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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
UPDATE: Glenwood/Lowry to play Pierz again at 7:30
Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
April 18, 2016
AgweekTV: Female family owned seed company
Seed companies are super busy getting seed out the door. AgweekTV reporter Shawna Olson takes you to Lidgerwood, North Dakota, and a company...
April 18, 2016 - 6:00am
April 12, 2016
AgweekTV: Spring planting season 2016
Farmers in parts of the region are starting to get seed in the ground. We caught up with one grower who is almost always one of the first in...
April 12, 2016 - 12:55pm
April 4, 2016
AgweekTV: Straight from the horse's mouth
Laurelyn Keener owns North Wind Equine, LLC in Duluth, Minnesota. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather...
April 4, 2016 - 8:13am
March 31, 2016
Farm income hit 20-year low in 2015
WILLMAR — Minnesota farm income dropped to a 20-year low in 2015 and the outlook isn’t better for this year. According to a report released Thursday, income decreased for nearly every major crop and livestock commodity last year and the overall median net income for Minnesota...
March 31, 2016 - 11:46pm
March 28, 2016
AgweekTV: Saving beets with cattle
The warm spring weather is causing problems for sugar beet processing plants. But it's offering an unexpected benefit to livestock producers....
March 28, 2016 - 7:00am
March 23, 2016
Legislation would help farmers make tractors safer
ST. PAUL — Minnesota farmers driving 86,000 tractors do not have adequate safety equipment, some state lawmakers say, so legislation is being considered to provide them financial help to update their machines. “These would be the smaller, older tractors,” Rep. Paul Anderson,...
March 23, 2016 - 11:15pm
Federal crop subsidies could vary widely for Minnesota farmers
WORTHINGTON — Warning bells have been sounding for the past year: Growing grain right now is a money-losing business. The per-bushel price being offered for corn is at least $1 below what farmers need to make a profit. This is when the federal subsidy safety net is supposed to kick...
March 23, 2016 - 5:30am
March 22, 2016
AgweekTV: Horsch on GMOs
The founder and owner of Horsch, a German farm machinery manufacturing company, met with area farmers and implement dealers recently. Watch the...
March 22, 2016 - 9:16am
March 21, 2016
Former Benson farmer leads state Farm Service Agency
BENSON — Grant Herfindahl started farming at Benson in the spring of 1976. “Horrible drought” that summer devastated his corn, leaving...
March 21, 2016 - 12:05am
March 19, 2016
Atwater Elevator now closed, remains for sale
ATWATER — With a history that goes back 121 years at its location on the corner of Fourth Street and Pacific Avenue — across the railroad...
March 19, 2016 - 12:10am
March 18, 2016
'Don't fall out of love with sugar'
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Sugar has been a huge part of David Berg's life. It's part of just about everyone's life, even though they may not realize...
March 18, 2016 - 5:30am
March 17, 2016
Sugarbeet outlook encouraging, but GMO issue a concern
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The 2016 sugar beet crop isn't even in the ground, so it's far too soon for financial projections. But early signs for the...
March 17, 2016 - 12:16am
March 16, 2016
Buffer change passes committee
ST. PAUL — Changes in Minnesota's year-old law requiring vegetative buffers received approval of a Senate committee Wednesday. Over objections of environmental groups, a Senate agriculture committee on a split voice vote moved Sen. Rod Skoe’s bill to extend until 2025 the time...
March 16, 2016 - 11:20pm
State legislators to revisit ‘buffer strip’ law
ST. PAUL — A key water-quality initiative of Gov. Mark Dayton last year — vegetative buffer strips along streams and drainage ditches — is returning for an encore performance at the Capitol in St. Paul this week. On Wednesday, a Senate committee will hold a hearing on a series...
March 16, 2016 - 5:30am
March 15, 2016
Conservation coalition calls for state support
WILLMAR — Take all of the farmland in Renville County, and you would still fall short by more than 100,000 of the number of acres of Conservation...
March 15, 2016 - 11:52pm