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July 2, 2017
Katie Brenny, Mazeppa, Minn. (Submitted photo)
5 questions with Katie Brenny, farmer with an off-farm career, Mazeppa, Minn.
July 2, 2017 - 12:12pm
June 27, 2017
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
June 27, 2017 - 4:13pm
June 26, 2017
Wheat stalks stand at a farm near Drysdale, Australia.  Bloomberg photo by Carla Gottgens.
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
June 26, 2017 - 2:59pm
Field peas had three or four pods and peas in them in mid-June. Farmer Pete Severson of Onida, S.D., wondered if rains would produce more blossoms on for better production. Photo taken June 13, 2017, near Onida, S.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
June 26, 2017 - 6:54am
June 24, 2017
Tom DePuydt, Farmer/Rancher from Saco, Mont. (Submitted photo)
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
June 24, 2017 - 11:51am
June 22, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith speaks during an interview at a  Havana, Cuba, hotel, Thursday, June 22, 2017.  Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters
Minnesotans in Cuba: Obstacles preventing trade
June 22, 2017 - 5:11pm
Dan Persons, a sheep farmer in rural Kensington, trims the nails off one of his sheep as his wife, Kay, looks on. Celeste Edenloff | Forum News Service
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
June 22, 2017 - 4:35pm
Cattle graze in Morton County, N.D., on June 20, 2017. Pastures in western North Dakota are showing the effects of a spreading and worsening drought. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Parts of the Dakotas and Montana are now in extreme drought, the only such spots in the US
June 22, 2017 - 1:26pm
June 15, 2017
Central Minnesota Young Farmers Coalition members Andrew Barsness (center) and Matthew Fitzgerald (right) testified before the Minnesota House Agriculture Policy Committee in support of the beginning farmer tax credit bill alongside Rep. Nels Pierson (R-Rochester). (Contributed)
Young farmers score victory at Legislature
June 15, 2017 - 8:51pm
Andrew Barsness started farming in 2011 after his grandparents passed away. He now lives on their farm north of Hoffman and rents 160 acres of the family's 270 acres. He is in his second year of transitioning to farming organic wheat and soybeans. (Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service)
The accidental farmer: Minnesota man embraces ‘idyllic lifestyle’
June 15, 2017 - 8:50pm
June 12, 2017
Art Wosick, a farmer in Pembina County, N.D., poses for a portrait on one of his fields where he planted beans but they were destroyed by heavy wind and hail. He is going to wait for the rain on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, to decide to replant or not. Joshua Komer / Forum News Service
Strong start to growing season tempered by weekend storms, cloudy forecasts
June 12, 2017 - 8:06pm
A view shows Main Street in Elk Point, South Dakota on June 3, 2017. REUTERS/Ryan Henriksen/File Photo
'Trial of a lifetime' plays out in tiny South Dakota town
June 12, 2017 - 9:33am
June 9, 2017
A male sage grouse gets its first look at its new home after being trapped in Wyoming, flown to North Dakota and released in a State Game and Fish Department project to try to save the bird from completely disappearing from some of its native ground. Lauren Donovan / Bismarck Tribune file photo
Ag groups weigh review of sage grouse plan
June 9, 2017 - 5:59pm
June 7, 2017
Manvel, N.D., farmer Scott Johnson scouts a field of sugar beets, planted with wheat to protect the young plants from wind,  west of Manvel Wednesday, June 7. Johnson is cautiously optimistic regarding the recent news about Mexican exports of sugar to the U.S. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Producers 'cautiously optimistic' about sugar deal with Mexico
June 7, 2017 - 8:08pm
June 3, 2017
Kevin Paap
5 questions with ... Kevin Paap, farmer and Minnesota Farm Bureau President, Blue Earth County, Minn.
June 3, 2017 - 4:20pm