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January 4, 2019
Corn grows in a field in Booneville, Iowa. Scott Morgan/Copyright 2019 The New York Times
Farmers fear another hit as Trump shutdown threatens ethanol vow
January 4, 2019 - 9:45am
January 3, 2019
Soybeans are loaded into a grain cart during harvest in Wyanet, Ill., on Sept. 18, 2018.   Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
China back in the market for American soy with trade talks planned
January 3, 2019 - 1:04pm
January 1, 2019
Jim Pattison, chief executive officer and founder of Jim Pattison Group Inc., drives a pickup truck during a tour of his holdings near Russell, Manitoba, on Sept. 18, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Ben Nelms.
'Canada’s Warren Buffett’ Jim Pattison drives his own pickup truck
January 1, 2019 - 9:22am
December 27, 2018
File photo of the wheat harvest near Harwood, N.D.
Farmers wary of 'ulterior motive' for traders' digital push
December 27, 2018 - 10:47am
December 21, 2018
Market Facilitation Program payments distributed
December 21, 2018 - 10:24am
December 20, 2018
A soybean farm outside of Salina, Kansas, Nov. 3, 2018. Lawmakers overwhelmingly approved an $867 billion bill that ditched new work requirements for food stamps that had been embraced by the House and president. (Christopher Smith/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump signs $867 billion farm bill into law
December 20, 2018 - 3:45pm
The Trump administration has proposed moving some departments at the U.S. Department of Agriculture out of Washington, D.C. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
New bill seeks to halt move of USDA agencies
December 20, 2018 - 3:18pm
Soybeans are harvested south of Luverne, N.D., Oct. 29, 2018.   (Dan Koeck/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump's farmer aid could save some U.S. soybean acres next year
December 20, 2018 - 1:37pm
December 19, 2018
Tax code books sit on a table as the House Ways and Means Committee begins markup of the GOP tax bill on Nov. 6, 2017. Andrew Harrer / ,Bloomberg
What farmers need to know about 2018 tax reform
December 19, 2018 - 4:44pm
December 17, 2018
A backhoe loader pushes sugar into a pile inside a storage facility at the Tiplam terminal in Santos, Brazil, on May 25, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Patricia Monteiro.
It's a bitter end for cane sugar as investors line up for 2019 losses
December 17, 2018 - 11:23am
December 16, 2018
Stunted by heavy rainfall, an industrial hemp crop grows at the Langdon (N.D.) Research Extension Center on Aug. 9, 2016. (Nick Nelson / Forum News Service)
Legal hemp could be a boon for North Dakota farmers, proponents say
December 16, 2018 - 11:53am
December 13, 2018
Farmers watch while a load of soybeans is delivered to the Arthur Companies' elevator complex, in Arthur, N.D., Oct. 29, 2018. North Dakota’s soybean crops are flourishing. But China has stopped buying. (Dan Koeck/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump gets win as China makes good on pledge to buy US soy
December 13, 2018 - 10:25am
December 11, 2018
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
December 11, 2018 - 5:41pm
A grower inspects a cannabis plant at a craft grow operation outside of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, on Nov. 8, 2018.  Ben Nelms/Bloomberg
Tobacco farmers already switching to hemp, may look at cannabis
December 11, 2018 - 10:13am
December 10, 2018
Thomas G. Corle is chief executive officer of New Energy Blue LLC, based in Pennsylvania. The company is working toward building a $150 million ethanol plant that would use corn stover and cereal grain straw as a feedstock. Photo taken Nov. 14, 2018, in Fargo. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
December 10, 2018 - 9:01am