Monthly Archives: October 2013

Celebrate October Pork Month

It’s October which can only mean one thing…it’s time to celebrate National Pork Month! Now is a great time to enjoy some fantastic pork recipes and thank the pig farmers that made it possible.

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Pumpkin Predictions

Fall is the time for harvesting, leaf-changing, and pumpkins!  This seasonal fruit has an important role in U.S. agricultural history.  (Yes – pumpkins are a fruit!  Anything that holds seeds is botanically categorized as a fruit.  Squash, cucumbers, and tomatoes … Continue reading

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Learn about Harvest Season at the Rochester Children’s Museum

Did you run out of time to make it to a real farm during harvest this fall? The Minnesota Farm Bureau (MFB) will be unveiling a new harvest exhibit at the Minnesota Children’s Museum – Rochester in November. The exhibit … Continue reading

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Soy to the World

Soybean harvest is wrapping up around Minnesota as farmers gather this versatile oilseed from their fields. One of the state’s most valuable crops, soybeans feed people and animals the world over. Minnesota is the third largest soybean producing state in … Continue reading

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Fiesta Pork Soup

With winter approaching now is the perfect time to try something new. Fiesta Pork Soup will be a great recipe to warm you up on a cold day. This recipe takes approximately 30 minutes to prepare and cook and will … Continue reading

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