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August 13, 2018
Scott Schlepp of Ashley, N.D., drives his team, Duke and Duchess, south on North Dakota Highway 30 on Aug. 13, 2018, north of Streeter, N.D. Schlepp is hoping to travel from Canada to Brownsville, Texas, in his covered wagon. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
North Dakota man embarks on covered wagon trip across the country
8 hours 19 min ago
The Bayer AG logo sits on display behind silhouetted members of the management board during the company's annual general meeting in Bonn, Germany, on May 25, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Krisztian Bocsi
Bayer shares drop after Monsanto loses Roundup cancer trial
16 hours 50 min ago
August 12, 2018
Clubroot is a problem again this crop season in canola, of which North Dakota is the nation's dominant producer. Supplied photo
Ag scientist warns of clubroot in canola
August 12, 2018 - 3:02pm
Most area farmers, especially ones who grow more than small grains, would welcome rain this August. Erin Brown / Grand Vale Creative
Would rain help or hurt?: On balance, it’s needed
August 12, 2018 - 2:59pm
With her miniature Schnauzer Bridgette at her feet, Theresia Gillie talks about her life following her husband's April 2017 suicide during an interview in her rural Hallock, Minn. home. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
'Still adjusting, still farming' after husband's suicide, Minnesota woman carries on the family farm
August 12, 2018 - 11:38am
August 10, 2018
Jeff Spieler, a technical agronomist for Asgrow and DeKalb, talks about the different crop rows planted in a seed plot near Chancellor. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
South Dakota's average corn output forecasted to be record yield
August 10, 2018 - 7:17pm
Livestock can't be put under a title like cars can, and when dealers default, it's been stockyards that have suffered the financial blowback. (Iain Woessner / The Dickinson Press)
New legislation seeks to help stockyards survive dealer defaults
August 10, 2018 - 6:54pm
August 9, 2018
Table Five engaged in candid conversation about agriculture at the Banquet in a Field event near Harwood, N.D. Photo courtesy of Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Commentary: Gutsy and gritty farming conversations are worth it
August 9, 2018 - 12:32pm
August 8, 2018
Julie Peterson (left)  of Peterson Farms Seed, Harwood, N.D., and Val Wagner, Monango, N.D., statewide coordinator for CommonGround North Dakota, led the hosting of the fifth annual Banquet in a Field, an outreach to non-farmers about how farmers and ranchers do what they do. Photo taken Aug. 7, 2018, in rural Harwood, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Successful Banquet in a Field event to see changes
August 8, 2018 - 3:24pm
August 6, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Mixed reactions to $12 billion trade compensation package
August 6, 2018 - 7:36am
A closer look at how tariffs work
August 6, 2018 - 7:08am
Ashley Kohls has many roles in agriculture. One of them is serving as executive director of the Minnesota State Cattlemen's Association. Derek Fletcher / Forum News Service
'Not built to be a stay-at-home mom': Women's ag roles expand
August 6, 2018 - 7:08am
When the egg carton gets empty, Jenny Schlecht is happy she can go to the store rather than the chicken coop. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
I'm happy I don't have to raise chickens
August 6, 2018 - 6:17am
August 5, 2018
Spencer Bina, left, a Lankin, N.D., farmer employs Thomas Jeker, 25, from Switzerland through Communicating for Agriculture Education Programs. CAEP is a paid exchange program that benefits both farmers and people from other countries. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Foreign ag workers fill empty positions in rural North Dakota
August 5, 2018 - 9:01am
August 2, 2018
Hard red spring wheat flows from a combine driven by Ben Tinkham to a grain cart driven by Reed Tinkham at Tinkham Farms near Fisher, Minn., Tuesday. Ben and Reed Tinkham farm with Brian Tinkham and were on the second day of wheat harvest. Harvest is early this year in the area and Brian Tinkham said that the yields were down from a year ago as well as test weight. photo by Eric Hylden/Forum News Service
Small grains harvest underway in region, but some worry dry weather could hurt soybeans and corn
August 2, 2018 - 6:01am