U.S. EPA proposing temporary pesticide-free zones for honeybees

U.S. environmental regulators on Thursday proposed a rule that would create temporary pesticide-free zones to protect commercial honeybees, which are critical to food production and have been dying off at alarming rates.


Western U.S. drought might raise food prices

LOS ANGELES - An overwhelming majority of U.S. residents think the drought that has hit agriculture in the West will lead to increased food prices, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday.

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Minnesota dairyman says buffer legislation worrisome

Bruce Asfeld is one farmer who is glad Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s full plan to install 50-foot buffers on waterways everywhere didn’t pass the way it was proposed. Dayton unexpectedly vetoed the compromise legislation May 23, leaving more uncertainty about what the final law could stipulate.


A new crop of farmers ready to face the challenges

Alex Bata didn’t expect to be a farmer. Growing up in Adams, Bata was active in high school in “football, basketball, golf, student council -- everything I could get my hands on. I just didn’t think about farming.”

AgweekTV: Rain helps some growers, but costs others acreage and planting time

Recent rains have helped some farmers but delayed planting for others, NDSU’s cattle research complex boasts some high-tech features, and Ryan Taylor is back with more of his Cowboy Logic.

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