Katrina Pross


UMN farm to build community gathering space

The organic farm on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus is raising money to create an outdoor gathering space and expand its crop plantings this spring and summer. 

Minnesota farm income drops for fifth straight year

The data shows that among all farm types, about one third of farmers lost net worth in 2017. A decrease in income has been a problem for farmers since about 2013, and because of overproduction, high cost of equipment and changes in the international agriculture market, experts say the situation will not improve anytime soon.