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Steven Johnson explains the importance of managing crop price risk at a Growing On 2018 meeting. Michelle Rook/ Forum News Service
Growing On 2018 helps farmers market crops in difficult times
7 hours 24 min ago
December 11, 2018
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
19 hours 43 min ago
Congress' $867 billion farm bill is out. Here's what's in it.
December 11, 2018 - 11:51am
December 10, 2018
Nick Schlief has just paid off his 2018 Farm Service Agency youth loan. Brian Heieie, FSA loan officer in the Glenwood, Minn., office, congratulates him. Submitted photo
Meet ‘Farmer Nick’: Thompson, N.D., high school student takes advantage of loan program
December 10, 2018 - 7:15am
December 8, 2018
Susan and Allen Schmidt, owners of Love Lake Christmas Trees, stand in front a blue spruce Sunday, Dec. 2 — the first tree they planted 32 years ago. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
The last Christmas: Central Minnesota tree farm to close, neighbor faces uncertain future
December 8, 2018 - 11:28am
Dennis Hoiberg, a consultant who helps rural communities adapt to change, speaks with farmers about mental health and stress, Friday, Dec. 7 in Sauk Centre. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota farmers learn to detect depression, embrace self-care
December 8, 2018 - 7:27am
December 6, 2018
Breanna Zepper, right, of Cupkie Christmas Village, helps Katie Pinke choose a "kissing ball" and garland for holiday decorations. Derek Fletcher / Forum News Service
Pinke: Visit Cupkie Christmas Village for a family tree farm experience
December 6, 2018 - 3:23pm
American Crystal Sugar president and CEO Tom Astrup said Thursday, Dec. 6, about 2,200 acres of the company's 390,000 planted didn't get harvested in 2018.  Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
American Crystal Sugar CEO touts ‘pretty darn good 2018 crop’ at annual meeting
December 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
December 5, 2018
This photo shows Jerry Hennessey in Mexico in January 2013. The photo was taken by Arizona-based hunting company, Sonora Dark Horn. (Photo courtesy of Sonora Dark Horn)
Former Minnesota elevator manager on electronic monitoring after turning himself in; Hennessey faces federal charge of mail fraud
December 5, 2018 - 4:28pm
December 4, 2018
Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranking Democrat on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, meets with farmers and news media at the Moorhead (Minn.) Municipal Airport on Dec. 3, 2018, to talk about the apparent passage of the new farm bill.
Safety net mostly intact in new farm bill, Rep. Peterson says
December 4, 2018 - 11:55am
Those who worked on the restored Case 150 steam engine gathered for a quick photo when it debuted at the James Valley Threshing Show in Andover. Courtesy of Kory Anderson
World’s Largest Steam Engine Reborn in South Dakota
December 4, 2018 - 6:00am
December 3, 2018
An employee tends marijuana plants at the Aurora Cannabis Inc. facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on March 6, 2018.   Jason Franson/Bloomberg
Canada's marijuana industry so hot it's importing workers
December 3, 2018 - 10:33am
Jenny and Brandon Schlecht stand in their feedlot with their daughters Reanna and Kennedy.
Schlecht: Making conservation work while chasing a lifelong dream
December 3, 2018 - 7:00am
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Report details efforts to rescue mother fatally pinned by hay bale
December 3, 2018 - 6:05am
Wheat was once the dominant crop of North Dakota and adjacent areas, so important that it was known as “King Wheat.”  In recent decades, however, the western and northern push of soybeans and corn has cut into wheat acres, with corn and soybeans often promising greater economic returns. File photo
Wheat resurgence draws attention: Soybean concerns partly responsible
December 3, 2018 - 6:00am
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