"This highly sophisticated Organized Criminal Enterprise is based out of Miami, Florida and has been targeting beef and pork packaging plants in Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin," federal officials said.
Organic Valley will receive $25 million for its carbon insetting program and Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative will get $50 million for its project aimed at expanding climate-smart markets and establishing dairy and sugar as climate-smart commodities.
It’s been a busy summer for Carlson Ag Aviation of Wendell, Minn., and Wheaton, Minn., but the busy seasons of late July and August are coming up. Owners Boone and Charity Carlson bought the business from his father in 2010 and added the Wheaton location in 2020. Demand for aerial application will depend on crop prices and weather anomalies yet to come.
Jeremy Peterson, vice president and co-owner of Minn-Dak Growers Ltd., a Grand Forks, N.D., processor of specialty crops including buckwheat and mustard, says a new insurance for buckwheat and a color sorter for mustard are good news for growers of both crops.