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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 3, 2017
Kevin Paap
5 questions with ... Kevin Paap, farmer and Minnesota Farm Bureau President, Blue Earth County, Minn.
June 3, 2017 - 4:20pm
May 22, 2017
Terry Wanzek enjoys spending time behind the wheel of a tractor. Though he plans to retire from farming in about five years, he'll still help the next generation in the field. Trevor Peterson / Forum News Service
Jamestown's Terry Wanzek balances farming with a side of politics
May 22, 2017 - 6:43am
April 14, 2017
Hack the harvest: As machinery becomes smarter, farmers and lawmakers contend with rules preventing maintenance
April 14, 2017 - 3:38pm
April 6, 2017
Minnesota finds source of invasive weed on conservation land
April 6, 2017 - 3:25pm
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
November 12, 2016
Alexandria man run over, killed by combine
November 12, 2016 - 1:33pm
A sign indicating a field under fumigation southeast of Park Rapids warns against entry. A neighboring farmer filed a complaint of dangerous fumes at his farm about a half mile from the site. (Kevin Cederstrom | Forum News Service)
Hubbard County farmer files complaint of soil fumigant fumes
October 12, 2016 - 12:19pm
November 5, 2013
University of Minnesota climatologist Mark Seeley talks Tuesday to the Agri-Growth Council annual meeting in Minneapolis. He said that climate changes have affected farmers. Don Davis | Forum News Service
Farmers’ story same for weather, economics: volatile
November 5, 2013 - 11:40pm
September 25, 2013
USDA awards youth farm safety grant
September 25, 2013 - 9:12am
September 11, 2013
Minnesota farmers among top users conservation program
September 11, 2013 - 9:14am
September 4, 2013
Profits at Minnesota organic farms take big jump
September 4, 2013 - 12:09pm
July 12, 2013
One seedling at a time, success for small farmers
July 12, 2013 - 9:12am