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Larry Konsterlie loads his truck March 25 with grain stored on his farm in rural Pennock. “It’s an exciting time, but also a cautious time,” Konsterlie said, as U.S. farmers are increasingly exporting their grain and livestock to feed the hungry world. Agriculture’s future looks prosperous, he said. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Farming in an exciting time, but caution may be warranted

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Crop farmers in Minnesota had the best of both worlds in 2012, with good crop yields and good grain prices, driven by widespread drought conditions, but one west central Minnesota farmer is cautiously optimistic, knowing that the good times may or may not last.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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