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Minnesota State Fair admission prices are going up this year
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January 18, 2019
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Area farmers invest a great deal of time and money to make the best use of productive farmland. But their effort should include improving parts of fields that aren’t producing crops, a North Dakota State University extension agent said. “Get a plan, figure...
January 18, 2019 - 6:00am
January 17, 2019
Lone counselor for farmers faces long drives, longer call sheets
ST. PAUL -- Ted Matthews needs some help. The 71-year-old crisscrosses the state each week and is almost always on his phone. He's the lone psychologist...
January 17, 2019 - 4:54pm
January 14, 2019
Support for Trump may be softening but not ending among farmers
Farmers are used to playing the long game. Bad weather comes and goes, prices rise and fall, but they are a patient lot. So it is with their support for Donald Trump.
January 14, 2019 - 9:34am
January 9, 2019
Already reeling from tariff war, some farmers aren't receiving support checks amid shutdown
BASKERVILLE, Va. - The government check hadn't arrived, and John Boyd was out of seeds. So he left his family farm here in southern Virginia...
January 9, 2019 - 12:58pm
January 4, 2019
Farm fatalities on the rise: Ag industry ranked most hazardous in the US
DICKINSON, N.D. — There’s a surprising trend taking root in North Dakota and Minnesota — agriculture fatalities. Last month, a western...
January 4, 2019 - 3:51pm
December 20, 2018
Seasons of change: Changes in agriculture tied to changing weather as well as science improvements
GRAND FORKS — Before Sarah Lovas married her husband and moved from one fourth-generation farm to another, she recalled an exceptionally wet...
December 20, 2018 - 6:00am
December 17, 2018
USDA to release second round of trade aid payments to farmers
BISMARCK -- Farmers affected by the ongoing trade war with China will receive a second round of aid payments to help make up for price losses,...
December 17, 2018 - 5:28pm
December 13, 2018
Trump gets win as China makes good on pledge to buy US soy
China resumed buying U.S. soybeans, bringing some relief to farmers in Donald Trump's heartland as President Xi Jinping works toward a trade...
December 13, 2018 - 10:25am
December 8, 2018
Minnesota farmers learn to detect depression, embrace self-care
SAUK CENTRE, Minn. -- Central Minnesota dairy farmers on Friday, Dec. 7 joined a sobering discussion: how to detect symptoms of depression and...
December 8, 2018 - 7:27am
December 3, 2018
Schlecht: Making conservation work while chasing a lifelong dream
When my husband, Brandon, was little, his parents recall, he had a couple favorite indoor games. He’d shoot baskets on a miniature hoop, from...
December 3, 2018 - 7:00am
Report details efforts to rescue mother fatally pinned by hay bale
HENDRUM, Minn. — The Norman County Sheriff's Office has released more details of a farm accident last month that fatally injured a 28-year-old...
December 3, 2018 - 6:05am
November 27, 2018
Low yields, depressed markets take toll on southwest Minnesota farmers
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — A challenging growing season, depressed markets, increased input costs and China’s imposed tariffs on agricultural products...
November 27, 2018 - 9:28pm
November 23, 2018
Pinke: Back in the tractor one year after breast cancer
COLFAX, N.D. — For farmers and ranchers, there’s no time for getting sick. But just over a year ago, Colfax farmer and business owner Cara...
November 23, 2018 - 6:50am
November 5, 2018
New study finds manure better than inorganic fertilizer for crops
The objective of farming has remained nearly unchanged for generations — grow quality produce and find ways to increase yield. The means of achieving these longstanding goals remains in a constant state of evolution and innovation. Improving soil fertility is one area of research...
November 5, 2018 - 5:02pm
October 22, 2018
Commentary: Hear farmers complaining? Consider it therapy
If you spend much time around small town cafes, gas stations, bars, grain elevators and other gathering places, you've probably heard or been...
October 22, 2018 - 6:00am