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A John Deere combine harvester in Malden, Illinois, on Sept. 30, 2015.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Deere is worried about retaliation against U.S. agriculture
15 hours 37 min ago
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
COLUMN: Let the market decide: Organic and economics
March 19, 2018 - 8:53am
Study from Minnesota group criticizes federal crop insurance
March 19, 2018 - 8:44am
Paul Houglum of Perley, Minn., stands in the grain elevator dumping facility in Perley, Minn. Photo taken March 13, 2018, in Perley, Minn. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service/Agweek)
Watch your ears! Farmers still suffer hearing loss
March 19, 2018 - 8:42am
Eli Wipf, minister for the Fairview Colony, inspects the wet-dry feeder made by the colony during a March 8, 2018, tour of the colony's new pig finishing barns near LaMoure, N.D. (Jenny Schlecht / Agweek/Forum News Service)
Fairview Colony unveils 6,000-head pig barn complex
March 19, 2018 - 8:39am
Magaly Tapia Santos says the hog operation she manages relies on the U.S. for their feed ingredients because local farmers cannot grow enough corn or soybeans to supply the plant. (Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service)
Mexican agribusinesses express concern about NAFTA
March 19, 2018 - 8:11am
Is 'fake meat' competition for real meat?
March 19, 2018 - 7:14am
March 17, 2018
Anika Pinke drinks a glass of milk. Drinking milk is a staple at Midwestern tables, and particularly in rural homes. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Drink milk -- and save a farm
March 17, 2018 - 6:05am
March 14, 2018
Monsanto Company logo from Wikimedia Commons.
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
March 14, 2018 - 11:12am
Monsanto Company logo from Wikimedia Commons.
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
March 14, 2018 - 11:12am
March 13, 2018
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Wes Nelson, county executive director for the Farm Service Agency in Kandiyohi County, poses for a photo recently in his Willmar office. There are 115 manuals on his bookshelves detailing every aspect of the current farm bill. When he started his career, Nelson said there were about 15 manuals on the shelf.
Longtime Kandiyohi County FSA director to retire
March 13, 2018 - 5:37am
March 12, 2018
West Central Minnesota Agriculture section available online
March 12, 2018 - 4:22pm
Ron Moore, left, chairman of the American Soybean Association, and John Heisdorffer, president of the ASA, said Chinese tariffs on U.S. beans would be devastating to the market because 30 percent of soybeans grown in the U.S. are exported to China. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
March 12, 2018 - 7:13am
Frayne Olson and Tim Petry, crop and livestock economists, respectively, talked about price outlooks at the Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line Conference at Bismarck State College on Feb. 27. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Trade, weather will have big consequences for prices
March 12, 2018 - 7:04am