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August 18, 2017
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Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
August 18, 2017 - 4:56pm
August 14, 2017
Ron McMartin Jr., president of McM Inc., a sprawling high-value specialty crop farm based at St. Thomas, N.D., says he has no plans of quitting farming, despite false rumors. He's endured rumors of financial collapse and even that he'd committed suicide. Photo taken Oct. 10, 2016, near St. Thomas, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Trevor Peterson)
Minn. lawyer appointed to gather assets in McMartin bankruptcy case
August 14, 2017 - 4:26pm
August 12, 2017
Businesses in Wishek, N.D., rely on local support to survive. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Buying local fuels communities
August 12, 2017 - 7:59am
Leah Johnson, millennial farmer and seed salesperson, Elbow Lake, Minn. Submitted photo.
5 questions with ... Leah Johnson, farmer and seed salesperson, Elbow Lake, Minn.
August 12, 2017 - 7:11am
August 11, 2017
Local farm broadcaster Mike Hergert is signing off after more than thirty years covering agriculture in the Red River Valley. Eric Hylden/Forum News Service
Mike Hergert, co-founder of Red River Farm Network, to retire after 46 years in radio
August 11, 2017 - 6:13pm
August 9, 2017
John Weiss looks over his crop of soybeans, which he had reported to the state board for showing signs of damage due to the drifting of Monsanto's pesticide Dicamba, at his farm in Dell, Arkansas, U.S. July 25, 2017. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht
Scant oversight, corporate secrecy preceded weed killer crisis
August 9, 2017 - 7:24am
August 7, 2017
These forlorn corn fields tell a story of the harshness of this drought season. These little green shoots should be much taller by this time of year, according to farmer Rodney Rebel. (Iain Woessner/The Dickinson Press)
Farm Rescue comes to aid of hay-starved ranches in western ND
August 7, 2017 - 8:20pm
August 5, 2017
The family of Greg Lardy, Department Head, North Dakota State University Animal Sciences and associate vice president for agricultural affairs, Fargo.
5 questions with ... Greg Lardy, head of NDSU Animal Sciences Department and associate VP for agricultural affairs, Fargo, N.D.
August 5, 2017 - 7:36am
August 4, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tim Walz, left, and Collin Peterson of Minnesota talk Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, during a U.S. House Agriculture Committee listeniing session at Farmfest. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lights, cameras, silence (from politicians)
August 4, 2017 - 4:03pm
President Zippy Duvall of American Farm Bureau said at 2017 Farmfest that his long-time friend, Sonny Purdue, will make a good U.S. agriculture secretary. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Early indications are farmers like Trump ag actions
August 4, 2017 - 2:06pm
August 3, 2017
U.S. Reps. Rick Nolan, left, and Tim Walz of Minnesota talk Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, during a U.S. House Agriculture Committee listeniing session at Farmfest. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'A safety net for rural America': Minn., N.D. reps hear from farmers on aid, new farm bill
August 3, 2017 - 7:42pm
Wesley Wolfgram starts up a 1946 Chevrolet grain truck that the Wolfgram Bros. used up until the last year that they farmed. The truck, one of the oldest pieces of machinery on the farm, will be auctioned off along other machinery, the newest being from 1993. Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
Old-school farmers to sell equipment, some more than 60 years old
August 3, 2017 - 4:41pm
A Golden-winged Warbler sits on a small perch in the early morning sun for a dramatic portrait.
U.S. bird report shows progress
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
August 2, 2017
Members of MNyou weed the garden on the Minnwest Technology Campus. Last week the group harvested its first crop and sold all of it at the Saturday, July 29, farmers market in Willmar. Shelby Lindrud / Forum News Service
Youth group’s garden produce for sale at Willmar farmers markets
August 2, 2017 - 9:45pm
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