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December 12, 2018
Steven Johnson explains the importance of managing crop price risk at a Growing On 2018 meeting. Michelle Rook/ Forum News Service
Growing On 2018 helps farmers market crops in difficult times
December 12, 2018 - 6:00am
December 4, 2018
Those who worked on the restored Case 150 steam engine gathered for a quick photo when it debuted at the James Valley Threshing Show in Andover. Courtesy of Kory Anderson
World’s Largest Steam Engine Reborn in South Dakota
December 4, 2018 - 6:00am
December 3, 2018
Katherine Brommenschenkel Vilmo
Report details efforts to rescue mother fatally pinned by hay bale
December 3, 2018 - 6:05am
November 20, 2018
Sunshine, one of Jenny Schlecht's six barn cats, sits outside on a nice day. At night, Sunshine likes to dart into the garage and hide under vehicles rather than go into his snug house. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
A little light cat herding to stay in shape
November 20, 2018 - 6:00am
November 19, 2018
Brett Edling, who owns Edling Farms along with his father and brothers, poses next to a tote of potatoes. Edling Farms donated 36,000 pounds of potatoes to Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities Thanksgiving food distribution program. Submitted photo
Minn. farm donates 36,000 pounds of potatoes for Thanksgiving food program
November 19, 2018 - 7:36am
November 5, 2018
Mathew “Matt” Brandenburger, director of operations for Wheaton-Dumont Cooperative Elevator, discusses new procedures at an elevator in Ashby, Minn., with Kim Goeden, who worked as bookkeeper in the previous company and has been hired by the new company. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Rebuilding trust: Wheaton co-op takes over Ashby elevator after embezzlement
November 5, 2018 - 6:17am
Kathy Evavold, 59, is angry about rumors that her husband, Lee, 64, a Battle Lake, Minn., farmer and former member of the Ashby Farmers Elevator Cooperative, may have killed himself in July 2018 because he may have known about his friend, Jerry Hennessey’s embezzlement of $5 million. His problem was depression, she says. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Suicide widow angry with rumors: Says husband didn’t know about Ashby Co-op embezzlement
November 5, 2018 - 6:17am
October 22, 2018
“It still works and it’s fun to drive,” says Jack Vadnie of Clifford, N.D., whose family since the mid-1950s has owned a 1918 Moline Universal tractor. Photo courtesy of Jack Vadnie
Centennial oddball: 1918 tractor modeled horse-drawn implements
October 22, 2018 - 6:45am
October 17, 2018
This picture shows a newly born Angus calf with its mother in the background. By Dukemeiser at English Wikipedia - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=185329
Local Angus producers among top 10 in state
October 17, 2018 - 4:00am
October 9, 2018
Cole O’Hern, a Crow Wing County 4-H member, smiles after winning a purple ribbon at the Minnesota State Fair. Submitted photo
Crow Wing County celebrates 4-H week
October 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
October 8, 2018
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Minnesota farmer talks process of going organic; rebates for certification available through MDA
October 8, 2018 - 7:08am
Jenny Schlecht
We have more to leave behind than the farm
October 8, 2018 - 6:17am
October 2, 2018
This photo shows Jerome "Jerry" Hennessey in Mexico in January 2013. The photo was taken by Arizona-based hunting company Sonora Dark Horn. (Photo courtesy of Sonora Dark Horn)
Embattled Minnesota elevator reaches lease deal to reopen; alleged manager misspending now totals $4.9M
October 2, 2018 - 9:06pm
September 18, 2018
Brittany Tiede, Lloyd's daughter, gives an emotional embrace inside the barn on their family's dairy farm in Le Center, Minn. Special to Forum News Serviceplay button
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
September 18, 2018 - 11:30am
September 17, 2018
Chad Price, left, and Brandon Weatherly extract honey and remove surplus boxes north of Medina, N.D., on Sept. 10, 2018. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Pollinating as important as honey for beekeeping income
September 17, 2018 - 6:00am