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Deadline extended for water testing cost reimbursement


Minnesota produce farmers now have until March 19, 2021, to apply for cost reimbursement associated with water testing for generic E. coli. Under a new Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) mini-grant program, farmers who paid for generic E. coli water testing between September 30, 2017 and Dec. 31, 2020 may be eligible for up to $400 to cover these expenses.  

Minnesota tiger tests positive for COVID-19 virus


A Minnesota tiger is confirmed positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, based on results from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories. The tiger lives at The Wildcat Sanctuary in Pine County, Minnesota.