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David Glinz, 73, of Jamestown, N.D., was likely North Dakota’s largest grain farmer in 1982, when the farm credit crisis was reaching its apex. His father and brother lost their farms in bankruptcy, and he downsized from 50,000 acres to about 13,000 acres. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
'It was crazy': Farming titan among the survivors of ‘80s crisis
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January 11, 2019
Industrial hemp produces a dense stand of plants. The seeds are harvested and can be used for oil products. The fiber of the plant stalks is currently not harvested in North Dakota. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
South Dakota awaiting licensing to join North Dakota as hemp producer
January 11, 2019 - 1:16pm
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NDSU works through ag research funding cuts
January 11, 2019 - 10:00am
January 10, 2019
Knutson: Fathers expected to play bigger role, causing farm family dilemma
January 10, 2019 - 6:00am
January 8, 2019
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Shutdown stalls Trump farm bailout created in response to trade war
January 8, 2019 - 6:00pm
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
USDA enacts plan for MFP extension due to government shutdown
January 8, 2019 - 5:33pm
Farmers are expected to plant more acres of corn and less acres of soybeans in 2019. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Acreage expected to shift to more corn next season: Many farmers still on the fence
January 8, 2019 - 6:00am
January 7, 2019
Sarah Vogel moved home to Bismarck from Washington, D.C., in 1981. She specialized in helping financially troubled farmers and November 1982 was featured in “Life” magazine, in this photo essay by Grey Villet. Courtesy of Life magazine
Attorney worked to stop foreclosures during ‘80s farm crisis
January 7, 2019 - 6:00am
January 4, 2019
The most effective way to prevent tractor overturn deaths, according to NIOSH, is the use of a modern equipment with a Roll-Over Protective Structure coupled with the use of a seat belt.  James B. Miller, Jr. / Forum News Service
Farm fatalities on the rise: Ag industry ranked most hazardous in the US
January 4, 2019 - 3:51pm
Corn grows in a field in Booneville, Iowa. Scott Morgan/Copyright 2019 The New York Times
Farmers fear another hit as Trump shutdown threatens ethanol vow
January 4, 2019 - 9:45am
The body of banker Rudolph Blythe lies in the ditch where he was killed by Steven Todd Jenkins on Sept. 29, 1983, north of a Ruthton, Minn., farmstead. Photo courtesy of the Marshall Independent
Amid the 1980s farm crisis, desperate farmer, son murder ag lenders
January 4, 2019 - 6:00am
January 3, 2019
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A Look Back: The 1980s Farm Crisis
January 3, 2019 - 2:59pm
Kris Ringwall was director of North Dakota State University’s Dickinson Research Extension Center until he started a new career at the University of Saskatchewan this fall. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Retiring to new research career: Extension’s Ringwall starts new job in Canada
January 3, 2019 - 6:00am
Kris Ringwall was director of North Dakota State University’s Dickinson Research Extension Center until he started a new career at the University of Saskatchewan this fall. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Retiring to new research career: Extension’s Ringwall starts new job in Canada
January 3, 2019 - 6:00am
January 2, 2019
Climate change increases crop specialization risks in Midwest, study suggests
January 2, 2019 - 6:00am
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