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April 12, 2018
Four to vie for Dairy Princess Saturday in Willmar
April 12, 2018 - 7:08am
April 11, 2018
President Donald Trump during an Oval Office meeting with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, at the White House in Washington, April 10, 2018. The friendly visit represented a remarkable turnaround for a president who had once portrayed Qatar as part of the problem of terrorism. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump considers Depression-era program to bail out farmers caught in his trade war with China
April 11, 2018 - 6:44pm
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Farmers discuss concerns about the farm bill, health insurance, broadband and other ag-related issues Monday during a listening session hosted by the Minnesota Farmers Union.
Listening to rural voices when it comes to agriculture in west central Minnesota
April 11, 2018 - 6:25am
April 10, 2018
Congress has passed legislation raising funding for livestock disaster programs making more money available for ranchers affected by the 2017 drought. Above, cattle are seen at Kist Livestock in Mandan, N.D.,  on Tuesday, April 10. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Funding cap lifted on federal livestock disaster assistance
April 10, 2018 - 7:22pm
Rep. Collin Peterson, D.-Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
April 10, 2018 - 6:47pm
Fermentation tanks stand at the Mid Missouri Energy ethanol plant in Malta Bend, Missouri in September 2010.  Bloomberg photo by Patrick Fallon.
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
April 10, 2018 - 12:14pm
April 9, 2018
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U.S. corn shipments soar to a record amid trade concern, drought
April 9, 2018 - 1:11pm
Sean Brotherson is a service family science specialist for the North Dakota State University Extension. File photo / Forum News Service
Farm stress contributing to farmer suicides, expert says
April 9, 2018 - 11:56am
South Dakota Dairy Producers Association President Marv Post speaks at the Central Plains Dairy Expo in Sioux Falls, S.D. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Dairy farmers eye labor, policy and trade at Central Plains Dairy Expo
April 9, 2018 - 10:54am
The Finding Farmland Calculator is designed to help farmers understand farm financing options, determine what they can afford and prepare to work with a loan officer. (Taken from https://findingfarmland.youngfarmers.org/calculator)
New tool for big farmland challenge
April 9, 2018 - 9:52am
John, Carol and Brian Kuipers have about 270 lambs on the ground. Calving season is just getting going on their place south of Tappen, N.D. Photo taken March 30, 2018. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Tough calving season brings up considerations for change
April 9, 2018 - 8:38am
Understory Inc., of Madison, Wis., has developed weather network stations, including novel rainfall sensors that involve instruments that, among other things,  measure the size, shape and accumulation of precipitation hitting an 8-inch diameter steel ball on a 10-foot shaft. Photo provided by Understory, Inc. Understory / Special to Forum News Service
'Hyper-local' weather: Service touts its individual networks for farms
April 9, 2018 - 6:31am
April 6, 2018
Anika Pinke buys a North Dakota flag and stickers at J's Gift Shop and Craft Supply in Wishek, N.D. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
The benefits of bypassing online shopping to support your local, independent businesses
April 6, 2018 - 11:46am
Sarah Lovas is a farmer and independent crop consultant at Hillsboro, N.D. She added "mom" to her roles this past winter. From left are her husband, Jason, Sarah holding their son and Jason's father, Pete. Together they represent three generations on the Lovas farm. Special to Forum News Service
5 questions with...Sarah Lovas, agronomist and farmer from Hillsboro, N.D.
April 6, 2018 - 11:31am
April 5, 2018
April is usually a time for fieldwork in Minnesota but farmers might be looking at a very late planting season in 2018. Brian Hansel / Forum News Service file photo
Farmers, ag suppliers bracing for busy planting season
April 5, 2018 - 1:00pm
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