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June 5, 2019
Spring row crop planting across the United States has been slowed by wet weather. Herald file photo
Planting is pretty much a wrap in North Dakota, Minnesota
June 5, 2019 - 7:25pm
May 9, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence calls for Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., to push for a vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement while visiting a farm Thursday, May 9, in rural Glyndon, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor play button
VP Pence visits Red River Valley to prod Peterson, Democrats on approving trade deal
May 9, 2019 - 4:32pm
April 17, 2019
Alexandria Area High School's Meats Team sizzled during a regional FFA competition and is heading to state after taking first place. The team (front row, from left): Abby Stark and Kallista Roers. (Back row): Will Burgess, Cody Drewes and Tyler Burgess. (Contributed)
Field Notes
April 17, 2019 - 6:09pm
April 10, 2019
Field Notes
April 10, 2019 - 5:25pm
April 9, 2019
Lori Johnson feeds dairy cows before milking while grandson Bently, 4, pitches in. Farmers say an occupational perk is the ability to work alongside family and pass on their work ethic to a new generation. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Why farm? Area farmers offer plenty of reasons
April 9, 2019 - 7:53am
April 8, 2019
Tim Walz
Governor proposes $240M over two years for agriculture needs
April 8, 2019 - 2:50pm
March 27, 2019
Field Notes
March 27, 2019 - 5:40pm
February 11, 2019
Osakis farmer Tom Williamson (left) receives a plaque honoring his induction into the Minnesota Corn Growers Association Recruiter Hall of Fame. MCGA President Brian Thalmann presented the award at the Minnesota Ag Expo. (Contributed)
Osakis farmer lands in Hall of Fame
February 11, 2019 - 7:24am
January 29, 2019
Federal farm office to reopen
January 29, 2019 - 4:59pm
January 24, 2019
Kevin and Ellen Roers of Garfield were recently named 2018 Outstanding Conservationist for Douglas County by the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts. (Contributed)
Garfield farmers honored for conservation practices
January 24, 2019 - 9:35am
November 27, 2018
Yields are low and debts are high, causing farmers to struggle more than ever beofre. Tim Middagh / Forum News Service
Low yields, depressed markets take toll on southwest Minnesota farmers
November 27, 2018 - 9:28pm
November 7, 2018
'Remember to look up': Power company offers safety tips
November 7, 2018 - 6:31pm
Where and when to apply fall nitrogen fertilizer
November 7, 2018 - 5:23pm
October 31, 2018
Manvel, N.D., sugarbeet farmer Scott Johnson surveys a field of sugar beets that he's custom harvesting after several inches of snow as well as recent rains shut down harvest in early October.  Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Octobrrrr: Month of extremes set records, frustrated growers
October 31, 2018 - 5:59pm
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