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September 27, 2016
University of Minnesota Duluth students look over some of the vegetable crops that are being grown by the sustainable agriculture project at the UMD farm in Duluth in 2012. (file photo / News Tribune)
Faced with budget cuts, UMD students get behind sustainable farm
September 27, 2016 - 10:21pm
September 24, 2016
Douglas County gets out in front of CAFOs
September 24, 2016 - 8:20pm
September 19, 2016
Walker seeks federal aid for Northwestern Wisconsin farmers
September 19, 2016 - 7:27pm
September 4, 2016
Sharon and Gary Rantala in front of a highbush cranberry growing in front of their Embarrass home. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Former Northland greenhouse owners named 'Farmers of the Year'
September 4, 2016 - 10:00pm
August 26, 2016
A bee collects pollen from a rose blossom on Park Point in Duluth. (2012 file / News Tribune)
Seeking to reverse pollinator decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide use
August 26, 2016 - 10:39pm
Bumper crop at UMD farm
August 26, 2016 - 8:50pm
Lakehead Harvest Show continues this weekend
August 26, 2016 - 8:49pm
August 16, 2016
Bruce Tiffany, who farms just outside Redwood Falls, Minn., talks on Aug. 4, 2016, about grass buffers that separate his corn fields from a county ditch. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Buffer debate continues in Minnesota farm country
August 16, 2016 - 8:32pm
July 14, 2016
House gives thumbs up to GMO labeling; bill goes to Obama
July 14, 2016 - 1:47pm
July 11, 2016
William Poch, an employee at Erickson Orchard near Bayfield, picks strawberries on June 28 while customers pick their own berries in the distance. Some berry farms sell picked strawberries to people unable to pick their own. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Northland strawberry farmers see bumper crop
July 11, 2016 - 10:00pm
Fresh-picked strawberries. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Locally Laid expands into berry business
July 11, 2016 - 10:00pm
July 10, 2016
Dave Butler (left) has never lived on a farm, but his father and grandparents did. Butler and his two brothers inherited a farm west of Hutchinson, Minn., and work with farm manager Jim Myhra (right) and US Bank to manage the property and lease it to nearby farmers. (Jim Gehrz / Minneapolis Star Tribune)
For nonfarming heirs who keep land in the family, managers can be an answer
July 10, 2016 - 10:00pm
Takao Terada, a rice farmer in Kakegawa, Japan, says he fears the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will drive down prices for his crops. (Julie Makinen / Los Angeles Times / TNS)
Japanese farmers worry about potential damage from Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal
July 10, 2016 - 5:33pm
July 6, 2016
Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar, left and Al Franken, right, confer on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Rafael Suanes/MCT)
Klobuchar, Franken to support GMO labeling bill
July 6, 2016 - 8:48pm
July 2, 2016
Ian Hauser listens as his mother Renate Hauser talks on June 28, 2016 about the family’s efforts to grow wine grapes at Seven Ponds Winery near Bayfield, Wis. One of 1,500 new vines is on the left. It will be at least three years before the vines begin producing grapes. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Napa of the north? Bayfield family taking a risk, planting a vineyard for winery
July 2, 2016 - 10:04pm
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