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May 12, 2013
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., takes a question Saturday during an interview at the West Central Tribune offices in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
U.S. Sen. Franken hopes for Farm Bill legislation
May 12, 2013 - 8:32pm
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
May 5, 2013
Farmers hook up a full tank of anhydrous ammonia Tuesday in a field north of Worthington. While limited field work has begun, most farmers are waiting for sustained warm temperatures to start planting. (Brian Korthals/Forum News Service)
Spring planting has barely begun for most farmers
May 5, 2013 - 10:52pm
May 4, 2013
CRP challenges: Losing acres because of attractive crop prices, federal budget cuts
May 4, 2013 - 2:22pm
Livestock producers should document losses for potential claims
May 4, 2013 - 11:18am
April 30, 2013
Minn. farmers still waiting to start field work
April 30, 2013 - 8:32am
USDA study looks at immigration, its importance to agriculture sector
April 30, 2013 - 7:34am
April 18, 2013
Minnesota Republicans want no part of ag budget bill they say is wasteful
April 18, 2013 - 10:47pm
April 15, 2013
Angus cattle producer Gary Stai feeds a couple of heifers at his livestock farm near the south shore of Lake Andrew, west of New London. High grain prices for feed have reduced the profit margin for livestock producers like Stai. Tribune photo by David Little
West Central Minnesota cattle producers’ profit margins taking a big hit
April 15, 2013 - 11:21pm
April 14, 2013
Minnesota soybean variety sprouts up in Korean kitchens
April 14, 2013 - 11:23pm
Wetland banking an option for farmers seeking mitigation
April 14, 2013 - 11:20pm
April 8, 2013
Leroy Petersen is the newly hired agriculture and renewable energy specialist for the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission. Tribune photo by Anne Polta
New EDC ag specialist believes in planting seeds
April 8, 2013 - 11:01pm
April 6, 2013
Sugar beets donated by American Crystal Sugar Co. of Moorhead, Minn., are unloaded March 26 at Mandan, N.D., for a North Dakota State University energy beet processing study. The NDSU work is being done at the Northern Great Plains Agricultural Laboratory at Mandan, which is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service. (Forum News Service/Submitted photo by NDSU)
Study of energy from beets begins in N.D.
April 6, 2013 - 12:05pm
Up to 8.5 percent reduction in direct payments proposed by USDA for required cuts
April 6, 2013 - 10:03am