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March 18, 2016
David Berg, president and CEO of American Crystal Sugar Company, presents an overview of the history of sugar to guests Thursday at the International Sugarbeet Institute at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota. (Nick Nelson/Agweek)
'Don't fall out of love with sugar'
March 18, 2016 - 5:30am
March 17, 2016
Guests of the 54th International Sugarbeet Institute walk amonG agricultural equipment on the arena floor of the Alerus Center Wednesday in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The event took place Wednesday and Thursday, and it included both exhibits and speakers such as Jim Wiesemeyer, senior vice president of Informa Economics, Inc., and David Berg, President and CEO of American Crystal Sugar Company. (NICK NELSON | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Sugarbeet outlook encouraging, but GMO issue a concern
March 17, 2016 - 12:16am
March 16, 2016
Buffer change passes committee
March 16, 2016 - 11:20pm
State legislators to revisit ‘buffer strip’ law
March 16, 2016 - 5:30am
March 15, 2016
Tom Brusven with the Chippewa County chapter of Pheasants Forever walks a grassland in this Tribune file photo. The state is seeking $9.5 million in bond funds to acquire and develop Wildlife Management Areas and Aquatic Management Areas. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Conservation coalition calls for state support
March 15, 2016 - 11:52pm
March 8, 2016
Sam Romain, from Haug Implement in Willmar, points at data on a field map that was generated with aerial imagery the company provides. Romain demonstrated the technology at the Willmar Ag Show, which continues today at the Willmar Civic Center. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
At Willmar ag show, drones all the talk
March 8, 2016 - 11:34pm
Representatives of area businesses set up their exhibits Monday for the Willmar Ag Show. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Willmar Ag Show starts today
March 8, 2016 - 12:07am
December 15, 2015
A pig at the 2014 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa. (REUTERS)
Minnesota farmers feed dead pigs to other hogs to fend off deadly virus
December 15, 2015 - 4:00pm
October 7, 2015
Two men have died as a result of recent crashes involving sugar beet trucks. DAVE SAMSON | FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Recent fatal crashes involving farm trucks put focus on road safety during harvest
October 7, 2015 - 9:34am
September 30, 2015
Video: What's new down on the farm? How about shrimp!
September 30, 2015 - 9:51am
September 13, 2015
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Video: Down on the Farm ... the Way it Once Worked
September 13, 2015 - 11:53am
September 8, 2015
Turkey producer Robert Orsten of Willmar tells Minnesota House members Tuesday that he did not see most other family members from April through June in fear they may pass avian flu from one farm to another. With him is Steve Olson, executive director of Minnesota poultry associations. (Don Davis | Forum News Service)
Minnesota readies for bird flu outbreak
September 8, 2015 - 11:58pm
April 20, 2015
Letter: Use your farm subsidies
April 20, 2015 - 5:00am
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
March 28, 2015
About 66,000 turkeys were euthanized recently due to avian flu. (SUBMITTED/Minnesota Department of Agriculture)
Avian flu hits a Lac qui Parle County farm
March 28, 2015 - 9:33am