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July 9, 2018
Spraying season arrives: Upper Midwest crops move forward
July 9, 2018 - 8:00am
David Burkland of Burkland Farms stands among rows of corn planted on what was recently CRP land in rural Grand Forks, N.D., on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Life after CRP: Returning land to crops
July 9, 2018 - 7:51am
David Holt, an Elizabeth, Minn., farmer, continues to successfully battle his Parkinson's disease. He raises corn, wheat and soybeans; this year's crops, especially his corn, are faring well. Derek Fletcher / Forum News Service
MN farmer carries on, despite Parkinson's disease
July 9, 2018 - 7:27am
Farmers hope the farm bill remains a priority in Washington this summer
July 9, 2018 - 7:08am
Jenny Schlecht's daughter Reanna hangs on to her Rosie after getting showing the bottle calf at the Stustman County Fair on June 29, 2018. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Watching a kid grow up in 4-H
July 9, 2018 - 7:00am
July 4, 2018
One of 30 goats from Munch Bunch go to work on the hillside of Prospect Park in Hudson, Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
One munch at a time: Goats take up the fight against invasive plants
July 4, 2018 - 8:09pm
Spadgenske Dairy is a family-run business. Pictured are Mark and Kristine Spadgenske, center, with their son, Ryan, and Mark's twin brother, Mike. Marie Johnson / Forum News Service
The land of milk and money: Dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
July 4, 2018 - 3:10pm
July 3, 2018
Soybean plants grow in a field near Tiskilwa, Illinois, on June 19, 2018.   Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
China to cancel more U.S. soy shipments as extra tariffs loom
July 3, 2018 - 10:01am
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Craig Dischinger carries a young calf, the first born of this season on the Hot Disch Farm east of Raymond.
Home on the Minnesota prairie: Yaks thrive on the pastures of the Hot Disch Farm
July 3, 2018 - 6:05am
July 2, 2018
Parker Strand, 11, of Portland, N.D., borrowed $5,000 under a Farm Service Agency youth loan program to buy five cows. Three have had calves so far and she hopes to pay off the loan with profit over its seven-year period. She’ll be 18. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
FSA ag loans not just for big people: Federal 'youth loans' geared to 10-20 year-olds
July 2, 2018 - 7:18am
The Orris family started their farming in the 1950s with a string of small Ford tractors, helping them scratch out a living on some rocky soil.Photo taken June 1, 2018, near Clark, S.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Old Glory: Flags on farms show the Heartland's patriotism
July 2, 2018 - 6:16am
Ryan Bushman owns and operates Prairie Road Crop Consulting in Hutchinson, Minn. The veteran agronomist, who works primarily with corn and soybeans but with a smattering of other crops as well, says fields in his area are off to a strong start overall. (Derek Fletcher/Agweek)
A little wet, but mostly good
July 2, 2018 - 6:00am
July 1, 2018
Clark Coleman is a Bismarck, N.D., sunflower producer. Crops in his area, hit hard by drought a year ago, look very good now. (Derek Fletcher/Agweek)
'Filling up the bins' with sunflowers
July 1, 2018 - 3:33pm
Several inches of rain on portions of Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota the last two weeks causing acres of cropland to be under water. (Michelle Rook/AgweekTV Anchor)
Farmers concerned about crop and nitrogen loss with flooding
July 1, 2018 - 3:32pm
Aaron Anderson is the North Dakota state FFA advisor. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
FFA support comes from more than just former members
July 1, 2018 - 3:30pm
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