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December 12, 2018
Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., updated the joint meeting of American Crystal Sugar and the Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association about the 2018 Farm Bill in Fargo on Thursday, Dec. 6. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Farm bill sails through House with momentum for Trump's signature
December 12, 2018 - 5:17pm
December 11, 2018
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
December 11, 2018 - 5:41pm
December 5, 2018
This photo shows Jerry Hennessey in Mexico in January 2013. The photo was taken by Arizona-based hunting company, Sonora Dark Horn. (Photo courtesy of Sonora Dark Horn)
Former Minnesota elevator manager on electronic monitoring after turning himself in; Hennessey faces federal charge of mail fraud
December 5, 2018 - 4:28pm
December 3, 2018
Wheat was once the dominant crop of North Dakota and adjacent areas, so important that it was known as “King Wheat.”  In recent decades, however, the western and northern push of soybeans and corn has cut into wheat acres, with corn and soybeans often promising greater economic returns. File photo
Wheat resurgence draws attention: Soybean concerns partly responsible
December 3, 2018 - 6:00am
John Christianson of Christianson PLLP at Willmar, Minn.,was one of the speakers on March 7 at the 111th Minnesota Grain & Feed annual meeting and trade show at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minn.Photo taken March 7, 2018, at Prior Lake, Minn. Mikkel Pates / Agweek
4 things to avoid co-op financial woes: Boards can learn from Ashby, Minn., scandal
December 3, 2018 - 6:00am
November 27, 2018
Yields are low and debts are high, causing farmers to struggle more than ever beofre. Tim Middagh / Forum News Service
Low yields, depressed markets take toll on southwest Minnesota farmers
November 27, 2018 - 9:28pm
November 25, 2018
Nick Nelson / Agweek
‘Tough discussions’ ahead for bankers, farmers
November 25, 2018 - 4:10pm
November 16, 2018
Corn grows in a field in Booneville, Iowa, Aug. 13, 2018. President Donald Trump plans to lift a federal ban on the summer sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline in a bid to sooth corn and soybean farmers in Iowa and other Midwestern states. (Scott Morgan/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Opportunity for ethanol production, exports growing
November 16, 2018 - 6:00am
November 5, 2018
New study finds manure better than inorganic fertilizer for crops
November 5, 2018 - 5:02pm
Mathew “Matt” Brandenburger, director of operations for Wheaton-Dumont Cooperative Elevator, discusses new procedures at an elevator in Ashby, Minn., with Kim Goeden, who worked as bookkeeper in the previous company and has been hired by the new company. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Rebuilding trust: Wheaton co-op takes over Ashby elevator after embezzlement
November 5, 2018 - 6:17am
Kathy Evavold, 59, is angry about rumors that her husband, Lee, 64, a Battle Lake, Minn., farmer and former member of the Ashby Farmers Elevator Cooperative, may have killed himself in July 2018 because he may have known about his friend, Jerry Hennessey’s embezzlement of $5 million. His problem was depression, she says. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Suicide widow angry with rumors: Says husband didn’t know about Ashby Co-op embezzlement
November 5, 2018 - 6:17am
November 1, 2018
Low pathogenic avian flu found in second Minnesota flock
November 1, 2018 - 2:58pm
October 29, 2018
University of Minnesota Crookston launches ag comm major
October 29, 2018 - 7:11am
October 25, 2018
This photo shows Jerry Hennessey in Mexico in January 2013. The photo was taken by Arizona-based hunting company, Sonora Dark Horn. (Photo courtesy of Sonora Dark Horn)
Minnesota ag co-op’s suit seeks $9.8M from former manager, wife
October 25, 2018 - 6:06pm
October 23, 2018
Less dangerous avian influenza strain confirmed in Minnesota turkey flock
October 23, 2018 - 2:55pm
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