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May 24, 2019
Be thankful for the early generations on the farm. Shown, from left, are four generations on the Schlecht farm in 2016: Marlowe, Reanna, Gideon, Kennedy and Brandon Schlecht. (Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service)
The Sorting Pen: Be thankful for the earlier generations on your farm
May 24, 2019 - 6:00am
May 23, 2019
Trump Administration to unveil new $16 billion aid package for American farmers hit in trade war
May 23, 2019 - 10:20am
May 22, 2019
Floodwaters surround corn sitting under a collapsed grain bins in this aerial photograph over Pacific Junction, Iowa, on March 23, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.play button
Bad weather and Trump's trade war spawn U.S. farmer quandary
May 22, 2019 - 12:04pm
May 21, 2019
Commentary: Farms are suffering from climate change and Trump's trade war. Here's how to help
May 21, 2019 - 12:44pm
Mental and emotional stress can make it difficult to continue making decisions to run a farm. Experts recommend making health a priority as a farm management strategy. Erin Brown / Grand Vale Creative
In stressful times, farmers need to add mental health to the to-do list
May 21, 2019 - 6:00am
May 11, 2019
Jenny Schlecht
The Sorting Pen: The ‘lifestyle’ of farming can be draining. Let’s talk about it
May 11, 2019 - 6:00am
May 9, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence calls for Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., to push for a vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement while visiting a farm Thursday, May 9, in rural Glyndon, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor play button
VP Pence visits Red River Valley to prod Peterson, Democrats on approving trade deal
May 9, 2019 - 4:32pm
A dirt road runs between two corn fields in Adair, Iowa, in April. Photo for The Washington Post by Joshua Lott.
As Democrats woo rural voters, some say why bother
May 9, 2019 - 6:00am
May 7, 2019
Paul Wagner gets ready to incorporate fertilizer on land his family farms near Fisher, Minn., on Monday, May 7, 2019. Planting has been limited in the Red River Valley due to cooler and wetter conditions. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Farmers in region ‘super edgy’
May 7, 2019 - 5:29pm
An artist's rendering of buildings associated with the Grand Farm autonomous farming initiative depicts how it might look in three to five years, about 10 miles south of Fargo, N.D. Image courtesy of Emerging Prairie.play button
What could be the farm of the future is taking shape just outside Fargo
May 7, 2019 - 6:00am
April 27, 2019
Forum News Service file
Wave of new tech firms targeting farms in weather wars
April 27, 2019 - 2:08pm
April 21, 2019
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Sweet corn out, sweet potatoes in: Data shows fundamental shifts in American farming
April 21, 2019 - 11:34am
April 15, 2019
A farmer carries a bag of corn seed in Malden, Ill., on May 16, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
US farmers fear China deal will leave them worse off than before trade war
April 15, 2019 - 9:23am
April 4, 2019
Flooding threatens projected rise in corn planting for Central Plains states
April 4, 2019 - 4:56pm
February 22, 2019
Corn is loaded into semi-trucks on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at CHS Dakota Ag Co-Op in Kindred. In November, the Minneapolis Fed reported that for the year ending in June of 2018, 84 farm operations in the Ninth District (the Dakotas, Minnesota, Montana, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and northwestern Wisconsin), filed for Chapter 12 bankruptcy protection - more than twice the level seen in 2014. David Samson / The Forum
As bankruptcies rise, farmers and lenders hope for big harvests, rise in crop prices
February 22, 2019 - 10:31am
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