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August 21, 2017
Jonathan Knutson
'Lip service' to soil health?
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
August 3, 2017
A Golden-winged Warbler sits on a small perch in the early morning sun for a dramatic portrait.
U.S. bird report shows progress
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
July 6, 2017
It's a messy point to make, but Holly Hatlewick of the Renville County Soil and Water Conservation District made it by showing the different water infiltration rates in soils that range from low to high organic content. She used a rainfall simulator to make the point during the cover crops meeting in Renville on Thursday. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Cover crops catching on
July 6, 2017 - 7:47pm
July 5, 2017
U.S. is said to favor Midwest corn farmers in biofuels quota
July 5, 2017 - 1:52pm
May 24, 2017
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 22, 2017
No-till is just one of the practices farmers are using to be more sustainable. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
April 22, 2017 - 5:00am
April 18, 2017
Bill Johnson, right, with Farm Credit Services of America, says they are expecting another challenging year for farmers. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Experts predict 2017 economic outlook more of the same for farmers
April 18, 2017 - 9:01am
April 17, 2017
Gordon Holt, a Montana State University student originally from Georgia, has a full-time ag job waiting for him following graduation this spring. Jonathan Knutson / Agweek
Good ag careers just waiting for applicants to fill them
April 17, 2017 - 10:44am
April 5, 2017
Wally, a 250-pound pig who jumped off a truck on his way to a Sioux Falls slaughterhouse, is seen her at the SoulSpace Sanctuary near New Richmond, Wis. (Submitted photo)
Spared ribs: Western Wis. sanctuary takes in footloose pig
April 5, 2017 - 11:13am
April 3, 2017
The Minnesota House debates a transportation funding bill on Friday, March 31, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
March 12, 2017
Brand Farms owner/operator Aaron Brand recently built a state-of-the-art chicken barn that will be home to around 3,000 birds. The barn has improved bird health and efficiency, allowing him to expand the egg business to wholesale suppliers. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Kim Ukura)
Free-range chickens to flock together in Farmington
March 12, 2017 - 8:00am
March 6, 2017
Crops Day will cover soils, irrigation, weeds and nitrogen management
March 6, 2017 - 5:30am
February 17, 2017
Minnesota Sen. Andrew Lang of Olivia receives congratulations from Sen. Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, on getting his first bill passed. The legislation funds a farmer loan program. David Oakes /  Minnesota Senate
Minnesota farm loan program wins approval in time for spring
February 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 2, 2017
Gov. Mark Dayton gets plenty of publicity every year when he shows off a Minnesota-gown turkey to the media, but farmes say they want more than a photo op from the state. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
MN farmers want state aid, more in policy than money
February 2, 2017 - 8:52am
January 4, 2017
Minnesota Farmers Union selects interim president
January 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
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