Farmers’ new normal

Minneapolis, September 29, 2010* — The Minnesota River near Jordan is expected to reach its fifth-highest crest at 32.7 feet on Tuesday. Jordan and much of the rest of southern Minnesota were hit with some 10 inches of rain last week—flooding houses, farm fields, and shutting down highways and bridges.

Perspectives on U.S. agriculture and carbon offsets

Minneapolis, June 14, 20101 — Agriculture has a real and significant role to play in combating climate change, both through reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions and through the ability of soils under certain farming systems to sequester carbon from the atm