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October 14, 2018
John Strohfus and son Martin, 5, look at hemp seeds stored on their farm in Afton this month. Strohfus, president of Minnesota Hemp Farms, is one of the state’s leading advocates promoting hemp farming. He was among the first seven farmers to apply to grow it in Minnesota, and is one of 41 farmers today who cultivate hemp on 710 acres around the state. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Is hemp Minnesota's next big crop?
October 14, 2018 - 6:00am
October 13, 2018
State to fund school coolers, livestock farmers
October 13, 2018 - 11:41am
October 3, 2018
At Country Blossom Farm in Alexandria, there are 12 different varieties of apples, including Honey Crisp, SweeTango, Fireside and First Kiss, a newer variety from the University of Minnesota. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Going all in for apples: Love of apples prompted Twin Cities couple to create Country Blossom Farm
October 3, 2018 - 8:00am
A farmer combines soybeans several years ago north of Alexandria. (File photo)
Bright spot: Some soybean farmers will profit from early contracts
October 3, 2018 - 7:00am
September 26, 2018
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't harvest trouble this fall
September 26, 2018 - 11:51am
September 22, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Farmers face risks while improving water quality
September 22, 2018 - 8:00am
September 5, 2018
Federal farm aid to start Sept. 4
September 5, 2018 - 12:12pm
August 30, 2018
State looking into dicamba damage
August 30, 2018 - 8:13am
Justin Haak (bottom) and his son, Shawn, stand in an ahead-of-schedule corn field north of Garfield on the Fourth of July. (Contributed)
Douglas County crops set up for good harvest
August 30, 2018 - 6:09am
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