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August 2, 2017
Chikao Umezawa, head of JA Kisarazu-shi, shows Super Monster Wolf in Kisarazu, Japan. Japan News photo
Robot wolf helps scare wildlife away from farmers' crops
August 2, 2017 - 1:26pm
Arkansas farmer John Weiss, who said he fears losing up to 50 percent of his soybean crops which he had reported to the state board for showing signs of damage due to the drifting of Monsanto's pesticide Dicamba, poses at his farm in Dell, Arkansas, U.S. July 25, 2017. Picture taken July 25, 2017. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht
U.S. farmers are dealing with a 'double whammy' from a drifting herbicide
August 2, 2017 - 10:15am
August 1, 2017
Bob Worth of Lake Benton, Minn., urges fellow farmers to seek help if stress is getting to them during a Tueday, Aug. 1, 2017, Farmfest forum. He said two close friends, both farmers, recently commited suicide. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Suicides make farm crisis real
August 1, 2017 - 6:52pm
Northern Minnesota wild rice crop looks good this season
August 1, 2017 - 6:05pm
July 31, 2017
Volunteers work on the thermal mass storage bed of the Bemidji Community Food Shelf's new greenhouse on Monday. With donated equipment from Lakes Concrete, four feet of rock was placed to keep heat underneath the structure. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Greener days ahead: Greenhouse at food shelf to harvest fresh produce in the coldest months
July 31, 2017 - 5:43pm
FILE PHOTO: Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to supporters while speaking in Bismarck, May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Pates: Trump's proposed agriculture budget could spell problems for a new farm bill
July 31, 2017 - 7:27am
Roughly 200 people attended a tour of Black Leg Ranch near Menoken, N.D., on July 19 that featured conservationist Allan Savory. The tour included a look at one of the ranch's pastures. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Savory Institute visit to ND ranch focuses on importance of soil health
July 31, 2017 - 7:23am
July 30, 2017
Gary Wertish, president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, left, and Rob Larew, from the National Farmers Union, attended a meeting Thursday, July 27, in Willmar to gather input for a new farm bill. The current bill expires in September of 2018 and could face a $10 billion budget cut. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Serviceplay button
Speakers talk about importance of farm bill to rural America
July 30, 2017 - 7:30am
Sliding barn doors have become a popular decorating trend over the past years. Photo courtesy of Grain Designs
From farmyard to laundry room: Barn doors move indoors
July 30, 2017 - 7:00am
July 29, 2017
A game of catch with a football is a perfect summertime activity. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
My kids have a 1980s-like summer of play
July 29, 2017 - 6:05am
July 24, 2017
Andrew Barsness speaks with Agweek reporter Jonathan Knutson on his Hoffman, Minn. farm on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Nick Nelson/Agweek
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
July 24, 2017 - 11:42am
Kelly Benson, a chemist in the North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory campus, prepares forage samples for nitrate testing. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
July 24, 2017 - 6:57am
Miranda Meehan, right, and Carl Dahlen, North Dakota State University Extension Service livestock specialists in the Animal Sciences Department in Hultz Hall in Fargo, have turned nearly all of their attention to drought information and relief. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
July 24, 2017 - 6:11am
July 22, 2017
Lonnie Smith, owner of Drifting Cowboy Saddle Shop, lines up the bars to a a saddle tree for a saddle bronc in his shop in Ree Heights. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
Man turns saddle-making hobby into full-time business
July 22, 2017 - 7:30am
July 16, 2017
Minnesota teachers learn about the Laporte School's garden from Laporte middle school teachers Jeannie Konecne and Amy Mastin. Submitted photo.
Ag in the Classroom stops in Laporte
July 16, 2017 - 9:15am
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