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February 28, 2017
Truck driver Randy Walker fills his rig's tanks with biodiesel fuel at a gas station in the town of Nevada, Iowa, December 6, 2007. REUTERS/Jason Reed
White House denies Trump order on biofuels program, sows market confusion
February 28, 2017 - 3:24pm
February 13, 2017
William W. "Bill" Wilson, a North Dakota State University agricultural economist, and adviser to agribusiness firms and a board member for NCH Capital, told CornVention 2017 goers in Fargo that they have much to lose from trade disruptions driven by politics.  Photo taken Feb. 8, 2017, in Fargo. Mikkel Pates/ Forum News Service
Unsettling China, Mexico trade ideas
February 13, 2017 - 4:00am
February 6, 2017
Wild bison destined for Banff National Park are prepared for loading and travel at Elk Island National Park’s bison handling facility in Alberta, Canada in this January 31 handout photo.    Johane Janelle/Parks Canada/Handout via REUTERS
Canada reintroduces bison to its oldest national park
February 6, 2017 - 4:09pm
February 2, 2017
An exhibit demonstrating the physical properties of durum plants afflicted with fusarium (right) as well as unaffected durum is on display at the 2017 Best of the Best of Wheat and Soybean Research event on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Nick Nelson/Forum News Service
Progress, but no victory against Fusarium blight
February 2, 2017 - 8:39pm
February 1, 2017
Gov. Mark Dayton gets plenty of publicity every year when he shows off a Minnesota-gown turkey to the media, but farmes say they want more than a photo op from the state. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
MN farmers want state aid, more in policy than money
February 1, 2017 - 5:10pm
January 29, 2017
Struggling U.S. farm sector faces new threat as TPP dies
January 29, 2017 - 9:00am
January 18, 2017
Former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue speaks to the media. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Trump to name ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as ag secretary
January 18, 2017 - 9:05pm
January 17, 2017
Doug Peterson, right, the longtime retiring president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, visits with Steven Read at his Shepherd's Way Farms, where Read and his wife Jodi Ohlsen Read produce artisan sheep milk cheese in Nerstrand, Minn. (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)
Retired longtime Farmers Union president talks about rural, farming life
January 17, 2017 - 3:29pm
October 28, 2016
Prototype Deep Winter Greenhouse designed by researcher Daniel Handeen of the University of Minnesota College of Design Center for Sustainable Building Research.
Crops in the cold: Bemidji Community Food Shelf partnering with U of M on winter greenhouse
October 28, 2016 - 4:58pm
October 20, 2016
Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
October 20, 2016 - 10:57am
August 31, 2016
Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
August 31, 2016 - 3:00am
August 30, 2016
A Prince seed art entry by Suzanne Mears at the seed art exhibit at the Agricultural Building at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Friday, August 26, 2016.(Pioneer Press: John Autey)
In State Fair crop art, none top Prince
August 30, 2016 - 2:00am
August 16, 2016
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Torkelson of Hanska talks about the buffer law he authored, saying at an Aug. 3, 2016, Farmfest forum that maps showing where buffers are needed remain controversial. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
'Every generation has to leave something': Buffer debate continues in Minnesota farm country
August 16, 2016 - 1:24pm
July 13, 2016
Example of map showing where plant buffers will be required around Minnesota waters. (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources map)
Minnesota water buffer maps released
July 13, 2016 - 10:26am
July 1, 2016
From left, Josh Gilbertson, Valerie Davis and Sarah Bofferding show off their presentation. (Rachel Newville | Bemidji Pioneer)
On the sugar beet beat: Local 4-H students take ag project to state science competition
July 1, 2016 - 8:30pm
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