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February 20, 2018
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The Kandiyohi County Board rejected a conditional use permit this past November for a proposed hog operation in the northern part of the county. On Tuesday, the board adopted a resolution reaffirming the importance of supporting the livestock sector of the local farming economy.
County Board reaffirms support of animal ag
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February 19, 2018
Tomatoes are kept tethered along an adjustable trellis in a Gilkerson Gardens greenhouse at Brookings, S.D. in July 2016. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
5 things in food and agriculture we can agree on
February 19, 2018 - 7:35am
Donna Moenning with the Center for Food Integrity says a majority of consumers trust farmers when it comes to their food supply. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Research shows consumers trust farmers
February 19, 2018 - 7:24am
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6 ways FFA prepares students for job interviews, future careers
February 19, 2018 - 7:15am
Justin Zahradka, a student from NDSU, stands inside the cattle pen on his family farm in Lawton, ND on December 28, 2015. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
What FFA meant to him: Young farmer sees big benefits
February 19, 2018 - 7:00am
How healthy are the food options in your rural community?
February 19, 2018 - 6:30am
Hannah Gress is the North Dakota FFA State Treasurer. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Giving Hearts Day yields $30,000 for ND FFA Foundation
February 19, 2018 - 5:29am
February 17, 2018
Trump budget cuts crop insurance and heating, boosts military and infrastructure
February 17, 2018 - 10:03am
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AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
February 17, 2018 - 8:30am
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AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
February 17, 2018 - 8:30am
February 14, 2018
Cattle linger in the background of a manure pile in Stutsman County, N.D., on Feb. 14, 2018. A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Feb. 13, 2018,
would exempt livestock producers from reporting releases of livestock emissions. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Legislation would exempt livestock producers from emissions reporting
February 14, 2018 - 2:10pm
February 13, 2018
Abby Beckley in 2015 on a hike near her home in Bend, Oregon. She is the first human known to have been infected with a rare eye worm found in cows. (Family photo)
An Ore. woman was infected with rare eye worms, possibly while walking near cattle
February 13, 2018 - 12:42pm
Carolyn Lange / TribuneKevin Ortenblad began working on an aeroponics growing system a year ago at his rural New London home. The family-owned Lettuce Abound Farms is expected to harvest its first crop of leafy greens early this spring. The crop will be marketed to restaurants and food co-ops.
Aeroponics farm near New London will produce leafy greens year-round
February 13, 2018 - 5:57am
February 12, 2018
The well-known slogan, “We Do Cows!” has been around since 2002. It predates the company’s name, Leedstone Inc., which was established in 2013. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
There's more behind the 'We Do Cows' billboard along I-94 in Melrose, Minn.
February 12, 2018 - 8:34am
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Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values
February 12, 2018 - 7:17am