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November 3, 2016
Muddy ruts are seen in a corn field in northern Kandiyohi County where pockets of unharvested corn are left standing because conditions are too wet. Excessive rain in west central Minnesota has made it difficult for farmers to get the last 20 percent of the crop out of fields.

Carolyn Lange / Tribune
Harvest slogs along
November 3, 2016 - 4:03pm
August 30, 2016
Soybeans are shown Tuesday afternoon in a field near Pennock. A producer survey released Tuesday by Farm Futures magazine says U.S. farmers plan to increase their soybean plantings in 2017 to an all-time high. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
August 30, 2016 - 4:18pm
August 19, 2016
Corn syrup is used in commercial and home baking and other products. File photo / Clipart.com
U.S. corn syrup makers seek record prices even as sugar finds more favor
August 19, 2016 - 7:30am
July 30, 2016
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
July 30, 2016 - 12:00am
July 20, 2016
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
July 20, 2016 - 11:45pm
July 9, 2016
Meeting Tuesday will provide advice about storm-damaged crops
July 9, 2016 - 12:28am
July 8, 2016
Meeting Tuesday will provide advice about storm-damaged crops
July 8, 2016 - 8:19am
June 11, 2016
Twenty-three cars of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying cor derailed Friday evening in Cottonwood. There were no injuries, according to railroad spokeswoman Amy McBeth. (Photo courtesy Naomi Stensrud)
BNSF train derails in Cottonwood, spilling 23 cars of corn
June 11, 2016 - 4:32pm
May 16, 2016
Jarez Anez of Anez Consulting in Willmar saw frost-damaged corn during a crop assessment on a field south of Danube in Renville County. (SUBMITTED)
Weekend frost nips some farm fields
May 16, 2016 - 6:32pm
October 22, 2015
A combine harvests corn Thursday in a field along Kandiyohi County Road 26 north of the town of Kandiyohi. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Corn harvesting continues
October 22, 2015 - 10:40pm
September 1, 2015
Soybean yields are expected to be good this year in west central Minnesota. The extra bushels will be needed to make up for the price, which is about $3 less per bushel than last year, according to the latest government price reports. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Area expects high crop yields
September 1, 2015 - 11:19pm
March 31, 2015
Service technician Robert Morrill works Tuesday on a tractor’s air filter at Haug Implement Co. in Willmar. The USDA released its Prospective Plantings report — in which it predicts what farmers will plant this spring — Tuesday. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
USDA expects more soybeans, small-market crops to be planted this spring
March 31, 2015 - 11:50pm
February 12, 2015
MPR / Mark Steil
Duane Ommodt works on a tractor Jan. 30 in a shop on his farm near St. James in southern Minnesota. Ommodt says low grain prices mean this year probably will be a money loser for most farmers.
As corn prices fall, Minnesota farmers worry about future
February 12, 2015 - 11:27pm
October 20, 2014
A four-row combine heads down Kandiyohi County Road 119 southeast of Willmar to a field to combine corn. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
‘Tis the season
October 20, 2014 - 11:46pm
May 2, 2014
A tractor and tillage equipment sit idle Friday morning in a farm field near Granite Falls. It could be the middle of next week before farmers in west-central Minnesota get into the fields to begin planting this year’s corn crop. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
After a long, hard winter: Rain, cold stalls farmers at starting gates of crop year
May 2, 2014 - 11:24pm
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