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January 7, 2018
A farmer uses a tractor to fill an area in his corn field where rains washed out the soil in Princeton, Illinois, on May 2, 2017. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
Farmers gave their votes to Trump. Now they're looking for a return
January 7, 2018 - 5:45am
December 16, 2017
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AgweekTV: Food blogger Molly Yeh makes the big time
December 16, 2017 - 8:30am
September 21, 2017
NOAA says warmer start to winter, but La Nina could bring cold, snow later
September 21, 2017 - 6:37pm
August 11, 2017
Some Midwesterners have no problem driving on ice-covered lakes to ice fish.
Ya, you betcha: 13 signs you live in the Midwest
August 11, 2017 - 10:04am
June 26, 2017
Wheat stalks stand at a farm near Drysdale, Australia.  Bloomberg photo by Carla Gottgens.
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
June 26, 2017 - 2:59pm
March 13, 2017
Regional divisions have delayed past farm bills
March 13, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 10, 2016
Heat leaves, rain comes to part of Upper Midwest
June 10, 2016 - 11:09pm
April 25, 2016
Gene Metz, who farms near Lismore and Rushmore on top of the Buffalo Ridge in southwest Minnesota, prepares his land for a corn crop earlier this month. Metz is worried about the farming profitability again this year as low commodity prices continue to raise havoc in the Upper Midwest. (BARRY AMUNDSON | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Low farm prices worry the Upper Midwest
April 25, 2016 - 11:49pm
December 22, 2015
Crowds attend the 2015 Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Minnesota's population growth outpaces other Midwestern states
December 22, 2015 - 11:09am
November 17, 2015
Republicans increase demand to pause refugee flow
November 17, 2015 - 11:10pm
October 30, 2015
Most Upper Midwest senators favor budget deal
October 30, 2015 - 11:02pm
June 23, 2015
A corn field is seen Monday east of Willmar. Corn needs more heat than most other crop species. Upper Midwest crops generally are faring better on growing degree days now than they were one year ago. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Farmers track growing degree days as well as calendar for crop progress
June 23, 2015 - 12:38am
April 21, 2015
Midwest Opinion: When will spring rain fall in the Midwest?
April 21, 2015 - 4:00am
April 20, 2015
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
April 20, 2015 - 5:30am
April 16, 2015
Commentary: Farming Moves North With the Temperatures
April 16, 2015 - 2:08am