State Sen. Sean Nienow, R-Cambridge, said raw milk drinkers accept the risk of illnesses linked to the product in exchange for a product they say is healthier than pasteurized milk.
Heron Lake BioEnergy, a southwest Minnesota ethanol plant in financial trouble, has been given a two-month extension on its line of credit.
The snowy winter is costing the Minnesota Department of Transportation a lot of money for plowing operations.
As lawmakers look for places to cut spending, federal support for ethanol could become a tempting target. The U.S. Government Accountability Office says ethanol subsidies cost taxpayers billions of dollars and are not necessary.
Food prices are expected to rise as much as 4 percent this year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Meat prices will show some of the biggest gains.
Minnesota is the nation's fourth largest producer of wind energy, but a potential game-changing development in natural gas production could erode interest in wind power.
Right now, the spring flood outlook looks manageable, but city officials in the area say more snow, heavy rain and a quick melt could push the water far past what's currently forecast.
The orange colored state snow plow trucks have been out in force this winter and that's adding up to a big bill for clearing roads.
Dairy farmer Michael Hartmann of Gibbon in southern Minnesota is accused of selling contaminated raw milk that sickened 15 people.
Three GOP state senators are proposing legislation to legalize most sales of raw milk in Minnesota.
Minnesota moved up a notch in U.S. wind power rankings last year, increasing its wind energy production capacity 22 percent.
Nearly two-thirds of drivers could have more corn-based ethanol in their fuel tanks under an Environmental Protection Agency decision Friday.
Minnesota is lagging behind other states when it comes to creating new high-technology jobs, according to a new report out this week. The report calls for $20 million in state money over the next two years to address the problem.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says Michael Hartmann has ignored department and court orders banning the sale or use of hundreds of unpasteurized dairy products at his farm.
In the volatile world of farm commodities, all it takes these days is a little surprise to send grain prices a lot higher.