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October 23, 2018
Less dangerous avian influenza strain confirmed in Minnesota turkey flock
October 23, 2018 - 2:55pm
October 19, 2018
Grain unloads into the Clara City Farmers Elevator Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Western Minn. harvest kicks into gear after long rain delay
October 19, 2018 - 12:31pm
October 18, 2018
Erik Ahlgren, lawyer for Ashby Farmers Elevator Cooperative, on Oct. 15 tells members he has filed a civil suit against former general manager Jerry Hennessey and his wife, Rebecca, and has urged a federal Department of Justice to investigate possible criminal bank fraud. Seated second from left is Russell Dewey, the co-op’s board chairman. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Ashby co-op members authorize board to sell
October 18, 2018 - 5:58pm
October 14, 2018
John Strohfus and son Martin, 5, look at hemp seeds stored on their farm in Afton this month. Strohfus, president of Minnesota Hemp Farms, is one of the state’s leading advocates promoting hemp farming. He was among the first seven farmers to apply to grow it in Minnesota, and is one of 41 farmers today who cultivate hemp on 710 acres around the state. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Is hemp Minnesota's next big crop?
October 14, 2018 - 6:00am
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
October 5, 2018
Palmer amaranth found in Jackson County
October 5, 2018 - 4:21pm
October 3, 2018
NuStar Farms, the family farm of U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, is shown south of Sibley on Tuesday. (Tim Middagh / The Globe)
California congressman’s family farm located by Sibley, report says
October 3, 2018 - 8:30am
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
October 1, 2018
The $250 million expansion of the Agropur Inc., cheese plant at Lake Norden, S.D., will take it from 3.3 million pounds of milk  a day to 9.3 million pounds a day. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service/Agweek)
SD cheese plant expansions to go online in '19
October 1, 2018 - 8:53am
September 29, 2018
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AgweekTV: Ag Youth Infusion
September 29, 2018 - 8:30am
September 26, 2018
Recent heavy rains flooded this and other low ground in the area, as shown in this Friday photo, as harvest season rapidly nears. (Tim Middagh / The Globe)
Flooded field
September 26, 2018 - 9:30am
September 19, 2018
Jerry Hennessey (Photo courtesy of the Battle Lake Review)
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
September 19, 2018 - 9:00pm
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
Grant County Sheriff Troy Langlie in Elbow Lake, met with the Ashby (Minn.) Farmers Cooperative Elevator board on Sept. 14 and has assigned a deputy to investigate whether general manager Jerome “Jerry” Hennessey stole more than $2 million to support his safari hunting lifestyle.(Trevor Peterson / Forum News Service)
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
September 17, 2018 - 8:47pm
September 15, 2018
Michelle and Brian Ling stand in a field of soybeans on their farm in Bigelow Township. The Lings began implementing no-till in their farming operation 35 years ago, and have since added cover crops and other conservation-minded options on the land they farm. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Lings named Nobles County Conservation Farmers of the Year
September 15, 2018 - 7:03am