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Hard red spring wheat flows from a combine driven by Ben Tinkham to a grain cart driven by Reed Tinkham at Tinkham Farms near Fisher, Minn., in 2018. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota's ag economy bucking Upper Midwest trend
4 hours 6 min ago
Stunted by heavy rainfall, an industrial hemp crop grows at the Langdon (N.D.) Research Extension Center on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. (Nick Nelson/Agweek)
Legal hemp could be a boon for North Dakota farmers, proponents say
5 hours 8 min ago
December 14, 2018
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Christmas on the Ranch: With a Purpose
December 14, 2018 - 9:21am
Audra Mulkern of the Female Farmer Project and Women's Work documentary visited with Katie Pinke, Agweek Publisher, on AgweekTV recently. Trevor Peterson / Forum News Service
Pinke: Project draws out the untold stories of women in ag
December 14, 2018 - 7:00am
December 12, 2018
Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., updated the joint meeting of American Crystal Sugar and the Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association about the 2018 Farm Bill in Fargo on Thursday, Dec. 6. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Farm bill sails through House with momentum for Trump's signature
December 12, 2018 - 5:17pm
Hunter Brian Hanson, 21, of Leeds, N.D., is chief executive officer of NoDak Grain and Midwest Grain Trading, Devils Lake, N.D. Derek Fletcher / Forum News Service
ND county files felony criminal case against troubled grain dealer
December 12, 2018 - 4:35pm
Steven Johnson explains the importance of managing crop price risk at a Growing On 2018 meeting. Michelle Rook/ Forum News Service
Growing On 2018 helps farmers market crops in difficult times
December 12, 2018 - 6:00am
December 11, 2018
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
December 11, 2018 - 5:41pm
Congress' $867 billion farm bill is out. Here's what's in it.
December 11, 2018 - 11:51am
December 10, 2018
Thomas G. Corle is chief executive officer of New Energy Blue LLC, based in Pennsylvania. The company is working toward building a $150 million ethanol plant that would use corn stover and cereal grain straw as a feedstock. Photo taken Nov. 14, 2018, in Fargo. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
December 10, 2018 - 9:01am
Nick Schlief has just paid off his 2018 Farm Service Agency youth loan. Brian Heieie, FSA loan officer in the Glenwood, Minn., office, congratulates him. Submitted photo
Meet ‘Farmer Nick’: Thompson, N.D., high school student takes advantage of loan program
December 10, 2018 - 7:15am
December 8, 2018
Susan and Allen Schmidt, owners of Love Lake Christmas Trees, stand in front a blue spruce Sunday, Dec. 2 — the first tree they planted 32 years ago. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
The last Christmas: Central Minnesota tree farm to close, neighbor faces uncertain future
December 8, 2018 - 11:28am
Dennis Hoiberg, a consultant who helps rural communities adapt to change, speaks with farmers about mental health and stress, Friday, Dec. 7 in Sauk Centre. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota farmers learn to detect depression, embrace self-care
December 8, 2018 - 7:27am
December 7, 2018
Agweek reporter Jonathan Knutson interviews assistant state climatologist Daryl Ritchison during the 2016 Best of the Best in Wheat and Soybean Research conference at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Feb.  4, 2016. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Knutson: Trump-tariff piece draws differing responses
December 7, 2018 - 9:29pm
Kurt Wickstrom, president and chief executive officer of the Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative, speaks at the cooperative’s annual meeting in Fargo on Nov. 4. The company has suffered two years of difficult returns due to equipment failures and crop problems Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Minn-Dak Farmer’s Co-op optimistic despite challenges: Equipment, weather, disease hampered progress this year
December 7, 2018 - 3:15pm
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