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July 5, 2018
Six-county area has 14 newly designated Century Farms
July 5, 2018 - 2:51pm
JoAnn and Glen Swanson stand outside their rural Worthington farm home. The house, though added onto over the years, is one of the three remaining original buildings. The barn and granary are also original to the farm. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Swanson century farm still boasts original house, barn, granary
July 5, 2018 - 2:48pm
Brandon and Marta Junker with their four children, Isaiah, 7; Ethan, 5; Silas, 3; and daughter Tegan, four months. (Special to The Globe)
Rural Mountain Lake Century Farm was once a stagecoach stop
July 5, 2018 - 1:37pm
Ken and Charlotte Christians. (Alyssa Sobotka / The Globe)
Christians family resides on Jackson County farm for more than a century
July 5, 2018 - 1:22pm
Siblings Ron Greenside and Dolores Dopp celebrate their family's century farm distinction in front of the Jackson County family farmhouse. (Alyssa Sobotka / The Globe)
Greensides reflect on changing times on Jackson County farm
July 5, 2018 - 10:00am
Ray and Diane Potter of rural Jeffers are the fourth-generation residents of the Potter Century Farm in Amboy Township, Cottonwood County. Behind them are some of the oldest buildings remaining on the farm, including the barn, pump house and a granary. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
From Civil War soldier to Cottonwood County pioneer: Potter farm settled in 1900
July 5, 2018 - 8:54am
July 4, 2018
UMD student Cole Grotting tills under weeds growing between rows of onions on the university’s Land Lab. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
UMD students learn about sustainable agriculture
July 4, 2018 - 9:38pm
Spadgenske Dairy is a family-run business. Pictured are Mark and Kristine Spadgenske, center, with their son, Ryan, and Mark's twin brother, Mike. Marie Johnson / Forum News Service
The land of milk and money: Dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
July 4, 2018 - 3:10pm
July 3, 2018
Bill and Gayle Stegemann pose inside their new rural Beaver Creek home with the sign recognizing their farm as being in the Stegemann family for 100 years. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
On hopes and prayers, rural Beaver Creek farm in Stegemann family since 1918
July 3, 2018 - 5:08pm
July 2, 2018
Terry Keller stands outside of his Dovray home. (Karl Evers-Hillstrom / The Globe)
From Denmark to Dovray, Kellers mark 100 years in Murray County
July 2, 2018 - 4:57pm
Ella and James Derickson (seated in the center) are flanked by John (front left) and Brenda (front right) Derickson and their family. (Special to The Globe)
Derickson farm celebrates 106 years in the family
July 2, 2018 - 4:21pm
Willis Wittrock (left), David Swenson and Gail Swenson stand near a display on their rural Windom century farm. The farm was first settled in 1913 by Willis Wittrock's grandfather. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Of rock picking, homemade bread and fresh cream: Wittrock-Swenson farm celebrates century status
July 2, 2018 - 4:11pm
Ryan Bushman owns and operates Prairie Road Crop Consulting in Hutchinson, Minn. The veteran agronomist, who works primarily with corn and soybeans but with a smattering of other crops as well, says fields in his area are off to a strong start overall. (Derek Fletcher/Agweek)
A little wet, but mostly good
July 2, 2018 - 6:00am
July 1, 2018
Clark Coleman is a Bismarck, N.D., sunflower producer. Crops in his area, hit hard by drought a year ago, look very good now. (Derek Fletcher/Agweek)
'Filling up the bins' with sunflowers
July 1, 2018 - 3:33pm
Several inches of rain on portions of Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota the last two weeks causing acres of cropland to be under water. (Michelle Rook/AgweekTV Anchor)
Farmers concerned about crop and nitrogen loss with flooding
July 1, 2018 - 3:32pm