About 35 representatives of foreign governments spent a week touring farms, research sites and agribusinesses across Minnesota. Visits ranged from Hormel and soybean farms in the southeast to sugarbeet farms and processing in the Red River Valley.
A Halstad, Minnesota, family has created a business of producing early-generation potato seed for potato seed producers. The business is a two-generation effort, with numerous employees here on H-2A visas.
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AgweekTV Full Show: Seed potato company, climate smart ag, ag labor reform, Agweek Corn and Soybean Tour
This week on AgweekTV, we'll visit a unique, multi-generational seed potato company. The USDA unveils its plan to finance close to $3 billion worth of climate smart ag projects. Ag labor reform is being called for during an ag industry worker shortage. And our Agweek Corn and Soybean Tour continues.
Though the soybeans in Casselton, North Dakota, were planted later than normal, the crop appears to be doing better than anticipated.
Color of fruits and vegetables can be a cue to good nutrition.
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin, owner and founder of Regeneration Farms LLC, and founder and president of the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance, talks about what regenerative means to him, and how his experience farming in the Guatemalan rainforest informs his life today.
The state of North Dakota extended the deadline to Dec. 15, 2022, after it received no bids by the Aug. 15 deadline for the pipeline that would carry natural gas from east to west to existing and proposed agricultural manufacturing plants in Grand Forks.
Iowa-based Summit Carbon Solutions says its $4.5 billion pipeline project will help ethanol plants, including the Green Plains Ethanol plant at Fergus Falls, Minnesota, lower their carbon scores. The project aims to capture greenhouse gas emissions and pipe the CO2 to western North Dakota for underground storage.
The winter rye reduces soil erosion, suppresses weeds and soaks up excess moisture, the study conducted at the Carrington (North Dakota) Research Extension Center said.