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October 4, 2017
Ted McKinney, who in 2017 President Donald Trump nominated to be top U.S.Department of Agriculture trade official.
Minnesotans headed to USDA
October 4, 2017 - 4:49pm
September 12, 2017
Rent prices increasing for cropland in northwest Minnesota
September 12, 2017 - 5:05pm
July 15, 2017
Scott Stahl, a farmer in western McCook County, comes out of his field with a corn stalk that while has grown didn't grow long roots because of the wet May his field had seen back in May. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Corn crop on the verge of collapse under brutally dry conditions
July 15, 2017 - 8:14am
April 11, 2017
Soybeans in a field west of Letcher, S.D. Matt Gade/ Forum News Service
Soybean stock slides as USDA predicts more planting
April 11, 2017 - 6:47pm
April 3, 2017
2017 Census of Ag version available
April 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2017
Corn in a field west of Letcher. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Corn production projection 'should be positive for prices'
March 31, 2017 - 5:47pm
March 15, 2017
The Beef Products Inc headquarters is pictured in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota on November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom
ABC Broadcasting ordered to face defamation trial over 'Pink Slime' reports
March 15, 2017 - 12:07pm
March 13, 2017
2017 Farm Progress Issue
March 13, 2017 - 4:33pm
July 14, 2016
The theme for the 2016 Summer Field Day for the North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris is  "Soil and Water — We've Got It Covered." Tours out at Swan Lake Research Farm, pictured here during the 2015 field day, will begin promptly at 10 a.m.
Soils Lab Field Day will look at benefits and challenges of cover crops
July 14, 2016 - 5:29am
July 6, 2016
FSA County Committee nominations open
July 6, 2016 - 9:38am
March 16, 2015
As farm bill crops deadline nears, consider varying factors
March 16, 2015 - 4:40pm
November 27, 2014
Debra Crusoe: USDA urges dairy producers to choose protections by Dec. 5
November 27, 2014 - 5:56am
December 4, 2013
Applications for Conservation Stewardship Program due in January
December 4, 2013 - 3:58pm
August 23, 2013
Dr. Russ Gesch, research plant physiologist at the Soils Lab in Morris, talks to Field Day attendees about a research project to use oilseeds for jet fuel. Gesch is partnering with scientists across the United States to look at the best growing conditions for oilseed crops. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
What's the buzz with oilseed crops?
August 23, 2013 - 3:48pm
August 7, 2013
The 2013 Summer Field Day for the North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris will be held on Thursday, Aug. 15. This year's theme is "Soil to Oil: What's the Buzz?" and highlights the varied research projects being conducted at the Swan Lake Research Farm.
Soils Lab summer field day looks from soil to oil
August 7, 2013 - 4:57pm