Recent content from Adam Belz
Farmers see record $40B in aid, but many uneasy accepting help
Farmers, who as a group disproportionately vote Republican and support President Donald Trump, are uneasy with being seen as on the dole. "Who wants to be dependent on government for everything? It just feels wrong."
Some snow is no big deal because Minnesota farmers were far ahead on this year's harvest
Soybeans are mostly in, and corn is way ahead of schedule despite the early cold.
Battle over southeast Minnesota dairy expansion drags on
The Land Stewardship Project was ordered to produce internal documents by Tuesday.
Farmland prices holding steady, maybe even ticking upward in Minnesota
The good soil is still selling for about $8,000 an acre in Upper Midwest.
Gene-editing research by Calyxt exec at U of M for a time lacked proper oversight
University officials caught and fixed an oversight involving a campus committee on biosafety.
Corn, soybean prices rally on Chinese demand, disaster in Iowa
As harvest begins, farmers are seeing some of the best commodity prices of the year.
Why fewer Minnesota dairy farmers are going out of business
New insurance programs and virus aid are helping improve "safety net" for Minnesota dairy farmers.
Why Minnesota lumber prices are going through the roof
A do-it-yourself home-improvement and construction boom has sent the price of lumber skyrocketing, as sawmills and strand-board manufacturers, including in Minnesota, scramble to keep up with surging demand.
Judge rules Minnesota winemakers can use more out-of-state grapes
The court's ruling means more out-of-state grapes can be used in producing Minnesota wines.
How Minnesota's biggest beef producer is weathering the coronavirus
The first tremors arrived with the lockdown of Wuhan. By March, restaurants were shutting down across the U.S., and beef prices had fallen by about a third.