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March 19, 2018
Sanborn Central juniors Austin Schmit and Alex Wormstadt designed a portable portable calf box that would make it possible to bring the calf box out to the calves in the field attached to the back of an ATV style vehicle that would have a heater inside of it powered by a 12-volt battery to keep calves warm in the box. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
High school project for warming calves turns into business plan
March 19, 2018 - 2:47pm
Study from Minnesota group criticizes federal crop insurance
March 19, 2018 - 8:44am
Paul Houglum of Perley, Minn., stands in the grain elevator dumping facility in Perley, Minn. Photo taken March 13, 2018, in Perley, Minn. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service/Agweek)
Watch your ears! Farmers still suffer hearing loss
March 19, 2018 - 8:42am
Eli Wipf, minister for the Fairview Colony, inspects the wet-dry feeder made by the colony during a March 8, 2018, tour of the colony's new pig finishing barns near LaMoure, N.D. (Jenny Schlecht / Agweek/Forum News Service)
Fairview Colony unveils 6,000-head pig barn complex
March 19, 2018 - 8:39am
Is 'fake meat' competition for real meat?
March 19, 2018 - 7:14am
March 14, 2018
Monsanto Company logo from Wikimedia Commons.
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
March 14, 2018 - 11:12am
Monsanto Company logo from Wikimedia Commons.
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
March 14, 2018 - 11:12am
March 12, 2018
Ron Moore, left, chairman of the American Soybean Association, and John Heisdorffer, president of the ASA, said Chinese tariffs on U.S. beans would be devastating to the market because 30 percent of soybeans grown in the U.S. are exported to China. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
March 12, 2018 - 7:13am
The Steve Daly ranch heifers await their first calf in their own separate lot on the farmstead west of Midland, S.D., on March 2, 2018. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Busy SD farm twins 7 out of 22 heifers as snow, wind take toll
March 12, 2018 - 7:01am
March 9, 2018
Senator John Hoeven (left) and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue talked with the Forum Editorial Board and Agweek representatives on March 9, 2018. (Dave Samson/Forum News Service)
Sonny Perdue says he's telling Trump about ag producer trade worries
March 9, 2018 - 12:06pm
March 5, 2018
Thea O’Carroll, founder and CEO Yield Organic, a company that matches organic producers with markets, speaks Feb. 23 in LaCrosse, Wis. O'Carroll says 82 percent of consumers say they seek organics, but that American farmers could lose the market to fake imports which could undermine consumer confidence. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Outside forces: Organic producers sense doom if fake imports allowed
March 5, 2018 - 7:07am
Commentary: 'Harvest Box' is a bad idea as SNAP alternative
March 5, 2018 - 7:00am
GMO corn is safe and healthier than unmodified varieties says Italian study
March 5, 2018 - 7:00am
Kristin Schafer, left, executive director of group called Pesticide Action Network, with offices in Berkley, Calif., and Denise O’Brien, PAN board chairman and organic farmer from southwest Iowa, confer Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) conference and trade show in LaCrosse, Wis., on Feb. Feb. 23. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Pesticide critics: dicamba episode marks 'choice point'
March 5, 2018 - 6:58am
Kevin Sedivec, North Dakota State University Extension range specialist and director of Central Grasslands Research Extension Center in Streeter, N.D., advises producers not to overgraze pastures already stressed from the 2017 drought. Photo taken Aug. 1, 2017, in Hettinger County, N.D. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Ag producers should prepare for a dry year, even if that's average
March 5, 2018 - 6:57am