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December 8, 2011
President Don Schiefelbein of the Minnesota Cattlemen's Association joins in a Wednesday celebration over the state's cattle being declared TB free. Others at the Capitol announcement included, from left, cattleman Steven Brake of Wilmont, Sen. Doug Magnus of Slayton and Rep. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake.
Cattle TB restrictions over, opening national markets
December 8, 2011 - 8:46am
November 7, 2011
Stevens County included in agriculture disaster designation
November 7, 2011 - 9:32am
November 5, 2011
Farm Service Agency Urges Farmers and Ranchers to Vote in County Committee Elections
November 5, 2011 - 12:53am
September 16, 2011
USDA Outlines SURE Eligibility Requirements for 2011
September 16, 2011 - 3:48pm
August 28, 2011
USDA-ARS Research Agronomist Frank Forcella (right) discusses echium with participants in the 2011 Summer Field Day at the Swan Lake Research Farm north of Morris.
A honey of a research project
August 28, 2011 - 5:04am
April 26, 2011
USDA Announces May Deadline for Biomass Crop Assistance Program Proposals
April 26, 2011 - 10:09am
March 27, 2011
American Crystal Sugar Co.'s Kindred, N.D., receiving station operates as part of the pre-pile harvest in this August file photo. Spring planting is the issue now -- whether farmers will be willing to plant Roundup Ready beets, despite significant recordkeeping and monitoring requirements. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
Roundup Ready beet issue remains unclear
March 27, 2011 - 1:08am
March 16, 2011
USDA Recognizes Work of Farmers and Ranchers on National Ag Day
March 16, 2011 - 10:31am
March 3, 2011
Cargill AgHorizons in Alberta will increase its grain storage capacity to 3,430,000 bushels from 1,084,000 at its grain elevator, and the project also will include a new covered truck receiving area, increasing the unloading capacity to 55,000 bushels per hour from 25,000.
Cargill AgHorizons to expand Alberta operations
March 3, 2011 - 3:32pm
February 21, 2011
WRP/RIM sign-up period begins March 1
February 21, 2011 - 12:34pm
February 7, 2011
Disaster Assistance for Livestock Producers Affected by Ice, Cold and Heavy Snow
February 7, 2011 - 11:28am
September 23, 2010
USDA hosting biofuels forum in Morris
September 23, 2010 - 7:10am
August 3, 2010
Challengers in the  7th Congressional  District listen to incumbent U.S. Rep. Colllin Peterson during a Tuesday  FarmFest forum. From left are Peterson, Lee Byberg, Alan Roebke and Glen Menze. Photo by Don Davis, Forum Communications.
Peterson opponent: U.S. on collision with bankruptcy
August 3, 2010 - 5:05pm
July 2, 2010
Area crops are doing well at this point in the growing season, but progress will need to continue so growers can make up for low prices with larger yields. Photo by Nancy Woodke, Sun Tribune.
Knee high, prices low
July 2, 2010 - 4:48pm
April 30, 2010
Producers Reminded to File Annual Report of Acreage to Meet Farm Program Requirements
April 30, 2010 - 11:48am