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Worker who fell ill atop 150-foot elevator equipment in Eldridge, N.D., is rescued

December 9, 2010 in DL-Online

ELDRIDGE, N.D. Authorities here this morning rescued a man who fell ill while working on grain handling equipment 150 feet off the ground. Continue Reading

Feds target growing monopolies in big agriculture and food processing

December 9, 2010 in DL-Online

The workshop, led by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, focused on the margins at various levels of the agricultural supply chain. Featured were four panels composed of producers, academics and other industry stakeholders. Continue Reading

Organic farming going strong

September 24, 2010 in DL-Online

The number of certified organic farms and acres is on the rise in Minnesota according to a new Minnesota Department of Agriculture report.
The Status of Organic Agriculture in Minnesota report provides detailed information about the economic performance of organic farms, organic consumer and market data, environment and human health topics and an inventory of state and federal programs directed toward organic agriculture. Continue Reading

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