Author Archives: Minnesota Farmers Feed US

Get Your Spring On: Lemon Cream Pie

Could Minnesota finally be climbing out of the deep and dark hole that was winter? While April may still bring snow, it’s time for us to banish cold-weather thoughts. It’s time for spring. No matter what Mother Nature throws our … Continue reading

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Following Family Footsteps

Want to know more about a typical dairy farm family? This one was named Minnesota’s Producer of the Year, but they’re not unlike most of the state’s dairy farm families. Meet the Krauses, from Buffalo. And while you’re at it, … Continue reading

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Earth as an Apple

Melting snow makes way for visible grass and soil! Soil is one of our most useful natural resources. From the soil we get food, clothes and materials for the houses we live in. Plants rely on the soil to provide … Continue reading

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America’s Heartland

Where else can you learn about Minnesota pickles, roses and dairy cows all in one place? America’s Heartland has introduced viewers to America’s farmers and ranchers since its first episode in 2005. The idea was a simple one – give … Continue reading

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Minnesota Agriculture Week

Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed March 23-29, 2014 as Minnesota Agriculture Week. The designation is an effort to raise awareness of the significant contributions agriculture makes to the quality of life of all Minnesotans. Dayton says it’s important to recognize … Continue reading

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Turkey Tetrazzini with Cheddar and Parmesan

This easy turkey dish is an all-in-one dinner solution the whole family will enjoy. Makes: 6 servings Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 60 mins Total Recipe Time: 1 hour 25 mins Ingredients Non-stick cooking spray 1 package (12 ounces) whole wheat penne pasta … Continue reading

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Award Winning Recipes Showcase Lean Beef

It took just eight ingredients for home cook Abbie Argersinger of Austin, TX to wow the judges and become the winner of the 2013 National® Beef Cook-Off contest, funded by the Beef Checkoff.  Argersinger’s Cali-Avocado Steak Salad – which included … Continue reading

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Isolating Animal (Human) DNA

What do strawberries, cattle, corn and sheep all have in common? These plants and animals, as well as all living things, are made-up of cells. Within each cell is DNA. This DNA contains genetic material that makes strawberry taste sweet … Continue reading

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Grants Help Minnesota Schools Offer Locally Grown Foods

More Minnesota school districts are able to offer locally grown foods to students thanks to Farm to School grants from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA).  More than $250,000 is being awarded across the state to fund Farm to School … Continue reading

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Looking for Comfort?

Groundhog Day came and went and Punxsutawney Phil sentenced us to at least six more weeks of winter, but don’t let that get you down.  Let pork help you get cozy with some comforting classics in the kitchen from soups … Continue reading

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