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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
January 11, 2016
Environmental groups, Minnesota DNR and R.D. Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to-potatoes study
January 11, 2016 - 8:12pm
August 12, 2015
Southwest Minnesota hog farm accused of abusing animals
August 12, 2015 - 7:07pm
May 11, 2015
Hog barn fire kills 2 women in Jasper, Minn.
May 11, 2015 - 6:18pm
April 20, 2015
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AgweekTV: Minnesota farmer adds value to his grain by opening distillery
April 20, 2015 - 6:00am
April 17, 2015
Experts say bird flu likely to be around for years
April 17, 2015 - 1:28pm
April 2, 2015
Charlie Poster (center), assistant commissioner with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, leads a discussion Thursday with more than 50 people at the Countryside Restaurant west of Bemidji about state and federal programs that reimburse farmers for livestock losses due to wolf attacks and extreme weather. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
State, feds talk reimbursement for wolf attacks: Timberwolves now back on endangered species list
April 2, 2015 - 7:31pm