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June 28, 2013
USDA: Wet spring won't affect predicted corn crop
June 28, 2013 - 3:25pm
May 10, 2013
USDA: Despite late start, record corn crop likely
May 10, 2013 - 10:00am
May 7, 2013
A farmer tills the soil Tuesday in a field north of Pennock. The unusually wet start to the spring is frustrating farmers across the Midwest who have so far been able to plant only a small amount of their corn crop. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Wet spring taking a toll on Midwest farmers
May 7, 2013 - 10:53pm
April 30, 2013
Tracks reopen after train derails in Blue Earth, Minn.
April 30, 2013 - 3:15pm
January 11, 2013
In this July 2012 photo, corn stalks struggling from lack of rain and a heat wave covering most of the country are seen in Farmingdale, Ill. AP Photo/Seth Perlman
Drought cut corn crop by about one-fourth
January 11, 2013 - 9:54pm
September 4, 2012
The former Minnesota Energy plant in Buffalo Lake began production in 1997 but was closed in early 2010 and remained idled until being acquired and re-permitted this year by Purified Renewable Energy LLC. Renville County is a national leader in the production of corn and once again is home to an operating ethanol plant with the reopening of the Buffalo Lake plant by Purified Renewable Energy LLC. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Ethanol production resumes at plant in Buffalo Lake, Minn.
September 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 25, 2012
Despite an extremely hot summer with little rain, the region's corn crop has fared well. Although there are pockets of under-producing crops, one area farmer projects the overall harvest of corn and soybeans will be on par with last year. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
West central Minn.crops largely escape drought
August 25, 2012 - 12:00am
August 18, 2012
West central Minn. ethanol producers enjoy benefits of local supply, efficient plants amid high corn prices
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 28, 2012
In this undated file photo, John Baumgartner of Olivia delivers a basket of steaming hot sweet corn to the kitchen at Nester Park in Olivia during the annual Corn Capital Days corn and bean feed. Tribune photo
No dent in the corn supply for annual Corn Capital Days in Olivia, Minn.
July 28, 2012 - 12:00am
July 26, 2012
Rob Ator, aviation manager for Fagen's Inc. of Granite Falls, will fly a Pitts S-1S bi-wing at Sunday's flight breakfast. The event is part of the Olivia Corn Capital Days celebration. (Submitted photo)
Special air show at Sunday's Olivia, Minn., Lions Flight Breakfast
July 26, 2012 - 8:46am
May 5, 2012
Planting in Minnesota continues around intermittent rain showers
May 5, 2012 - 12:00am
January 22, 2012
Olivia corn facility's safety efforts to be recognized
January 22, 2012 - 12:00am
January 20, 2012
Olivia corn research facility's safety efforts to be recognized
January 20, 2012 - 11:27am
January 12, 2012
USDA: MN 2011 corn yield was 156 bushels per acre, beans at 38.5 bushels
January 12, 2012 - 9:49am
December 3, 2011
U of M research helps growers narrow yield gap for corn
December 3, 2011 - 12:00am
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