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September 11, 2018
Emerging Prairie co-founder and executive director Greg Tehven says his nonprofit and a posse of backers have applied for a Small Business Administration project to develop a “100 percent autonomous” farm, which would use machines and robots to go from planting to marketing. Photo was taken Aug. 23, 2018, in Fargo, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Fargo group envisions '100% autonomous farm'
September 11, 2018 - 9:49am
September 10, 2018
Palmer amaranth towers over a row of soybeans just outside of North Platte, Neb., on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
More Palmer amaranth suspected in North Dakota fields
September 10, 2018 - 5:55pm
West Nile cases in ND top 2017 number
September 10, 2018 - 8:10am
Chickpeas in Montana in 2017. (Lance Lindbloom / Special to Forum News Service)
Tariffs in India, China hit pulse producers
September 10, 2018 - 7:58am
Firefighter Adam Schiller speaks while at Grand Forks' Station 5 on Sunday, July 22, 2018. Nick Nelson / Agweek
Farmer/firefighter's family adjusts to loss
September 10, 2018 - 7:54am
Palmer amaranth towers over a row of soybeans just outside of North Platte, Neb., on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Palmer amaranth: You have questions, we have answers
September 10, 2018 - 7:50am
Iris Westman, now 113, spends time with Katie Pinke's daughters in 2009. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
A 113-year-old teaches how to change your circumstances
September 10, 2018 - 6:17am
September 8, 2018
Coming ashore with a canoe full of rice near Green’s Point on the Mississippi River after ricing Wednesday, Sept. 5, Tim, left, and George Hanson prepare to begin the process of bagging the rice for processing. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Wild ricing weathers poor season after torrential rainfall
September 8, 2018 - 4:39pm
September 7, 2018
Corn, soybeans suffering from dry conditions in central ND
September 7, 2018 - 5:30pm
One of the latest of Pipestone System's  sow farms is called Jackrabbit Farm near Mitchell, S.D. Photo courtesy Pipestone System
Spirit Lake Tribe taking a stand against large hog farm near Devils Lake, ND
September 7, 2018 - 5:03pm
September 5, 2018
Slow and steady is the rule for the engines taking part in the WMSTR parade, which is held twice a day on the Rollag, Minn., grounds during Labor Day weekend. Vicki Gerdes / Forum News Service
Rollag steam threshers reunion recriuts thousands of volunteers each year
September 5, 2018 - 4:46pm
September 4, 2018
Julia Bowsher, lead bee researcher at North Dakota State University, studies a bee specimen while Kendra Greenlee,  chairwoman of the Biological Sciences Department, and graduate student Kayla Earls look on at a U.S. Department of Agriculture lab on campus. Steve Warkel / Forum News Serviceplay button
NDSU research into bees’ winter survival could help sustain farms, ranches
September 4, 2018 - 6:09pm
Curt Kirking, co-owner of Cavalier Bean Co., said he learned about a railroad fire south of Cavalier Thursday morning. This fire came not long after the rail company sent a letter stating they would no longer pay for major repairs in the area. Curt Kirking / Submitted photo
Railroad-dependent Cavalier companies eager for new bridge
September 4, 2018 - 11:46am
September 3, 2018
The U.S. House version of the next farm bill would cut funding for the Conservation Stewardship Program by $5 billion over the next 10 years, with most of the cuts coming from the Upper Midwest. Courtesy of NDGF
Report: Region's conservation funding could drop
September 3, 2018 - 9:01am
Lloyd Woodstrom, a who has been a welder at Amity Technology, Inc., for 39 years, works on tank equipment. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
ND ag equipment maker feeling sting of trade war
September 3, 2018 - 7:48am