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October 19, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Mud covers the tires of a defoliator in a sugar beet field in rural Raymond. Beet growers in Minnesota have been making good progress on harvest despite wet conditions, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture crop report. Soybean and corn harvests are far behind the average, but warm, windy weather this week is helping.
Rain, mud hamper harvest in west central Minnesota
October 19, 2017 - 5:37am
October 15, 2017
Sisseton, S.D., farmer Robert Hanson, and a team of Morgan/Percherons stop at the Dakota Connections truck stop on Saturday, Oct. 7. Hanson takes his daughter, Maureen Nelson, and her pals on a moonlit harvest ride. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
October 15, 2017 - 4:54pm
October 3, 2017
Cool, damp weather delays soybean, corn harvests
October 3, 2017 - 9:20pm
October 2, 2017
Slow harvest pace: Are fall rains good or bad?
October 2, 2017 - 6:11am
September 25, 2017
The impact of dicamba drift on fields won't be known until soybean harvest begins. (Michelle Rook/Special to Agweek)
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
September 25, 2017 - 9:58am
September 24, 2017
Kindred school bus driver Bob Jostad speaks about his wife's death in a bus accident and feels all farm truck drivers should be required to have a commercial drivers license. David Samson / Forum News Service
'You've got to do something': Kindred man follows dying wife's plea for increased farm truck safety
September 24, 2017 - 7:10am
September 17, 2017
Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative of Wahpeton, N.D., again is asking co-op members to identify 15 percent of acres they might have to leave unharvested, due to yield estimates that have ballooned to 32 tons. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Minn-Dak co-op starts its pre-pile beet harvest
September 17, 2017 - 6:48am
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
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 21, 2015
MnDOT asks motorists, farmers to share the road
September 21, 2015 - 11:31pm
September 8, 2015
Combines harvest dry edible beans Tuesday in a field about a mile west of Raymond. Dry edible beans were 18 percent harvested in the state as of Sunday, according to the Minnesota crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Harvesting edible beans
September 8, 2015 - 11:22pm
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
August 12, 2015
Ripe wild rice harvesting season starts Saturday
August 12, 2015 - 12:04am
A variety of cars, including tanks, are parked on tracks in Willmar. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
BNSF puts a moratorium on adding more oil tank cars
November 12, 2014 - 11:29pm
Deer harvest rates decrease throughout Minnesota
November 12, 2014 - 11:17pm
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