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September 3, 2018
Jenny Schlecht's daughter Kennedy feeds bottle calf Barbara Ann. Jenny Schlecht / Agweek
How many cows can you feed in half an hour?
September 3, 2018 - 6:02am
August 30, 2018
Iris Westman is the oldest living North Dakotan and thought to be the oldest living farmer, renting out her family farmland she still owns near Aneta, N.D. Photo taken on Aug. 24, 2018. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
'I still have a farm. Yeah, I am a farmer!' says 113-year-old North Dakota woman
August 30, 2018 - 11:25am
August 27, 2018
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Michelle Rook / Agweek
Soybean farmers to get $3.6 billion initially from USDA trade package
August 27, 2018 - 4:47pm
Peter Martens checks the level of spelt, a grain, that is flowing into a truck for transport at his family farm in Penn Yan, N.Y., on Aug. 15, 2018. Farmers say a drought, flooding, a trade war and a tightening immigration policy have led to economic woes that are forcing many to question their future. (Libby March/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Farmers to get $4.7 billion in first round of U.S. aid
August 27, 2018 - 4:05pm
Taylor Grussing, a cow-calf field specialist with South Dakota State University Extension in Mitchell, S.D., at a display at Dakotafest 2018,  stands next to an actual “preserved rumen” to be used to teach producers and others about the workings of the ruminant stomach system. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Dakotafest goers learn how 'bale wrap' can harm cattle
August 27, 2018 - 7:15am
Linda Bartholomew, a member of the Faulkton Area Arts Council and the Faulkton Area Development Board, stands in front of a mural painted by high school students in the community. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Rural communities find benefits in public art
August 27, 2018 - 6:17am
August 24, 2018
Andy Robinson, extension potato agronomist at both NDSU and the University of Minnesota, introduces a speaker during Thursday's Northern Plains Potato Growers Association (NPPGA) Field Day event at the Forest River Hutterite Colony near Inkster, N.D. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Potatoes would benefit from rain
August 24, 2018 - 7:09pm
The entrepreneurial Knochenmus families of the Balaton/Marshall, Minn., areas, are dwarfed by the new, 40-foot-tall Balaton Bay Reef building, part of their Tru Shrimp Systems Company LLC. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Fledgling shrimp industry launches Minn. center
August 24, 2018 - 1:23pm
After 30 years of dairy farming, Steve Cordes, of rural Henning, Minn., is giving up his cows in the face of low milk prices. Forum News Serviceplay button
With paltry dairy prices, Minnesota farmer prepares to milk his cows one last time
August 24, 2018 - 12:31pm
Anika Pinke, 9, packed a roll of toilet paper for a harvest combine ride with her grandpa recently. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Commentary: Don't forget the toilet paper during harvest
August 24, 2018 - 12:19pm
August 22, 2018
Agriculture department now taking AGRI grant applications
August 22, 2018 - 4:30am
August 21, 2018
First farm bill conference meeting set for Sept. 5
August 21, 2018 - 5:14pm
Judge determines WOTUS rule still in effect for Minnesota
August 21, 2018 - 3:41pm
August 20, 2018
Most cover crop mixes on Stoney Creek Farm consist of three grasses, three legumes and three brassicas. Grant and Dawn Breitkreutz plant cover crops during or after every crop. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Minnesota ranch looks to regenerate land rather than sustain it
August 20, 2018 - 11:16am
A 40,000-square-foot warehouse at the new Stone Mill LLC “west campus” is used to hold ingredients that have been purchased by customers but are awaiting shipping. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
'Simplicity is king': Stone Mill, partners ride wave of demand for clean, raw grains
August 20, 2018 - 7:36am
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