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April 23, 2019
David Glinz, 73, of Jamestown, N.D., is a member of a farm peer group with Encore LLC, at Morris, Minn. A group of nine members from the U.S. and Canada convinced him to down-size to 12,000 acres and shed debt, by selling some of his land and equipment in an auction on March 21, 2018. Photo taken March 21, 2018, at Pingree, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Peer power: Farmers get out of neighborhoods to find advice
April 23, 2019 - 6:00am
April 17, 2019
Alan Roebke, 69, offers his “Roebke Plan” as an alternative to the current farm bill. Its feasibility is debatable, but the former large farmer and sugar co-op leader has a bigger problem: he’s a convicted felon. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Ag rebel pitches new plan to boost farm numbers
April 17, 2019 - 6:00am
April 11, 2019
Lip balm from central Minnesota county goes to Iraq
April 11, 2019 - 9:58am
April 6, 2019
This photo shows Jerome "Jerry" Hennessey in Mexico in January 2013. The photo was taken by Arizona-based hunting company, Sonora Dark Horn. The discovery of Hennessey's alleged embezzlement from the Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator has led to federal charges againt Hennessey. (Photo courtesy of Sonora Dark Horn)
Defrauded Minnesota co-op goes after six big-game hunting firms
April 6, 2019 - 6:00am
April 3, 2019
The United States lost 2,731 licensed dairy farms from 2017 to 2018, a drop of 6.5 percent, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report. Forum News Service file photo
USDA: Dairy farms take big hit in 2018
April 3, 2019 - 6:00am
March 30, 2019
Cattle stand in a feedlot at a farm southwest of Alexandria recently. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
Report: Minnesota farm income lowest in 23 years
March 30, 2019 - 7:30am
March 21, 2019
Rhonda Larson is the new secretary/treasurer of  U.S. Wheat Associates. Submitted photo
Minnesota farmer promotes wheat worldwide
March 21, 2019 - 6:00am
March 12, 2019
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
3 Minnesota sites still in running for new home of USDA agencies; sites in Dakotas eliminated
March 12, 2019 - 3:48pm
February 28, 2019
WDAY photo
IRS waives March tax deadline for farmers
February 28, 2019 - 7:17pm
Cows at East Dublin Dairy in Murdock, Minn. File photo / Forum News Service
Winter claims at least 19 Minnesota dairy barns
February 28, 2019 - 10:17am
February 26, 2019
Industrial hemp produces a dense stand of plants. The seeds are harvested and can be used for oil products. The fiber of the plant stalks is currently not harvested in North Dakota. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Minnesota hemp farmers could sell to medical marijuana producers under new bill
February 26, 2019 - 2:29pm
January 21, 2019
Dried corn shines in the fall sunlight near Washburn, N.D., on Sept. 19. Where yields were good in 2018, farmland rental rates are generally holding steady. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Farmland rental rates holding steady but with exceptions
January 21, 2019 - 6:00am
January 4, 2019
The body of banker Rudolph Blythe lies in the ditch where he was killed by Steven Todd Jenkins on Sept. 29, 1983, north of a Ruthton, Minn., farmstead. Photo courtesy of the Marshall Independent
Amid the 1980s farm crisis, desperate farmer, son murder ag lenders
January 4, 2019 - 6:00am
January 2, 2019
Climate change increases crop specialization risks in Midwest, study suggests
January 2, 2019 - 6:00am
January 1, 2019
President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
President Trump announces second trade aid payment for farmers
January 1, 2019 - 6:00am