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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
April 26, 2014
Bird Island, Sacred Heart farmers inducted into Corn Growers Recruiter Hall of Fame
April 26, 2014 - 9:00am
August 24, 2013
Upper Midwest corn needs heat, rain
August 24, 2013 - 9:51am
August 12, 2013
A cornfield is shown Monday in Kandiyohi County. The 2013 harvest now is projected to be smaller than expected. With harvest a few weeks away, the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday forecast a corn crop of 13.763 billion bushels, a 28 percent increase from drought-hit 2012, but 2 percent smaller than traders expected. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
USDA’s cut to corn and soybean crops catches market off guard
August 12, 2013 - 11:25pm
August 6, 2013
Minnesota corn, soybean pasture conditions decline
August 6, 2013 - 9:55am
July 2, 2013
Minnesota corn knee-high by Fourth of July
July 2, 2013 - 7:55am
June 28, 2013
USDA: Wet spring won't affect predicted corn crop
June 28, 2013 - 3:25pm
May 10, 2013
USDA: Despite late start, record corn crop likely
May 10, 2013 - 10:00am
May 7, 2013
A farmer tills the soil Tuesday in a field north of Pennock. The unusually wet start to the spring is frustrating farmers across the Midwest who have so far been able to plant only a small amount of their corn crop. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Wet spring taking a toll on Midwest farmers
May 7, 2013 - 10:53pm
April 30, 2013
Tracks reopen after train derails in Blue Earth, Minn.
April 30, 2013 - 3:15pm
January 11, 2013
In this July 2012 photo, corn stalks struggling from lack of rain and a heat wave covering most of the country are seen in Farmingdale, Ill. AP Photo/Seth Perlman
Drought cut corn crop by about one-fourth
January 11, 2013 - 9:54pm
September 4, 2012
The former Minnesota Energy plant in Buffalo Lake began production in 1997 but was closed in early 2010 and remained idled until being acquired and re-permitted this year by Purified Renewable Energy LLC. Renville County is a national leader in the production of corn and once again is home to an operating ethanol plant with the reopening of the Buffalo Lake plant by Purified Renewable Energy LLC. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Ethanol production resumes at plant in Buffalo Lake, Minn.
September 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 25, 2012
Despite an extremely hot summer with little rain, the region's corn crop has fared well. Although there are pockets of under-producing crops, one area farmer projects the overall harvest of corn and soybeans will be on par with last year. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
West central Minn.crops largely escape drought
August 25, 2012 - 12:00am
August 18, 2012
West central Minn. ethanol producers enjoy benefits of local supply, efficient plants amid high corn prices
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 28, 2012
In this undated file photo, John Baumgartner of Olivia delivers a basket of steaming hot sweet corn to the kitchen at Nester Park in Olivia during the annual Corn Capital Days corn and bean feed. Tribune photo
No dent in the corn supply for annual Corn Capital Days in Olivia, Minn.
July 28, 2012 - 12:00am
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