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January 8, 2019
Acreage expected to shift to more corn next season: Many farmers still on the fence
Farmers regionally and nationally are talking about planting more corn and fewer soybeans in 2019. This follows a year of disastrous soybean...
January 8, 2019 - 6:00am
January 3, 2019
China back in the market for American soy with trade talks planned
China is back in the market for U.S. soybeans after taking a holiday break, just as Washington and Beijing plan more trade discussions. On Wednesday,...
January 3, 2019 - 1:04pm
December 20, 2018
Trump's farmer aid could save some U.S. soybean acres next year
The Trump administration's aid package for U.S. farmers hurt by the trade war could end up saving some soybean acres next year. Prices for the...
December 20, 2018 - 1:37pm
December 19, 2018
Ag Outlook focuses on new markets and production
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — 2018 has been a tough year for soybean producers, but they’re looking ahead at new uses and new market opportunities...
December 19, 2018 - 6:00am
December 17, 2018
USDA to release second round of trade aid payments to farmers
BISMARCK -- Farmers affected by the ongoing trade war with China will receive a second round of aid payments to help make up for price losses,...
December 17, 2018 - 5:28pm
December 13, 2018
Trump gets win as China makes good on pledge to buy US soy
China resumed buying U.S. soybeans, bringing some relief to farmers in Donald Trump's heartland as President Xi Jinping works toward a trade...
December 13, 2018 - 10:25am
December 11, 2018
Tobacco farmers already switching to hemp, may look at cannabis
For some tobacco farmers, the future may be in cannabis. Altria Group Inc., the U.S. maker of Marlboro cigarettes, made a $1.8 billion investment...
December 11, 2018 - 10:13am
December 6, 2018
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
China may be girding itself to buy more U.S. gas and soybeans amid easing trade tensions, but the sums just don't add up right now. American...
December 6, 2018 - 1:15pm
December 3, 2018
Wheat resurgence draws attention: Soybean concerns partly responsible
FARGO — A few years ago, Brad Thykeson’s two sons wondered about the economic wisdom of planting wheat on their farm near Portland, N.D....
December 3, 2018 - 6:00am
November 26, 2018
‘Tough discussions’ ahead for bankers, farmers
It’s part of agricultural bankers’ job description: Work with borrowers and offer constructive insights into how to financially strengthen clients’ farming operations.
November 26, 2018 - 7:01am
Tough harvest weather: Soybeans and the year with no fall
This is a column about two of the most important things in Upper Midwest agriculture: the weather and soybeans. We’ll start with the former, end with the latter. It’s risky to generalize about area weather. The region is so big, with so much variation in it, that what’s true...
November 26, 2018 - 6:51am
October 20, 2018
AgweekTV: Ashby, Minn., elevator fraud update
Co-op members hope to recover assets after former manager made nearly $5 million in unauthorized transactions. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV...
October 20, 2018 - 8:30am
October 11, 2018
'A lot of anxiety' as wet, snowy weather delays harvest
October rains had stalled many farmers trying to get their crops off the field, and this week's early snowstorm has pushed the finish line back...
October 11, 2018 - 8:03pm
October 7, 2018
Gene-edited food is coming to your plate, no regulation included
For Pete Zimmerman, a Minnesota farmer, the age of gene-edited foods has arrived. While he couldn't be happier, the hi-tech soybeans he's now...
October 7, 2018 - 5:05am
October 3, 2018
Commentary: In battleground Minnesota, Trump's trade wars are changing the political landscape
When Robert Zimmerman grew up in Hibbing, Minnesota, the area's politics were as deep blue as the waters of Lake Superior to the east. The nearby...
October 3, 2018 - 11:38am