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March 19, 2018
Sanborn Central juniors Austin Schmit and Alex Wormstadt designed a portable portable calf box that would make it possible to bring the calf box out to the calves in the field attached to the back of an ATV style vehicle that would have a heater inside of it powered by a 12-volt battery to keep calves warm in the box. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
High school project for warming calves turns into business plan
March 19, 2018 - 2:47pm
Study from Minnesota group criticizes federal crop insurance
March 19, 2018 - 8:44am
Paul Houglum of Perley, Minn., stands in the grain elevator dumping facility in Perley, Minn. Photo taken March 13, 2018, in Perley, Minn. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service/Agweek)
Watch your ears! Farmers still suffer hearing loss
March 19, 2018 - 8:42am
Eli Wipf, minister for the Fairview Colony, inspects the wet-dry feeder made by the colony during a March 8, 2018, tour of the colony's new pig finishing barns near LaMoure, N.D. (Jenny Schlecht / Agweek/Forum News Service)
Fairview Colony unveils 6,000-head pig barn complex
March 19, 2018 - 8:39am
Magaly Tapia Santos says the hog operation she manages relies on the U.S. for their feed ingredients because local farmers cannot grow enough corn or soybeans to supply the plant. (Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service)
Mexican agribusinesses express concern about NAFTA
March 19, 2018 - 8:11am
Is 'fake meat' competition for real meat?
March 19, 2018 - 7:14am
March 17, 2018
Anika Pinke drinks a glass of milk. Drinking milk is a staple at Midwestern tables, and particularly in rural homes. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Drink milk -- and save a farm
March 17, 2018 - 6:05am
March 14, 2018
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Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
March 14, 2018 - 11:12am
Monsanto Company logo from Wikimedia Commons.
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
March 14, 2018 - 11:12am
March 12, 2018
Ron Moore, left, chairman of the American Soybean Association, and John Heisdorffer, president of the ASA, said Chinese tariffs on U.S. beans would be devastating to the market because 30 percent of soybeans grown in the U.S. are exported to China. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
March 12, 2018 - 7:13am
Frayne Olson and Tim Petry, crop and livestock economists, respectively, talked about price outlooks at the Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line Conference at Bismarck State College on Feb. 27. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Trade, weather will have big consequences for prices
March 12, 2018 - 7:04am
Satellite images can be analyzed by farmers to help them better understand their fields. Submitted photo
A tech pioneer talks: Satellite imagery's role in ag
March 12, 2018 - 7:02am
The Steve Daly ranch heifers await their first calf in their own separate lot on the farmstead west of Midland, S.D., on March 2, 2018. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Busy SD farm twins 7 out of 22 heifers as snow, wind take toll
March 12, 2018 - 7:01am
March 8, 2018
Kent Thiesse, a farm management analyst and vice president of MinnStar Bank of Lake Crystal, Minn., was one of the speakers on March 7, 2018, at the 111th Minnesota Grain & Feed annual meeting and trade show at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minn. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
How Minnesota's grain elevator operators plan to cope with higher risk
March 8, 2018 - 3:39pm
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