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April 24, 2019
From left, Polly Ulrich, Terry Ulrich and Tyler Haugom stand in one of the pens on their Ashley, N.D., farm with some higher ground to enable cows to stay out of the mud. They, along with Terry's brother Gary Ulrich, are calving out 180 cows after a winter with 117 inches of snow. Photo taken April 16, 2019. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Ranchers deal with record snowfall as calving season hits stride
21 hours 31 min ago
April 23, 2019
David Glinz, 73, of Jamestown, N.D., is a member of a farm peer group with Encore LLC, at Morris, Minn. A group of nine members from the U.S. and Canada convinced him to down-size to 12,000 acres and shed debt, by selling some of his land and equipment in an auction on March 21, 2018. Photo taken March 21, 2018, at Pingree, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Peer power: Farmers get out of neighborhoods to find advice
April 23, 2019 - 6:00am
April 22, 2019
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After China turned it into a cheap snack, Americans hope to make caviar great again
April 22, 2019 - 11:38am
A frozen sump pump caused the “rejection” of 32 trucks trying to unload at this Rohrville, N.D., facility northeast of Devils Lake, N.D., says Hunter Brian Hanson, chief executive officer of NoDak Grain, Devils Lake. He’s hoping an insurance policy will help pay $5 million in upset transactions. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Hunter Hanson PSC claims climb to $11.5 million
April 22, 2019 - 6:00am
April 21, 2019
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Sweet corn out, sweet potatoes in: Data shows fundamental shifts in American farming
April 21, 2019 - 11:34am
April 19, 2019
Katie Pinke
Pinke: Reaction to Roundup verdict is a ‘hoe’ lot of nonsense
April 19, 2019 - 6:52pm
April 18, 2019
Katie Pinke met Vergas Hardware owner and reader of The Pinke Post column, Paul Pinke. An Agweek reader brings the column to Paul Pinke each week. Submitted photo
The Pinke Post: How Vergas Hardware and this column are related
April 18, 2019 - 6:00am
April 17, 2019
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Consumers are buying contaminated meat, doctors' group says
April 17, 2019 - 4:25pm
Alan Roebke, 69, offers his “Roebke Plan” as an alternative to the current farm bill. Its feasibility is debatable, but the former large farmer and sugar co-op leader has a bigger problem: he’s a convicted felon. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Ag rebel pitches new plan to boost farm numbers
April 17, 2019 - 6:00am
April 15, 2019
Bob Hanson, Friends of Maplewood volunteer and former Maplewood State Park manager, explains how 40 gallons of maple sap is boiled down to make 1 gallon of maple syrup. Katie Pinke / Forum News Serviceplay button
Sap to syrup: Volunteers tap in Minnesota park’s maple trees
April 15, 2019 - 6:00am
April 12, 2019
Yields are low and debts are high, causing farmers to struggle more than ever beofre. Tim Middagh / Forum News Service
More black US farmers, but fewer own land or earn top income
April 12, 2019 - 12:12pm
Black beans are one of the many types of dry edible beans raised in the Upper Midwest. Forum News Service file photo
‘Status quo’ predicted for 2019 dry bean acres
April 12, 2019 - 6:00am
April 11, 2019
Lip balm from central Minnesota county goes to Iraq
April 11, 2019 - 9:58am
Jenny Schlecht
Schlecht: The humbling nature of a splat in manure
April 11, 2019 - 6:00am
April 10, 2019
Katie Pinke
The Pinke Post: Think your town is boring? Think again
April 10, 2019 - 6:00am