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February 5, 2018
Fields of grain are seen near Fergus Falls, MInn., in August 2009. Forum News Service file photo
Who do consumers trust? New research shows 'disconnect' between ag, society
February 5, 2018 - 7:42am
Larry Sitter, the now retired Rolette County Soil Conservation district manager, and Nikki Hanretty, soil conservation technician with Rolette County Natural Resources Conservation Service, study 2017 results from the "How Far North Can We Grow?" project. (Rolette County NRCS office photo.)
Way up north: Project seeks to expand cover crop use
February 5, 2018 - 7:08am
February 3, 2018
Tim Petry is a livestock marketing economist for the NDSU Extension Service. Nick Nelson / Agweek
5 questions with ... Tim Petry, extension livestock marketing economist at NDSU
February 3, 2018 - 7:38am
January 31, 2018
Billy Euerle visits the barn north of Garfield where he ran Heart and Soul Dairy. Tough milk prices were among factors that forced him to walk away from the farm last year. Karen Tolkkinen / Forum News Service
Empty barns: Prolonged low milk prices pressuring dairy farms to fold
January 31, 2018 - 4:42pm
A cow stands in a barn at a dairy farm in Wisconsin. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Facial recognition for cows is latest Cargill-backed tech idea
January 31, 2018 - 1:18pm
January 30, 2018
Ag pioneer, Minn-Dak founder Harris Peterson dies
January 30, 2018 - 8:42pm
January 29, 2018
Barn stars, like this one on the Radke barn, are common in farming settlements with German heritage, and they’re believed to bring good luck. Amanda Radke / Special to Forum News Service
Every barn needs a quilt of its own
January 29, 2018 - 6:47am
Ryan Heiniger of Pheasants Forever says this is a good "after" example of a project his team has worked on.  The field still is a majority of cropland "but boundaries are square and clean and the marginal acres are ‘growing’ clean water, wildlife and still producing a profit for the landowner," he says. (Ryan Heiniger photo)
Precision ag tools can improve profitability, work with conservation
January 29, 2018 - 6:45am
Growth Energy’s Emily Skor talks about growth in renewable fuels. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Industry leaders optimistic about policy and renewable fuels growth
January 29, 2018 - 6:39am
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Minnesota ag land prices, rents flat or slightly down
January 29, 2018 - 5:05am
January 26, 2018
ND joins legal fight against California, Massachusetts egg, meat laws
January 26, 2018 - 7:26am
January 24, 2018
Federal jury convicts eastern SD farmer of disturbing protected wetlands
January 24, 2018 - 3:31pm
An employee bags groceries for a customer at a checkout counter inside a Kroger in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 14, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett.
Trump administration's farm-bill outline emphasizes work as a food-stamp goal
January 24, 2018 - 7:18am
January 23, 2018
A recent court decision voided animal agriculture exemptions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, which means some livestock operations could soon be required to report emissions that meet or exceed 100 pounds of ammonia or hydrogen sulfide within a 24-hour period. Forum News Service file photo
Livestock organizations seek fix to reporting air releases from animal waste
January 23, 2018 - 5:53pm
January 22, 2018
The Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (ADM) milling facility in St. Louis, on Oct. 25, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett.
ADM-Bunge deal would create Cargill-sized agribusiness giant
January 22, 2018 - 10:41am