Agriculture

Leaders pitch waterways projects to senators; Groups seek $7.8M in state bonding

The Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee visited Austin as part of a southeast Minnesota tour. Read more | Add your comment

Hormel’s hunger efforts take a step forward

Hormel Foods Corp.’s hunger-fighting meat spread took another step forward and is going worldwide. The Austin-based meat packing company’s fortified poultry-based spread (FPBS), which was ... Read more | Add your comment

Farmers on the move: Prime October conditions have farmers nearing harvests’ end with strong yields, but prices are lagging

Farmers on the move: Prime October conditions have farmers nearing harvests’ end with strong yields, but prices are lagging

Though sporadic rain fell across the area Friday, Jack Bergstrom didn’t think it’d be enough to keep him out of the fields. But it wouldn’t ... Read more | Add your comment

LeRoy family part of MPCA’s 29 enforcement cases

Two LeRoy residents are among the 29 Minnesota Pollution Control Agency cases that led to fines in 24 counties. The MPCA fined Donald and Helen ... Read more | Add your comment

Prairie seed collection set for Saturday

Prairie seed collection set for Saturday

The Izaak Walton League will collect prairie seed Saturday to help students learn. The event will start at 10 a.m. at Mill Pond, north end ... Read more | Add your comment