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June 14, 2019
The Bayer AG logo sits on display behind silhouetted members of the management board during the company's annual general meeting in Bonn, Germany, on May 25, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Krisztian Bocsiplay button
Roundup is embroiled in cancer cases. Now its maker is putting $5 billion toward a new kind of weed killer
June 14, 2019 - 10:04am
June 12, 2019
Kevin Waslaski and his son, Logan, on June 3 were seeing the more common crucifer flea beetle (Phyllotreta cruciferae Goez) beetles on their canola, for which the seed treatment is more effective. The crucifer beetles iridescent blue sheen on the wing covers. They’re called “flea” beetles because they have enlarged rear legs that allow them to jump to escape, like fleas.  Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service / Agweek
Smoke in the air, eyes on the ground
June 12, 2019 - 7:30am
Katie Pinke had a mammogram May 9 from a mobile unit that travels to rural health care clinics. The results led her to needing additional screening and biopsies. Submitted photo
The Pinke Post: There is no shame in taking care of yourself
June 12, 2019 - 6:30am
June 11, 2019
Ben Pesek, general manager and owner of Kulm (N.D.) Service, says he has been able to retain much of the Titan Machinery team at Kulm, N.D., as he’s built a Kulm Service ag equipment service center. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
'Everyone's happy we're here'
June 11, 2019 - 7:00am
June 10, 2019
Flood waters surround Lock and Dam 17 on the Mississippi River as seen in an aerial photograph taken near New Boston, Ill., on June 7, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Hundreds of barges stalled as floods hinder Midwest supplies
June 10, 2019 - 12:45pm
June 7, 2019
A farmer works a field northeast of Mt. Vernon, S.D. Matt Gade / Forum News Service file photo
With industry hurting, officials stress hotline for farmers
June 7, 2019 - 11:48am
June 6, 2019
Highly problematic weed Palmer amaranth, right, looks like redroot pigweed, but may be distinguishable through multispectral imaging collected by a drone. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Precision ag research looks to drones to fight weeds, diagnose livestock
June 6, 2019 - 6:00am
June 5, 2019
Spring row crop planting across the United States has been slowed by wet weather. Herald file photo
Planting is pretty much a wrap in North Dakota, Minnesota
June 5, 2019 - 7:25pm
Jenny Schlecht
The Sorting Pen: Don’t dump your junk in the country
June 5, 2019 - 6:00am
June 4, 2019
Katie Pinke
The Pinke Post: Dreaming of possibilities for making sure kids are fed
June 4, 2019 - 6:00am
June 3, 2019
The wettest and wildest planting season farmers can remember
June 3, 2019 - 5:30pm
Mark Lyons, CEO of Alltech. Courtesy of Alltech
Ag conference speakers champion beef as way to feed hungry planet
June 3, 2019 - 6:00am
June 2, 2019
Freshly shorn alpacas gather in a pen at Frosty Ridge Alpacas Tuesday, May 21. Tyler Schank / Forum News Service
A furry family affair: Duluth couple manages alpaca hobby farm
June 2, 2019 - 8:20am
Matt Dixon (second from right) was recently honored after his farm achieved water quality certification. Also pictured are Cass Soil and Water Conservation District supervisors (from left) Tom Kuschel, Ken LaPorte, Jane Ekholm and Dave Peterson. Submitted photo
Cass County farm achieves water quality certification
June 2, 2019 - 5:00am
June 1, 2019
An employee walks with an Angus bull following an auction at Woodhill Farms in Viroqua, Wis., on April 13, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Moneyball for cattle is creating an American steak renaissance
June 1, 2019 - 5:30pm
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