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Heavier rainstorms in the last 10 years have made the Zumbro more volatile. The river is punching holes in berms up and down the valley, destroying crops and making the land more difficult to farm.
Many late-planted crops haven't reached maturity, and a frost could cut into profits.
Customs brokers paid bribes to help expedite rail shipments for the giant Inver Grove Heights-based ag cooperative, the company admitted.
Company in Argentina is scrutinized over its practices.
Ag chief tells Minnesota farmers that a deal on tariffs was close in April, but it fell apart.
In Minnesota, soybean exports have sharply declined. Pork and other goods may soon halt.
After spring planting delay, growers need crop to stay in ground as long as possible.
Timothy Skidmore has been with the cooperative for six years.
The wet spring prevented Minnesota farmers from planting on vast areas, and insurance will cover only part of the lost revenue.
The half-built Mesabi Metallics taconite mine must resume pumping water to restore flow of Oxhide Creek.