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February 25, 2017
Class focus: Caring for animals in a disaster
February 25, 2017 - 11:28am
February 22, 2017
Lucie B. Amundsen, local egg farmer and author of the popular book “Locally Laid: How We Built a Plucky, Industry-Changing Egg Farm - From Scratch”.
Pressroom Podcast: Whirlwind year for Locally Laid
February 22, 2017 - 12:30am
February 16, 2017
Hank Bos talks with a customer while bagging corn with Tenisha Irvine at his vegetable stand on Grand Avenue in Duluth in August 2012. Bos, who for decades drove to Duluth to sell corn and other vegetables raised on his farm in Shell Lake, Wis., died Feb. 4 at age 79. (News Tribune file photo)
Friends, customers remember produce guy 'Farmer Hank'
February 16, 2017 - 7:39pm
February 13, 2017
William W. "Bill" Wilson, a North Dakota State University agricultural economist, and adviser to agribusiness firms and a board member for NCH Capital, told CornVention 2017 goers in Fargo that they have much to lose from trade disruptions driven by politics.  Photo taken Feb. 8, 2017, in Fargo. Mikkel Pates/ Forum News Service
Unsettling China, Mexico trade ideas
February 13, 2017 - 4:00am
February 11, 2017
Wisconsin governor's proposal for CAFOs draws scrutiny
February 11, 2017 - 7:34am
February 4, 2017
Mary Dougherty of Bayfield stands on the dock near the Madeline Island ferry Island Queen during a snowfall earlier this winter. Dougherty, 47 and mother of five children, is helping to lead the charge against corporate farming in the state of Wisconsin. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Author to activist: Bayfield woman leads opposition to corporate farms near Lake Superior and beyond
February 4, 2017 - 10:07pm
January 19, 2017
Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue arrives for a Nov. 30, 2016, meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York. Trump formally announced Perdue as his nominee for secretary of agriculture on Jan. 19, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Segar
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
January 19, 2017 - 5:55pm
December 29, 2016
Cows line up to be milked by a machine in the robotic milking parlor at Tetzner's Dairy in Washburn recently. Each cow wears a transponder around its neck so the robot knows which cow is milking and how often it stops by to be milked. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Wisconsin dairy mixes tradition, technology
December 29, 2016 - 7:46pm
November 6, 2016
A worker onboard the saltie Diana pulls on a tag line to help guide a spout discharging wheat into one of the ship’s holds in 2014.  (File / News Tribune)
Grain gains in Twin Ports
November 6, 2016 - 9:14pm
October 18, 2016
American Crystal Sugar Co.'s five factory districts all are within days of completing their 2015 harvest -- the biggest yielding crop on record at an estimated 27.7 tons per acre. Photo taken Oct. 13 near Moorhead, Minn. (Forum News Service/Mikkel Pates)
Labor board rejects union complaint American Crystal Sugar threatened lockout
October 18, 2016 - 12:16pm
October 17, 2016
In this file photo Dale Iverson harvests hard red spring wheat on Lind Bros. Farm north of East Grand Forks, Minnesota.  Grand Forks Herald photo by Eric Hylden
U.N.: Without urgent action, climate change will push millions into hunger
October 17, 2016 - 12:47pm
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