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September 30, 2017
Rural Ellsworth farmer Leroy Mulder stands in his bean field Wednesday afternoon, three days after it was pelted with quarter-sized hail. His crop adjuster estimates half the crop was destroyed. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Narrow band of hail pelts crops, causing significant loss
September 30, 2017 - 7:05am
September 29, 2017
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St. Thomas farmer McMartin discloses financials
September 29, 2017 - 11:17pm
September 28, 2017
A sidewalk in Belgrade was damaged after strong winds uprooted trees early Wednesday morning. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Five confirmed tornadoes ripped across west central Minnesota last week
September 28, 2017 - 10:31pm
September 26, 2017
 Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly speaks Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, about the new Beginning Farmer Tax Credit and School Building Bond Agricultural Credit at a forum held at Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School. David Samson / Forum News Service
School districts benefit from new ag property tax credit for school bonds
September 26, 2017 - 9:06pm
September 25, 2017
Hay is baled on Conservation Reserve Program land in rural Grand Forks county on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
CRP haying bridges regional divide
September 25, 2017 - 6:17am
September 23, 2017
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Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
September 23, 2017 - 8:30am
September 18, 2017
Minnesota legislators win Golden Triangle Award
September 18, 2017 - 4:57pm
September 17, 2017
Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative of Wahpeton, N.D., again is asking co-op members to identify 15 percent of acres they might have to leave unharvested, due to yield estimates that have ballooned to 32 tons. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Minn-Dak co-op starts its pre-pile beet harvest
September 17, 2017 - 6:48am
Farmers are in a low-margin cropping season, but some at Big Iron farm show in West Fargo were still looking to update spraying equipment that requires ever more sophistication in clean-outs. Experts say sanitation of equipment is one of the contributors to reports of off-target dicamba formulations in the 2017 crop. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
September 17, 2017 - 4:19am
September 16, 2017
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Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
September 16, 2017 - 8:30am
September 12, 2017
Rent prices increasing for cropland in northwest Minnesota
September 12, 2017 - 5:05pm
September 10, 2017
Firefighters work on the Sartin Draw Fire in southeastern Montana. (BLM photo)
MT expands hay lottery as drought, fire situation worsen
September 10, 2017 - 2:49pm
The North Dakota Stockmen's Association's 15th annual feedlot tour attracted close to 100 people to the four stops, which included the Wanner feedlot near Hebron, N.D. The Stockmen's Association is one of many agricultural groups that work on member education and policy advocacy in the region. (Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service)
Finding a voice: Agricultural membership organizations offer a way to speak up
September 10, 2017 - 2:41pm
September 9, 2017
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AgweekTV: Potatoes Are Shining
September 9, 2017 - 8:30am
September 6, 2017
The site of an early Tuesday morning hog barn fire is shown Tuesday afternoon in rural Adrian. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)
Fire kills 400 hogs, destroys barn
September 6, 2017 - 7:00am