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Soybean growers will likely need a government bailout for a second year.
State's corn farmers still have time, but more rain is in the forecast.
Landscapers, pest control firms lash out at Minnesota bill that lets 4 cities enforce pesticide rules
Pest control companies oppose the bill, saying it would create a "crazy-quilt" of regulation.
Minnesota cattlemen's association says it's not sure "why this lawsuit is necessary."
Palmer amaranth proliferates quickly, can grow up to 8 feet tall and has a woody stem thick enough to damage farm equipment.
The trend is the same across the country. Since 2000, more than 64,000 dairies with fewer than 200 cows have closed. Over that same period, the number of mega-dairies — those with 1,000 or more cows — has more than doubled.
Mark Berg, 26, posted the video on his Facebook page with a note "To the Dairy Community, I know you are hurting, hang in there if you can."
Farmers were already worried the soil wouldn't be dry enough for on-schedule planting.
He turned a sleepy janitors' union into a potent political force.
Minnesota's farmers have made little money for several years, but their wealth is holding up because land remains valuable and in high demand.