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April 14, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Farm Service Agency director Wes Nelson talks Wednesday about Conservation Reserve Program options for meeting state buffer law requirements. He was one of the speakers during a Kandiyohi County Soil and Water Conservation District session for landowners.play button
Landowners hear alternatives to vegetation for compliance with buffer law
April 14, 2017 - 5:12am
April 12, 2017
Pigs are seen at a Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producer, farm in the United States in this image released on April 11, 2017. Courtesy Smithfield Foods/Handout via REUTERS
Smithfield makes move on market for pig-human transplants
April 12, 2017 - 12:37pm
April 11, 2017
Soybeans in a field west of Letcher, S.D. Matt Gade/ Forum News Service
Soybean stock slides as USDA predicts more planting
April 11, 2017 - 6:47pm
A mountain of grain sits in a storage pile, as midwestern grain farmers and merchants struggle to find storage space after three years of record harvests, near Minburn, Iowa, U.S., March 11, 2017. REUTERS/Scott Morgan
Global surplus leads to grain piled on runways, parking lots and fields
April 11, 2017 - 8:22am
April 10, 2017
North Dakota State University Ag Week  events on April 4 included a panel discussion on how the Trump administration will affect the industry. From left are Dan Wogsland, executive director of the North Dakota Grain Growers Association; Daryl Lies, North Dakota Farm Bureau president; and Carl Peterson, president of Peterson Farms Seed. Photo taken April 4, 2017, in Fargo.  Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Ag officials hopeful about Trump administration moves
April 10, 2017 - 10:00am
Jim Molenaar presents results Wednesday of an in-depth survey of Kandiyohi County farmers commissioned by the Ag and Renewable Energy Committee of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission. A report on the survey was presented at two public forums at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in Willmar.  (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Survey shows power of ag on Kandiyohi County economy
April 10, 2017 - 6:11am
April 8, 2017
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Herd headaches: Starting from square one with cattle is no easy feat
April 8, 2017 - 8:30am
Grand Forks farmer Chris Adams is one of 35 North Dakota farmers that will be raising industrial hemp this season in a pilot program. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldphoto by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
This year, dozens of Red River Valley farmers look to grow hemp
April 8, 2017 - 7:50am
April 7, 2017
The Pinke Post: Evaluating the safety of your meat
April 7, 2017 - 10:32am
April 6, 2017
Titan Machinery Inc.'s headquarters is seen Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at 644 Beaton Drive E., West Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Titan Machinery looks to boost operating efficiency after reducing inventory, closing dealerships
April 6, 2017 - 12:38pm
April 5, 2017
The Palmer amaranth weed is pictured in Harrison County, Iowa in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 31, 2017. Bob Hartzler/Iowa State University/Handout via REUTERS
Destructive weed threatens U.S. corn fields
April 5, 2017 - 4:08pm
Sheep shearing is like a slow-motion wrestling match and haircut. Photo taken April 1, 2017, at Volga, S.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
How the sheep were shorn: Part-time jobs go full steam this time of year
April 5, 2017 - 11:13am
April 4, 2017
Trees begin to bloom as Dallas Flynn identifies plants in the background. Meagan Pittelko / Forum News Service
How Frazee growers are creating their own year-round farm
April 4, 2017 - 4:50pm
Wally is pictured here waking up his first morning in his "forever home" at the SoulSpace Sanctuary in New Richmond, Wis., according to founder Kara Breci. Submitted photoplay button
Lucky pig saved from slaughter after jumping from truck on interstate at 70 mph
April 4, 2017 - 4:07pm
April 3, 2017
Donna Moenning with the Center for Food Integrity says farmers can connect with consumers through shared values. (Michelle Rook, Special to Agweek)
Farmers learn how to connect with consumers
April 3, 2017 - 9:00pm
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