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Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company in 2014 terminated its grain handling contract with Glacial Plains Cooperative. Four years of litigation followed, and Friday it returns to District Court in Swift County.
Supreme Court rules CVEC may end contract with Glacial Plains; case returns to local court
3 hours 56 min ago
June 20, 2018
In a spruced-up Duluth, Minn., warehouse, President Donald Trump sits in the center seat during a roundtable discussion about the economy on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Forum News Service photoplay button
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
12 hours 23 min ago
June 19, 2018
Rachel Gray's farm near Blackduck, Minn., received 5 inches of rain over the weekend. (Submitted photo)
Some areas of western Minnesota saw up to 7 inches of rain
June 19, 2018 - 3:56pm
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Larry Larson walks in a high tunnel Thursday on the Larson farm in Willmar. It's not less work than gardening outside, but Larson said the working conditions are nicer: “It can be raining outside and we can be inside gardening.” play button
Garden goodness: High tunnels provide jump start for Willmar vegetable farm
June 19, 2018 - 10:51am
June 18, 2018
Superior Grain Equipment Inc., has survived in a down farm economy in part because farmers have seen good crops and have needed the market flexibility that grain storage and handling provides. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Bin, machinery makers hit by steel tariff hikes
June 18, 2018 - 7:45am
The U.S. dairy industry continues to be a strong exporter, though market disruptions following the European Union's move to abolish milk quotas caused some difficulties. (U.S. Dairy Export Council graphic)
Professor blames full-fat trend for dairy trade spat
June 18, 2018 - 7:07am
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Website offers crop insurance information, state-by-state totals
June 18, 2018 - 7:03am
MoDak Dairy at Goodwin, S.D., is one of many South Dakota operations opening their doors to the public for June Dairy Month. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
SD dairy industry continues to grow, add economic value
June 18, 2018 - 6:44am
June 16, 2018
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A woman went to check her corn - and was swallowed by a python
June 16, 2018 - 1:17pm
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AgweekTV: Got Cheese?
June 16, 2018 - 8:30am
June 13, 2018
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt shakes hands at a forum hosted by the National Sorghum Producers at a farm near Reliance in central South Dakota on Wednesday. Ellen Bardash /  Forum News Service
Two-hour, private visit by Pruitt to SD farm included roundtable event
June 13, 2018 - 9:25pm
Tractors are pictured heading south down Minnesota Avenue Wednesday in Sioux Falls as part of a farm rally for biofuels. (Photo courtesy of South Dakota Corn)
SD ag groups scrutinize EPA Administrator Pruitt's visit
June 13, 2018 - 9:23pm
Commentary: A bipartisan Farm Bill works for Minnesota
June 13, 2018 - 9:53am
June 12, 2018
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt outlines the regulatory reform his agency has already achieved. (Michelle Rook/Special to Forum News Service)
SD Corn Growers plan to give Pruitt the cold shoulder during visit
June 12, 2018 - 4:08pm
June 11, 2018
Valerie Woo, an Agriculture Specialist with Customs and Border Protection (CBP), examines mangoes for signs of mango weevils as the fruits were found in luggage aboard an incoming international flight at Dulles International Airport.  Washington Post photo by Jahi Chikwendiu
Carrying a real apple or a fake Gucci? Tell a Customs and Border Protection officer anyway.
June 11, 2018 - 1:05pm
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