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September 18, 2013
Farm equipment repair still a taxing situation
September 18, 2013 - 3:06am
September 6, 2013
Atwater Threshing Days to feature new exhibits, old favorites this weekend
September 6, 2013 - 2:51pm
August 20, 2013
Corn grows in a field near St. Cloud on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Some crops in central and eastern Minnesota have been hindered by a lack of rain in recent weeks. (AP Photo/The St. Cloud Times, Jun-Kai Teoh)
Farm fields turn dry in central, eastern Minn.
August 20, 2013 - 9:37am
August 13, 2013
Letter: DFL’s not kind to farmers
August 13, 2013 - 6:35pm
July 31, 2013
Letter: Miller letter had distortions
July 31, 2013 - 1:00am
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 3, 2013
Larry Konsterlie loads his truck March 25 with grain stored on his farm in rural Pennock. “It’s an exciting time, but also a cautious time,” Konsterlie said, as U.S. farmers are increasingly exporting their grain and livestock to feed the hungry world. Agriculture’s future looks prosperous, he said. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Farming in an exciting time, but caution may be warranted
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
Cory Erickson of Raymond harvests one of his corn fields Sept. 14, 2012, in rural Kerkhoven. A recent University of Minnesota Extension paper found that the average return of $280.36 per acre of corn means a farmer needs to grow 428 acres to support a family of three persons. Tribune file photo by Ron Adams
So you want to be a farmer? Have 540 acres to farm, $120K to support family?
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
June 19, 2012
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From NY Life to Farmer's Wife blog: Learning to be Minnesotan
June 19, 2012 - 8:49am
January 14, 2011
EDC to ask county to support on-farm worker housing
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
Letter: The farmer's true customers
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Farm accident injures Wadena man
November 19, 2010 - 4:45pm
November 11, 2010
Letter: Is Walmart going socialist?
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am