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June 19, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Larry Larson walks in a high tunnel Thursday on the Larson farm in Willmar. It's not less work than gardening outside, but Larson said the working conditions are nicer: “It can be raining outside and we can be inside gardening.” play button
Garden goodness: High tunnels provide jump start for Willmar vegetable farm
June 19, 2018 - 10:51am
June 18, 2018
Bryon Parman is the new farm management specialist with North Dakota State University Extension. Submitted photo.
New ND extension director a good fit
June 18, 2018 - 7:59am
Superior Grain Equipment Inc., has survived in a down farm economy in part because farmers have seen good crops and have needed the market flexibility that grain storage and handling provides. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Bin, machinery makers hit by steel tariff hikes
June 18, 2018 - 7:45am
Eli Wipf, the dairy and beef production manager since September 2012 at the Spink Colony near Frankfort, S.D., says the herd since March 2013 has been shifting toward a three-way cross including Holstein, Scandinavian red and Montbeliarde dairy cattle. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Spink Colony in SD works to double milk returns by making cheese
June 18, 2018 - 7:39am
The U.S. dairy industry continues to be a strong exporter, though market disruptions following the European Union's move to abolish milk quotas caused some difficulties. (U.S. Dairy Export Council graphic)
Professor blames full-fat trend for dairy trade spat
June 18, 2018 - 7:07am
Erin Brown / Grand Vale Creative
Website offers crop insurance information, state-by-state totals
June 18, 2018 - 7:03am
Ray Crippen is shown in a photo taken in 1966 during Robert Kennedy's visit to Worthington's King Turkey Day celebration.
Commentary: Lessons of the circuitous, fresh route to the office
June 18, 2018 - 6:45am
MoDak Dairy at Goodwin, S.D., is one of many South Dakota operations opening their doors to the public for June Dairy Month. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
SD dairy industry continues to grow, add economic value
June 18, 2018 - 6:44am
June 16, 2018
Katie Pinke
Commentary: 'Mom, grass-fed beef? Is this really necessary? And what is organic?'
June 16, 2018 - 9:30am
June 15, 2018
Tribune file photo
Free farm financial counseling available from U of M Extension
June 15, 2018 - 11:37am
June 13, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Cows munch on hay Tuesday at the Handt Dairy Farm south of Brooten. The Handt family farm is hosting Dairy Days this upcoming weekend.
Dairy Days to visit small family farm
June 13, 2018 - 9:59pm
Bipartisan Senate farm bill gains momentum with 20-1 committee vote
June 13, 2018 - 6:34pm
June 11, 2018
More help needed to keep large animal vets in rural areas
June 11, 2018 - 8:14am
COMMENTARY: Navigating the legal issues surrounding drones
June 11, 2018 - 7:10am
Study: Ag research funding drops, decline threatens productivity gains
June 11, 2018 - 7:08am
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