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March 28, 2015
Soybeans cut swath through wheat belt in Western Canada
March 28, 2015 - 6:00am
May 2, 2014
A tractor and tillage equipment sit idle Friday morning in a farm field near Granite Falls. It could be the middle of next week before farmers in west-central Minnesota get into the fields to begin planting this year’s corn crop. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
After a long, hard winter: Rain, cold stalls farmers at starting gates of crop year
May 2, 2014 - 11:24pm
August 12, 2013
A cornfield is shown Monday in Kandiyohi County. The 2013 harvest now is projected to be smaller than expected. With harvest a few weeks away, the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday forecast a corn crop of 13.763 billion bushels, a 28 percent increase from drought-hit 2012, but 2 percent smaller than traders expected. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
USDA’s cut to corn and soybean crops catches market off guard
August 12, 2013 - 11:25pm
August 6, 2013
Minnesota corn, soybean pasture conditions decline
August 6, 2013 - 9:55am
April 14, 2013
Minnesota soybean variety sprouts up in Korean kitchens
April 14, 2013 - 11:23pm
August 6, 2011
Soybeans are shown in a field early in July in Minnesota. (Jonathan Knutson/Forum Communications Co.)
Time to monitor soybean aphids in soybeans in southwestern Minn.
August 6, 2011 - 12:00am
January 28, 2011
China's $6 billion soybean buy benefits Minnesota
January 28, 2011 - 10:00am
October 21, 2010
Allan Loge, left, operates a combine Tuesday as Mike Schlie drives a grain cart tractor while they work in a field near County Road 127, east of the Willmar city limits. Area yields are ranging from 175 to more than 200 bushels per acre of corn. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
For area farmers, this year's harvest is nearly in the bin; weather has made a world of difference over last year
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
March 27, 2010
United Soybean Board seeks soybean farmers for See for Yourself program
March 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 24, 2009
Extension offers advice on handling, drying of soybeans
October 24, 2009 - 12:00am
October 21, 2009
A farmer harvests soybeans Tuesday in a field along 45th Avenue Southeast near Willmar. The unseasonably cold and wet weather through the first two-plus weeks of October has been particularly hard on regional farmers. One official with the University of Minnesota Extension call the situation serious. Just 34 percent of the state's soybean crop has so far been harvested. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Farmers continue to battle the weather
October 21, 2009 - 12:00am
October 20, 2009
Truck rolls on ramp from Highway 71 to Highway 23
October 20, 2009 - 9:34am
September 3, 2009
A farm along Kandiyohi County Road 26 is separated from the road by a field of corn. Farmers say corn and soy crops in the area need more heat and a late frost to assure maximum yield. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Farmers: Crop still has potential
September 3, 2009 - 12:00am