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May 24, 2017
A spotted wing drosophila fruit fly, here held captive inside a glass container, will be used in an experiment at UMD to determine the effectiveness of several different kinds of traps. Bob King / Forum News Service
UMD lab helping combat raspberry-devouring pest
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May 23, 2017
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
May 22, 2017
Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer sits in his private office at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C., on his first morning on the job, Jan. 29, 2008. Forum News Service file photo. Forum News Service file photo.
Congress renames Fargo ag lab for former North Dakota governor
May 22, 2017 - 12:12pm
Tru Shrimp is a company that wants to produce a large part of the U.S. shrimp market. (Submitted photo)
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
May 22, 2017 - 6:50am
Organic farmer John "Jack" Olson of Litchville, N.D., won a dispute with the National Resources Conservation Service over a Wetlands Reserve Program payment. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
May 22, 2017 - 5:54am
May 20, 2017
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AgweekTV: North Dakota flavor in DC
May 20, 2017 - 8:30am
May 19, 2017
Doug Backlund, manager of the Rooster Roost Ranch, Mitchell, S.D. (Submitted photo)
5 questions with ... Doug Backlund, manager of the Rooster Roost Ranch, Mitchell, S.D.
May 19, 2017 - 9:37pm
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Deere sees a higher sales yield for the first time in years
May 19, 2017 - 10:52am
May 18, 2017
Trucks wait at the international border bridge Zaragoza to cross over to El Paso, Texas, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Dec. 20, 2016. Jose Luis Gonzalez / Reuters
Ag sector to keep close eye on NAFA renegotiations
May 18, 2017 - 4:06pm
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Students at Yellow Medicine East Schools are raising tomato and pepper plants to test the LED greenhouse. Clockwise from left are Kolin Eckstrom, Chandler Rillo, Josh Nordaune, Anne Clark and Cesia Gaitan. They are in one of three greenhouse sections.
YME builds windowless greenhouse
May 18, 2017 - 8:20am
May 16, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka brief reporters Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on the status of state budget negotiations. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 15, 2017
Dayton aide: 'I fell short' on ag comments
May 15, 2017 - 9:10pm
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Up close with new Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue
May 15, 2017 - 9:06am
President Donald Trump arrives at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, U.S., after a day trip to Lynchburg, Virginia, May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
Immigration crackdown not aimed at farm workers, Trump says
May 15, 2017 - 7:34am
A honeybee sits atop a canola blossom in July 2014 in the Robinson, N.D., area. Canola is one of several flowering crops on which bees in North Dakota feed, and beekeepers would like to see more research on bee nutrition. Mikkel Pates/ Forum News Service
North Dakota offers money for honey bee research
May 15, 2017 - 7:34am
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