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June 11, 2018
More help needed to keep large animal vets in rural areas
June 11, 2018 - 8:14am
Jenny Schlecht
The Sorting Pen: With barn cats, as with farming, optimism is needed
June 11, 2018 - 7:00am
Here a cluck, there a cluck: Backyard chickens bring satisfaction, challenges
June 11, 2018 - 7:00am
June 5, 2018
Thief River Falls dairy plant plans to shut down
June 5, 2018 - 9:02am
May 30, 2018
Chuck and Deb Beldo gather quadruplet calves Wednesday, May 30, 2018, born May 25 on their farm near Sebeka, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
May 30, 2018 - 7:29pm
May 26, 2018
Alyssa Nichols looks over a sample beer at Drekker Brewing Co. in downtown Fargo. David Samson / Forum News Service
Consumers, craft brewers behind shift that has barley growers, malters adjusting
May 26, 2018 - 8:13am
May 14, 2018
Gregg Doud, chief ag negotiator with the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office, says President Trump’s tariff schedule is warranted, especially with China, due to their unfair trading practices and trade imbalance with the U.S. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Farmers say trade more important than new farm bill
May 14, 2018 - 6:00am
April 10, 2018
Rep. Collin Peterson, D.-Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
April 10, 2018 - 6:47pm
March 29, 2018
Young calves stay close to their mother cow shortly after being born. Due to this year's snowmelt, mud and wind, the disease and mortality risk for calves is higher than the previous years between now and their September weaning. Forum News Service file photo
Muddy calving season increases mortality risk
March 29, 2018 - 12:56pm
March 26, 2018
Dave Frederickson, 74, has served seven years as Minnesota agriculture commissioner, pushing water-friendly policies of Gov. Mark Dayton, capping a long and storied ag career. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Minn. ag commish on final lap as storied career to end on water
March 26, 2018 - 6:07am
March 22, 2018
"Taking Charge of Your Finances: How to Survive and Thrive," is a free, short course that will use an interactive and fun approach to teach participants how to organize and use financial records, develop and analyze financial statements and make informed decisions regarding finances and production.
Extension offers farmer finance course
March 22, 2018 - 9:00am
March 19, 2018
Is 'fake meat' competition for real meat?
March 19, 2018 - 7:14am
March 17, 2018
Anika Pinke drinks a glass of milk. Drinking milk is a staple at Midwestern tables, and particularly in rural homes. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Drink milk -- and save a farm
March 17, 2018 - 6:05am
March 9, 2018
Mark Schultz was inspired to try hydroponic food production by a piece of spam email.
400 heads for sale in Pine River - Organic gardening company opens
March 9, 2018 - 5:00am
February 26, 2018
Clockwise from front right are partners in Barn Boss: Brad Mitchell, Jeff Stitt, and Mark Reidinger, flanked by a chore machine they’re marketing from Appleton, Minn. Photo taken Jan. 25, 2018, at Appleton, Minn. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Minn. invention Barn Boss cuts turkey trot
February 26, 2018 - 7:03am