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July 22, 2018
Brandon farm to demonstrate dairy grazing
July 22, 2018 - 11:52am
July 10, 2018
Deadline for farmers approaching
July 10, 2018 - 10:24am
May 18, 2018
A photo of Steven "Beaver" Hlinsky is held by his children, Abby Hlinsky and Dominic Hlinsky, while Beaver's dog, Ollie, stands by them. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
May 18, 2018 - 6:40am
May 11, 2018
A tractor plants corn on Deb Johnson's farms in western Douglas County. Johnson said spring planting was going "very well" despite the late start this year. (Contributed)
Farmers undaunted by late spring
May 11, 2018 - 3:21pm
Douglas County farmers are tense about how soybean prices will fare after China imposes a threatened 25 percent tariff on U.S. soybeans. Soybeans have become an increasingly popular crop locally. (File photo)
Little bean, big stress: Chinese soybean tariff worries local farmers
April 11, 2018 - 12:45pm
Dairy producers say changes not enough
April 11, 2018 - 8:44am
February 22, 2018
Conservation plan pays farmers
February 22, 2018 - 8:40am
February 12, 2018
Forum News Service file
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
February 12, 2018 - 6:11am
January 31, 2018
Billy Euerle visits the barn north of Garfield where he ran Heart and Soul Dairy. Tough milk prices were among factors that forced him to walk away from the farm last year. State figures show 61 dairy farms still operating in Douglas County. In 2000, there were 202. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Empty barns: Prolonged low milk prices pressuring dairy farms to fold
January 31, 2018 - 12:03pm
November 23, 2017
Are farmers getting gouged on rent?
November 23, 2017 - 8:01am
November 22, 2017
Brandon farmer John Ledermann (right) is recognized for taking measures to protect water quality. (Contributed)
Brandon farmer protects water
November 22, 2017 - 6:23pm
November 17, 2017
Most soybean fields, like this one north of Kensington were harvested in October but corn harvest was behind schedule for many Minnesota farmers this fall. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
Corn, soybean yields down but still a good crop
November 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
November 2, 2017
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
November 2, 2017 - 9:34am
October 19, 2017
County crafting buffer compliance rules
October 19, 2017 - 11:08am
August 11, 2017
Dave and Amy Staples of Kensington were named this year's Douglas County Farm Family of the Year. They will be recognized at the upcoming Douglas County Fair. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Douglas farm family of the year 'truly a family affair'
August 11, 2017 - 10:29am