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Organic farming

May 4, 2019
Shane Dockter, owner of Dockter Organics of Menoken, N.D., transfers a monitor in a new John Deere tractor he’s starting with a three-year lease. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Organic farmers eager to plant, waiting for soil temps to rise
May 4, 2019 - 6:00am
March 19, 2018
COLUMN: Let the market decide: Organic and economics
March 19, 2018 - 8:53am
March 5, 2018
Thea O’Carroll, founder and CEO Yield Organic, a company that matches organic producers with markets, speaks Feb. 23 in LaCrosse, Wis. O'Carroll says 82 percent of consumers say they seek organics, but that American farmers could lose the market to fake imports which could undermine consumer confidence. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Outside forces: Organic producers sense doom if fake imports allowed
March 5, 2018 - 7:07am
December 18, 2017
Edward Fett of Lennox, S.D., says the organic grains market is being ruined by fraudulent imports which he thinks could bring down U.S. consumer confidence as well. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Organic fraud: Producers claim shady imports hurt industry
December 18, 2017 - 5:00am
June 15, 2017
Andrew Barsness started farming in 2011 after his grandparents passed away. He now lives on their farm north of Hoffman and rents 160 acres of the family's 270 acres. He is in his second year of transitioning to farming organic wheat and soybeans. (Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service)
The accidental farmer: Minnesota man embraces ‘idyllic lifestyle’
June 15, 2017 - 8:50pm
May 10, 2015
LETTER: Big Ag's assault hurts Mother Earth
May 10, 2015 - 8:00am
April 28, 2015
Thane Dockter, Burleigh County organic farmer, headquartered at Menoken, N.D. Photo taken  March 6, 2015, Menoken, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Organic farmer sues to stop industrial park
April 28, 2015 - 10:30am
October 24, 2011
In this Oct. 10, 2011 photo, southwest Minnesota farmer Ben Cook says organic foods sales have bounced back from the effects of the recession, but the downturn left a sense of wariness on his farm in Adrian, Minn. (AP Photo/Minnesota Public Radio, Mark Steil)
Organic foods sales bounce back from the recession
October 24, 2011 - 12:16am
August 1, 2009
Jack Hedin, owner of Featherstone Farm, is seen in Rushford, Minn., July 16, 2009. (AP Photo/Sea Stachura, Minnesota Public Radio)
Organic farmers hope trucks increase business
August 1, 2009 - 9:04am