The farm economy of the last few years has been difficult for farm families. The downturn doesn’t just affect the financial and emotional well-being of farm and ranch owners; it affects all family members – including kids.
The state’s new Groundwater Protection Rule (GPR) became effective today, June 24, 2019. The GPR will reduce the risk of nitrate from fertilizer impacting groundwater in areas of the state where soils are prone to leaching and where drinking water supplies are threatened.
Because of weather conditions, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has delayed a second treatment to eradicate a gypsy moth infestation in part of Chisholm until Tuesday, June 25. This is dependent on the weather at the time.