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January 4, 2018
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Farm Bureau, Farmers Union team up to confront rural opioid addiction
January 4, 2018 - 1:08pm
January 1, 2018
Report: N.D., Minn. farmers vulnerable to Cuba policies
January 1, 2018 - 5:50am
November 21, 2017
West Central Tribune file photo Riverview Dairy LLP of Morris is planning a fifth large dairy with state Highway 40 access west of Willmar. The Swenoda Dairy is planned in Swenoda Township of Swift County and would hold 9,500 animal units of Jersey cows, according to an environmental assessment worksheet now open for public comment.
Riverview plans fifth large dairy west of Willmar
November 21, 2017 - 8:46am
November 19, 2017
A combine leaves a wet field when conditions were too poor to continue during harvest this fall. Rae Yost/Stevens County Timesplay button
Harvest conditions increase fuel use (with video)
November 19, 2017 - 6:41pm
November 18, 2017
Kim Halvorson has been a turkey farmer for 26 years and raises approximately about 3.2 million pounds per year in Rice County, Minn.
Where and how to buy your turkey from a Minnesota turkey farmer
November 18, 2017 - 11:48am
November 15, 2017
Harvest continued in a corn field for Alan and Rick Charles on Nov. 15 in rural Hancock. Rae Yost/Stevens County Times
Harvest continues in Stevens County
November 15, 2017 - 1:15pm
November 11, 2017
Brady Carter earned national FFA recognition for his sheep production Photo submitted
Carter knows his sheep
November 11, 2017 - 10:28am
October 30, 2017
Features from the Farm: News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center
October 30, 2017 - 8:47am
Nov. 15 meeting on Farm Rental Agreements in Alexandria
October 30, 2017 - 2:16am
October 28, 2017
Holloway farmer named American Star Farmer by National FFA
October 28, 2017 - 3:50am
August 25, 2017
Students from the University of Minnesota Morris developed an application for use at the WCROC gardens. Photo by Nic McPhee.
Features from the Farm: UMM students develop application for horticulture gardens
August 25, 2017 - 10:13pm
August 21, 2017
Jon Timothy "J.T." Korkow, owner of Northwest Financial Consulting of Volberg, Mont., is one of few freelance ag credit advocates in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
August 21, 2017 - 6:45am
August 12, 2017
Businesses in Wishek, N.D., rely on local support to survive. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Buying local fuels communities
August 12, 2017 - 7:59am
August 3, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tim Walz, left, and Collin Peterson of Minnesota talk Thursday, Aug. 3, during a U.S. House Agriculture Committee listeniing session at Farmfest. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Congressional committee hears Minnesota ideas for farm bill
August 3, 2017 - 7:44pm
July 30, 2017
Gary Wertish, president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, left, and Rob Larew, from the National Farmers Union, attended a meeting Thursday, July 27, in Willmar to gather input for a new farm bill. The current bill expires in September of 2018 and could face a $10 billion budget cut. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Serviceplay button
Speakers talk about importance of farm bill to rural America
July 30, 2017 - 7:30am