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November 17, 2017
Renville County, Minn., is turning to an eye in the sky for help with enforcing the state's new buffer law. The county board of commissioners approved a contract with Pictometry for enhanced, aerial images of the county that will allow staff to use computers to accurately measure the width of buffers. Forum News Service file photo
Eye in sky will help Renville County enforce buffer law
November 17, 2017 - 6:16pm
November 10, 2017
The Minnesota AgriGrowth Council hosted Steve Censky Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, less than a month into his term as U.S. Department of Agriculture deputy secretary. He is a Jackson, Minn., native. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Deputy USDA secretary comes home, says farmers need NAFTA
November 10, 2017 - 2:54pm
November 6, 2017
Grady Bakken runs an Amity Technology Single Disc Drill on his farm near Lignite, N.D. (Submitted photo)
5 questions with ... Grady Bakken, farmer, Lignite, N.D.
November 6, 2017 - 7:51am
October 28, 2017
Colten and Katie Gehring of Perley, Minn., raise novelty popping corn-on-the-cob, with their Farmers Gold Popcorn business. Photo taken Sept. 30, 2017, in Fargo. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Playing it by ear: Minnesota couple loving novelty popcorn business
October 28, 2017 - 9:54am
September 25, 2017
The impact of dicamba drift on fields won't be known until soybean harvest begins. (Michelle Rook/Special to Agweek)
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
September 25, 2017 - 9:58am
September 11, 2017
Wanda Patsche of Welcome, Minn., operates combine during harvest in the fall. (Submitted photo)
5 questions with ... Wanda Patsche, Welcome, Minn., pig, corn and soybean farmer
September 11, 2017 - 9:07am
August 26, 2017
Amy and Travis Steele, New Rockford, N.D. Submitted photo.
5 questions with ... Travis Steele, bison rancher and direct meat sales, New Rockford, N.D.
August 26, 2017 - 6:24am
August 21, 2017
Jon Timothy "J.T." Korkow, owner of Northwest Financial Consulting of Volberg, Mont., is one of few freelance ag credit advocates in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
August 21, 2017 - 6:45am
Jonathan Knutson
'Lip service' to soil health?
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
Having the courage to speak up on an issue or cause is your right and freedom. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Do you need a dose of leadership courage?
August 21, 2017 - 4:08am
August 15, 2017
Cory Kritzberger, operations manager at American Crystal Sugar Co. in East Grand Forks, is impressed with the quality of early loads delivered to the East Grand Forks facility on the first day of pre-pile harvest for the 2017 campaign. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Sugar beet harvest looks sweet: Pre-pile begins in Red River Valley
August 15, 2017 - 8:55pm
August 14, 2017
Ron McMartin Jr., president of McM Inc., a sprawling high-value specialty crop farm based at St. Thomas, N.D., says he has no plans of quitting farming, despite false rumors. He's endured rumors of financial collapse and even that he'd committed suicide. Photo taken Oct. 10, 2016, near St. Thomas, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Trevor Peterson)
Minn. lawyer appointed to gather assets in McMartin bankruptcy case
August 14, 2017 - 4:26pm
August 12, 2017
Businesses in Wishek, N.D., rely on local support to survive. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Buying local fuels communities
August 12, 2017 - 7:59am
Leah Johnson, millennial farmer and seed salesperson, Elbow Lake, Minn. Submitted photo.
5 questions with ... Leah Johnson, farmer and seed salesperson, Elbow Lake, Minn.
August 12, 2017 - 7:11am
August 4, 2017
President Zippy Duvall of American Farm Bureau said at 2017 Farmfest that his long-time friend, Sonny Purdue, will make a good U.S. agriculture secretary. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Early indications are farmers like Trump ag actions
August 4, 2017 - 2:06pm