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Nick Schlief has just paid off his 2018 Farm Service Agency youth loan. Brian Heieie, FSA loan officer in the Glenwood, Minn., office, congratulates him. Submitted photo
Meet ‘Farmer Nick’: Thompson, N.D., high school student takes advantage of loan program
16 hours 43 min ago
December 8, 2018
Susan and Allen Schmidt, owners of Love Lake Christmas Trees, stand in front a blue spruce Sunday, Dec. 2 — the first tree they planted 32 years ago. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
The last Christmas: Central Minnesota tree farm to close, neighbor faces uncertain future
December 8, 2018 - 11:28am
Dennis Hoiberg, a consultant who helps rural communities adapt to change, speaks with farmers about mental health and stress, Friday, Dec. 7 in Sauk Centre. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota farmers learn to detect depression, embrace self-care
December 8, 2018 - 7:27am
December 5, 2018
This photo shows Jerry Hennessey in Mexico in January 2013. The photo was taken by Arizona-based hunting company, Sonora Dark Horn. (Photo courtesy of Sonora Dark Horn)
Former Minnesota elevator manager on electronic monitoring after turning himself in; Hennessey faces federal charge of mail fraud
December 5, 2018 - 4:28pm
December 4, 2018
Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranking Democrat on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, meets with farmers and news media at the Moorhead (Minn.) Municipal Airport on Dec. 3, 2018, to talk about the apparent passage of the new farm bill.
Safety net mostly intact in new farm bill, Rep. Peterson says
December 4, 2018 - 11:55am
Those who worked on the restored Case 150 steam engine gathered for a quick photo when it debuted at the James Valley Threshing Show in Andover. Courtesy of Kory Anderson
World’s Largest Steam Engine Reborn in South Dakota
December 4, 2018 - 6:00am
December 3, 2018
An employee tends marijuana plants at the Aurora Cannabis Inc. facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on March 6, 2018.   Jason Franson/Bloomberg
Canada's marijuana industry so hot it's importing workers
December 3, 2018 - 10:33am
Jenny and Brandon Schlecht stand in their feedlot with their daughters Reanna and Kennedy.
Schlecht: Making conservation work while chasing a lifelong dream
December 3, 2018 - 7:00am
Katherine Brommenschenkel Vilmo
Report details efforts to rescue mother fatally pinned by hay bale
December 3, 2018 - 6:05am
November 27, 2018
Yields are low and debts are high, causing farmers to struggle more than ever beofre. Tim Middagh / Forum News Service
Low yields, depressed markets take toll on southwest Minnesota farmers
November 27, 2018 - 9:28pm
November 26, 2018
What do the midterm elections mean for agriculture?
November 26, 2018 - 7:35am
Auto body specialist Justin Weatherford grew up in the rural town of Woonsocket, S.D., but is with his wife, Jill’s family, in side enterprise that is fast becoming a sizeable lamb operation near Florence, S.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Shepherds again: Families mix lamb and off-farm goals
November 26, 2018 - 7:13am
‘Tough discussions’ ahead for bankers, farmers
November 26, 2018 - 7:01am
Tough harvest weather: Soybeans and the year with no fall
November 26, 2018 - 6:51am
Want ad placed by Dan Frith in the Dakota Peddler. (Photo courtesy of Dan Frith)
Young North Dakota farmer takes out ad seeking land
November 26, 2018 - 6:25am