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Two vineyards challenge Minnesota grape law
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Driver in crash that killed Litchfield woman to serve 50 months
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'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
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Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
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February 21, 2017
Women bring new voice to agriculture
WILLMAR — Amanda Freund knows she has a "crappy" job. She grins good-naturedly, recalling every junior-high joke ever uttered about the...
February 21, 2017 - 5:59am
February 20, 2017
5 questions for ... Rachel Gray, 4th generation family farmer and rancher, Blackduck, Minn.
Q: What is your role in agriculture today? A: My husband, parents and I own and operate a cow-calf operation in Blackduck, Minn. My family has...
February 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
South Dakota considers buffer strip bill
PIERRE, S.D. — A bill in the South Dakota legislature would give landowners a tax break for keeping riparian buffer strips along streams, rivers and lakes. Senate Bill 66 would define a riparian buffer strip and set out that such a buffer strip would be assessed at 60 percent...
February 20, 2017 - 11:30am
The $3,000 Pie
In the buffet of misinformation that graces social media about food and farming, farmers and their real life accounts are the most valuable...
February 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Balancing risk versus reward, farmers weigh planting durum
PLAZA, N.D. — Durum always has been a big part of Keith Deutsch's life. Besides raising the crop, the 60-year-old Plaza, farmer promoted...
February 20, 2017 - 10:00am
Farm bill process starts again: What could go wrong?
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Journalists like me haven't had much time to "recover" from the "ups and downs" of what finally became the 2014 farm...
February 20, 2017 - 9:30am
February 18, 2017
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
Farmers need to look for low-investment opportunities to increase income in this tough ag economy. That was just some of the advice from lenders...
February 18, 2017 - 8:30am
Renville County buffer law meetings slated Feb. 27-28
OLIVIA — Four meetings over two days in separate locations will be conducted in Renville County to provide information on the new buffer...
February 18, 2017 - 7:34am
February 15, 2017
USDA looks at size, profits of family farms
WASHINGTON — Family farms are one of the most controversial topics in modern agriculture. There's widespread disagreement on what constitutes a family farm and what doesn't. A new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture won't end the debate, but does shed light on family...
February 15, 2017 - 4:07pm
February 14, 2017
Titan Machinery to close 15 stores in Minn. and N.D. as part of dealership restructuring
WEST FARGO, N.D. — Fifteen stores in a network of agriculture and construction equipment dealers headquartered here will soon close, including...
February 14, 2017 - 9:03pm
February 13, 2017
Welte: Land use and legalities
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One development I have seen in my law practice is the need for legal services based upon the desire of "city slickers" to have a "rural experience." This may mean forming a business entity for an "agritourism" operation, like a pumpkin patch, a corn maze...
February 13, 2017 - 8:00am
Brothers harvest viral gold with ag-themed videos
Three young brothers who live and work on the family farm have found themselves in the world spotlight. The Peterson Farm Bros. started creating...
February 13, 2017 - 7:51am
Unsettling China, Mexico trade ideas
FARGO, N.D. — Corn, soybean and wheat exporters in the region can strap in for a bumpy ride if existing multi-country trade deals are scrapped...
February 13, 2017 - 4:00am
February 11, 2017
Genetic study may make ancient quinoa a grain of the future
WASHINGTON—Quinoa, the sacred "mother grain" of the ancient Inca civilization suppressed by Spanish conquistadors, could become an increasingly...
February 11, 2017 - 6:29pm
February 7, 2017
2017 farm profitability projections mixed
WASHINGTON — Depending on how you cut the numbers, the U.S. farm economy could get a little weaker — or a little stronger —...
February 7, 2017 - 4:34pm