota Research
By Lee Egerstrom December 27, 2012
MN Can Learn from Bad Iowa Subsidies
By Lee Egerstrom December 20, 2012
Minnesota’s Influence on the Coffee Trade
By Lee Egerstrom December 12, 2012
Post-Thanksgiving Drought Jitters
By Lee Egerstrom November 28, 2012
Minnesota’s Role in the Thanksgiving Meal
By Lee Egerstrom November 19, 2012
Reminders of What Government Does Well
By Lee Egerstrom November 07, 2012
Halloween, Pumpkins and the Minnesota Harvest
By Lee Egerstrom October 31, 2012
VIDEO: A Local Orchard Adapts
By Tom Niemisto October 04, 2012
History Signals Slower Recovery for Industrial Workers
By Lee Egerstrom September 19, 2012
Organic Growers Muscled Out
By Farmers’ Legal Action Group, Guest Commentary September 13, 2012
VIDEO: A city corn crop all farmers would celebrate
By Tom Niemisto August 27, 2012
Dysfunction Fails Farmers and the Hungry
By Lee Egerstrom August 22, 2012
Humphrey Bridge Over the Partisan Divide
By Lee Egerstrom August 14, 2012
Keeping Humphrey’s Policies Alive
By Lee Egerstrom August 13, 2012
Words of the Day: Food and Fuel
By Lee Egerstrom August 01, 2012
Feeling the Heat, Finding Feed and Food
By Lee Egerstrom July 18, 2012
VIDEO: Urban Farming Sprouts Youth Development
By Tom Niemisto July 02, 2012
VIDEO: Conservation in the Farm Bill
By Tom Niemisto June 04, 2012
VIDEO: Farming Gets Precise
By Tom Niemisto May 31, 2012
VIDEO: Conservation on the Farm
By Tom Niemisto May 28, 2012
A ‘Golden Age’ for Agriculture?
By Lee Egerstrom May 23, 2012
Urban Farming: Or, Old MacRybak had a Farm
By Sasha Hulsey April 26, 2012
Cultivating Energy Efficient Farms
By Shaun Daniel, Guest Commentary April 24, 2012
Rethinking the Farm Bill: Subsidies and Family Farms
By Wouter Hammink, Macalester College April 23, 2012
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Food Deserts
By John R. Van Hecke April 20, 2012
The Market of Food and Farmers You Know
By Doug Peterson, Guest Commentary April 18, 2012
VIDEO: Farming in the City
By Tom Niemisto April 12, 2012
Hope for Spring Crops: Grain, Oil, Currency
By Lee Egerstrom April 03, 2012
The ‘Farm Bill’ and the ‘99 Percent’
By Lee Egerstrom March 22, 2012
VIDEO: Food Policy Takes the Stage
By Tom Niemisto March 22, 2012
Losing Leaders in Rural Minnesota
By Lee Egerstrom March 13, 2012
Stakeholder-Shareholder Clashes Serve No One
By Lee Egerstrom January 30, 2012
Investment Stabilizes Minnesota’s Countryside
By Lee Egerstrom January 10, 2012
Raising a Stink: The Problem with Factory Farms
By Kelly Hardin, Macalester College December 19, 2011
Farmer-to-Chef Marketing an Important Food Chain Link
By Lee Egerstrom December 13, 2011
Made in Minnesota 2011: Fertile Ground for Minority Opportunity
By Lee Egerstrom November 15, 2011
Invisible Solution for Costly Problem
By Lee Egerstrom November 08, 2011
Current Policy Won’t Feed 7 Billion
By Lee Egerstrom October 24, 2011
Farmers, 1099ers and Multiplier Effects
By Lee Egerstrom October 11, 2011
VIDEO: Local Food for Local Schools
By Tom Niemisto September 26, 2011
Kitchen Table Conversations: FarmWise for Clean Water
By Tom Niemisto September 21, 2011
VIDEO: Rethinking Land Use for Biofuels
By Tom Niemisto September 19, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: My CSA Journey
By John R. Van Hecke September 02, 2011
VIDEO: From Laos to the Land of Lakes
By Tom Niemisto August 29, 2011
EcoCommerce: Another Way to Say “Pretty Good Business”
By Lee Egerstrom August 25, 2011
VIDEO: Concrete Beet Urban Farm
By Ben Hanson Tom Niemisto August 25, 2011
We’re Eating Our Seeds
By Lee Egerstrom August 16, 2011
VIDEO: Expanding Value Added in Swift County
By Tom Niemisto August 15, 2011
VIDEO: Roof-grown Meal
By Tom Niemisto August 11, 2011
Building a Healthy, Green Rural Economy
By Lee Egerstrom August 02, 2011
Ag Cuts Hit Everyone Hard
By Lee Egerstrom August 01, 2011
VIDEO: Fresh and Local on the Menu
By Tom Niemisto July 13, 2011
Federal Default Dwarfs State Budget Fiasco
By Lee Egerstrom July 13, 2011
Minnesota 2020 Journal: Dark Minnesota Days
By John R. Van Hecke June 24, 2011
Greening Rural Minnesota, One Acre at a Time
By Lee Egerstrom May 05, 2011