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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
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
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