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Larry Harmsen oversees the production, sale and shipping of several hundreds of thousands of plants at his LaMoure, N.D., farm Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The 68-year old sold his first plant at the age of 14. Nick Wagner / The Forum

Seeds for LaMoure area greenhouse business sown five decades ago

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LAMOURE, N.D. – Larry Harmsen planted his first seeds in a 1928 Chevrolet truck box at the age of 13. In 1962 he put up his first greenhouse, a 10-by-14-foot structure.


Little did he know what would sprout up over the next 50-plus years.

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Sherri Richards
Sherri Richards has worked for The Forum since 2002. She is the features and business editor, overseeing Variety, SheSays, Farmers' Forum, the daily Business pages and Saturday Business section.     Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to
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