Big Ag is Conquering Minnesota like a Noxious, Unkillable Weed

July 1, 2015 by Hannah Sayle, CityPages - Minneapolis - St. Paul.

Part IV: A Better French Fry, Will Consumers Buy It - Kristen Painter - StarTribune December 20, 2017

Factory farming divestment: what you need to know

March 3, 2016 by Tom Levitt, The Guardian

Interesting News Headlines:

  • Dodge County farm among many across region facing nitrate exposure  |  Post Bulletin
  • Despite nitrate studies, more data is needed  |  Post Bulletin
  • Nitrates: The canary in the coal mine and other concerns  |  Post Bulletin
  • Walz chooses Petersen to head state ag dept.  |  Agri News
  • Daley Farm gets approval from MPCA for expansion  |  Agri News
  • Year of the pig will be a pig of a year for China's hogs  |  Bloomberg News
  • Petition: Stop U.S. Taxpayer From Bailout Money from Going to Brazilian Corporation  |  Organization for Competitive Markets
  • Government Shutdown Curtails F.D.A. Food Inspections  |  The New York Times
  • Supreme Court declines to hear challenges to animal welfare laws, upholding caged hen and froie gras bans  |
  • Justice Department urges Supreme Court against hearing cage-free egg lawsuit  |  The New Food Economy
  • Juneau County lawsuit: Dairy companies knew they were contaminating groundwater, well  |  Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
  • Some steps to protect yourself from nuisance lawsuits  |  Farm & Ranch Guide
  • Start farm-succession planning early  |  Agri-View
  • Farm Bureau sues over Ramsey County township's restrictive animal feeding ordinance  |  West Fargo Pioneer
  • Water quality doesn't top 2019 state priorities  |  AgUpdate
  • Where Is the Pig Capital of the World?  |   Resource Watch
  • New Bill Would Require USDA to Buy American First  |  Organization for Competitive Markets
  • Smithfield shakes up management to move on from 'same old bacon'  |  Bloomberg News
  • China cracks down on swine fever cover-up  |  Bloomberg News
  • Federal judge rules Iowa's 'ag-gag' law unconstitutional  |  Times Bureau
  • Struggle with African swine fever continues  |  Iowa Farmer Today
  • Partnership helps farmers with farm health, water quality  |  Agri News
  • As Wisconsin farmers struggle, new effort aims to prevent suicide  |  Wisconsin State Journal
  • Organic price premiums dip as demand grows, choices multiply  |  (AP)
  • Academics across the country say agribusiness has outsize influence on their research  |  The New Food Economy
  • US academics feel the invisible hand of politicians and big agriculture  |  Environment  |  The Guardian
  • Iowa Universities' Air Quality Report Causes a Stir  |  National Hog Farmer
  • Applying manure to cover crops offers multiple benefits  |  Minnesota Farm Guide
  • Dodge County drafts new comprehensive plan  |  Post Bulletin
  • What Bud Light's corn syrup attack ads reveal about the troubled state of Big Beer  |  The New Food Economy
  • Bud Light - Special Delivery commercial  |  VIDEO
  • Report: Consumers want increased transparency from retailers and brands  |  Food Dive
  • Letter: Family farm are the backbone of North Dakota  -  Written by Mark Watne, President of the North Dakota's Farmer's Union  |  INFORUM
  • LSP sues state over Daley Farms' permit  |  Winona Post
  • Change, Resilience, and Hope in Rural America - Art Collen  |  Westminster Town Hall Forum
  • Letter-to-the-Editor: Daley Farms expansion threatens a lot of things, people  |  Agri News
  • Dodge County farm among many acrross region facing nitrate exposure  |  Agri News
  • Nitrates: The canary in the coal mine and other concerns  |  Agri News