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August 21, 2017
Jonathan Knutson
'Lip service' to soil health?
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
Having the courage to speak up on an issue or cause is your right and freedom. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Do you need a dose of leadership courage?
August 21, 2017 - 4:08am
August 15, 2017
This map from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows the 180-day precipitation as a percentage of normal across North Dakota counties. Image via Minot Daily News
Weather modification debate continues in Ward County
August 15, 2017 - 8:37am
August 14, 2017
Ron McMartin Jr., president of McM Inc., a sprawling high-value specialty crop farm based at St. Thomas, N.D., says he has no plans of quitting farming, despite false rumors. He's endured rumors of financial collapse and even that he'd committed suicide. Photo taken Oct. 10, 2016, near St. Thomas, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Trevor Peterson)
Minn. lawyer appointed to gather assets in McMartin bankruptcy case
August 14, 2017 - 4:26pm
August 12, 2017
Businesses in Wishek, N.D., rely on local support to survive. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Buying local fuels communities
August 12, 2017 - 7:59am
Leah Johnson, millennial farmer and seed salesperson, Elbow Lake, Minn. Submitted photo.
5 questions with ... Leah Johnson, farmer and seed salesperson, Elbow Lake, Minn.
August 12, 2017 - 7:11am
Cory Eich looks over a solar well in his pastures near Epiphany, S.D. Mercedes Lemke / Forum News Service
Rain, wells and grass management help during drought
August 12, 2017 - 2:26am
August 8, 2017
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An undated photo of an ethanol fuel pump in Brazil.  The South American producer is mulling tariffs or a quota on imports of U.S. fuel made from corn.
Trump might start trade war with Brazil over ethanol imports
August 8, 2017 - 4:48pm
August 4, 2017
President Zippy Duvall of American Farm Bureau said at 2017 Farmfest that his long-time friend, Sonny Purdue, will make a good U.S. agriculture secretary. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Early indications are farmers like Trump ag actions
August 4, 2017 - 2:06pm
August 3, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tim Walz, left, and Collin Peterson of Minnesota talk Thursday, Aug. 3, during a U.S. House Agriculture Committee listeniing session at Farmfest. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Congressional committee hears Minnesota ideas for farm bill
August 3, 2017 - 7:44pm
A Golden-winged Warbler sits on a small perch in the early morning sun for a dramatic portrait.
U.S. bird report shows progress
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
July 31, 2017
Roughly 200 people attended a tour of Black Leg Ranch near Menoken, N.D., on July 19 that featured conservationist Allan Savory. The tour included a look at one of the ranch's pastures. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Savory Institute visit to ND ranch focuses on importance of soil health
July 31, 2017 - 7:23am
July 30, 2017
Gary Wertish, president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, left, and Rob Larew, from the National Farmers Union, attended a meeting Thursday, July 27, in Willmar to gather input for a new farm bill. The current bill expires in September of 2018 and could face a $10 billion budget cut. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Serviceplay button
Speakers talk about importance of farm bill to rural America
July 30, 2017 - 7:30am
July 29, 2017
A game of catch with a football is a perfect summertime activity. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
My kids have a 1980s-like summer of play
July 29, 2017 - 6:05am
Stacy Hadrick, agriculture advocate and rancher, Faulkton, S.D. (Submitted photo)
5 questions with ... Stacy Hadrick, agriculture advocate and rancher, Faulkton, S.D.
July 29, 2017 - 5:59am
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