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May 18, 2017
Brocket, N.D. farmer Austin Sundeen talks about the negative impact that excess soil moisture has had on planting in his area on Monday, May 15, 2017. In spite of a late start, Sundeen has completed nearly half of his planting in a week's time. (Nick Nelson/Agweek)
Farmers playing catch-up as weather turns in their favor
May 18, 2017 - 10:33am
May 15, 2017
Corey Bader, of Lehr, N.D., was seeding soybeans on May 10, 2017 in Logan County. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Good spring for planting; farmers making progress
May 15, 2017 - 7:49am
May 1, 2017
Dave Schwartz is a crop and dairy farmer from Slayton, Minn. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Cold, damp weather keeps dairyman out of the field
May 1, 2017 - 6:00am
April 11, 2017
Soybeans in a field west of Letcher, S.D. Matt Gade/ Forum News Service
Soybean stock slides as USDA predicts more planting
April 11, 2017 - 6:47pm
February 20, 2017
Melting snow in eastern South Dakota is increasing soil moisture, with more precipitation likely in March. Erin Wicker / Special to Agweek
Spring weather outlook for South Dakota hard to predict
February 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
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
May 5, 2012
Planting in Minnesota continues around intermittent rain showers
May 5, 2012 - 12:00am
April 26, 2012
Shea Loso, 4, of Willmar, left front, and Sawyer Johnson, 5, of Kerkhoven, get help planting seeds Wednesday from Diann Johnson, of Kerkhoven, along with Eli Gerdes, 3, right of Prinsburg, who gets help from his mother, Emily, during the Willmar Library preschool program "How does your garden grow?" Master gardener Alicia Quisberg was on hand to answer gardening questions. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
'How does your garden grow?'
April 26, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2011
Wet weather Tuesday added to the moisture that is keeping farmers out of area fields, including this one east of Willmar. Virtually no soybeans or corn has been planted in the state. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Crop progress in Minnesota essentially nil
April 27, 2011 - 9:00am
April 23, 2011
Field work weeks away
April 23, 2011 - 12:00am
April 13, 2010
A farmer on Monday tills the soil in a field along Kandiyohi County Road 9 Northeast near Willmar High School. The warmer spring weather has provided area farmers an opportunity get an early start on preparing their fields for planting. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
An early start on things
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Minn. corn, soy acreage expected to hold steady
March 31, 2010 - 10:56am
April 24, 2009
George Dunn checks over a digger shovel Thursday while tilling a field for his son, Troy, south of Sunburg. Field work is beginning one to two weeks ahead of schedule this year. Predicted week-end rains would be welcome, but could slow down progress. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Spring field work gets rolling
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
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