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September 3, 2018
Jenny Schlecht's daughter Kennedy feeds bottle calf Barbara Ann. Jenny Schlecht / Agweek
How many cows can you feed in half an hour?
September 3, 2018 - 6:02am
August 27, 2018
Taylor Grussing, a cow-calf field specialist with South Dakota State University Extension in Mitchell, S.D., at a display at Dakotafest 2018,  stands next to an actual “preserved rumen” to be used to teach producers and others about the workings of the ruminant stomach system. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Dakotafest goers learn how 'bale wrap' can harm cattle
August 27, 2018 - 7:15am
August 19, 2018
Darrin Wixo and Sheila Sutton Wixo ride behind their trained Highland cattle Gravy, left, and Biscuit. The two oxen are about half their full-grown weight. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Step by step, couple learns to train, care for oxen team
August 19, 2018 - 6:00am
July 20, 2018
Orlo and Helen Almlie, of rural Lake Lillian, are transitioning ownership of their 100-head of stock cows and calves to Cullen Fischer, a 31-year-old man they met just a couple years ago. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Cattlemen at heart:Creativity gives next generation of farmers a boost
July 20, 2018 - 10:00pm
July 2, 2018
Cattle run loose on Minnesota highway, some still missing
July 2, 2018 - 9:44pm
Parker Strand, 11, of Portland, N.D., borrowed $5,000 under a Farm Service Agency youth loan program to buy five cows. Three have had calves so far and she hopes to pay off the loan with profit over its seven-year period. She’ll be 18. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
FSA ag loans not just for big people: Federal 'youth loans' geared to 10-20 year-olds
July 2, 2018 - 7:18am
May 30, 2018
Chuck and Deb Beldo gather quadruplet calves Wednesday, May 30, 2018, born May 25 on their farm near Sebeka, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
May 30, 2018 - 7:29pm
May 21, 2018
Darrick Frank plants a field near Shields, N.D., on May 15, 2018. Planting is a little behind in southwestern North Dakota after a slow warm up, but some mid-May rain has producers hoping for recovery from the 2017 drought. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Drought effects improve in southwest ND
May 21, 2018 - 6:45am
April 2, 2018
Jenny Schlecht
Commentary: Calving season is far from 'easy money'
April 2, 2018 - 6:00am
March 29, 2018
Young calves stay close to their mother cow shortly after being born. Due to this year's snowmelt, mud and wind, the disease and mortality risk for calves is higher than the previous years between now and their September weaning. Forum News Service file photo
Muddy calving season increases mortality risk
March 29, 2018 - 12:56pm
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
March 12, 2018
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
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USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
February 12, 2018 - 6:11am
December 18, 2017
J. K. Shearer, a professor and Extension veterinarian at Iowa State University, presents about humane euthanasia at a training session in Steele, N.D., on Dec. 13, 2017. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Training teaches about making a plan for crashes involving livestock
December 18, 2017 - 6:01am
December 7, 2017
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Two Park Rapids, Minn. men accused of cattle theft
December 7, 2017 - 8:15pm