NEW ORLEANS - It is nearing peak harvesting season for Louisiana crawfish, but a shortage of migrants to peel them is hurting the industry, largely because of a fight over foreign guest workers that has stirred fears Chinese imports will gain ground.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — With 55 percent of U.S.-grown soybeans making their way into the export market in 2008-2009, the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council has developed a program to show producers statewide just how their checkoff dollars are helping to fund international marketing programs.
SFY International witness dire need for lock and dam improvements
NEW ORLEANS, La. – Four years ago, the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council debuted the See For Yourself (SFY) program, geared to educate the state’s soybean producers on the path their crop takes once it leaves the field.
A Lake County, S.D., man this month shot a feral pig, an animal usually found in the southern United States. Chad Aker said the animal was first sighted about six weeks ago by farmers chopping corn for silage. Aker found the pig on his property Nov. 2 about 14 miles northwest of Madison, S.D., and brought down the animal with a rifle.
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