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Katie Pinke met Vergas Hardware owner and reader of The Pinke Post column, Paul Pinke. An Agweek reader brings the column to Paul Pinke each week. Submitted photo
The Pinke Post: How Vergas Hardware and this column are related
10 hours 36 min ago
April 17, 2019
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Consumers are buying contaminated meat, doctors' group says
April 17, 2019 - 4:25pm
Alan Roebke, 69, offers his “Roebke Plan” as an alternative to the current farm bill. Its feasibility is debatable, but the former large farmer and sugar co-op leader has a bigger problem: he’s a convicted felon. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Ag rebel pitches new plan to boost farm numbers
April 17, 2019 - 6:00am
April 15, 2019
Bob Hanson, Friends of Maplewood volunteer and former Maplewood State Park manager, explains how 40 gallons of maple sap is boiled down to make 1 gallon of maple syrup. Katie Pinke / Forum News Serviceplay button
Sap to syrup: Volunteers tap in Minnesota park’s maple trees
April 15, 2019 - 6:00am
April 12, 2019
Yields are low and debts are high, causing farmers to struggle more than ever beofre. Tim Middagh / Forum News Service
More black US farmers, but fewer own land or earn top income
April 12, 2019 - 12:12pm
Black beans are one of the many types of dry edible beans raised in the Upper Midwest. Forum News Service file photo
‘Status quo’ predicted for 2019 dry bean acres
April 12, 2019 - 6:00am
April 11, 2019
Lip balm from central Minnesota county goes to Iraq
April 11, 2019 - 9:58am
Jenny Schlecht
Schlecht: The humbling nature of a splat in manure
April 11, 2019 - 6:00am
April 10, 2019
Katie Pinke
The Pinke Post: Think your town is boring? Think again
April 10, 2019 - 6:00am
April 9, 2019
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, left, makes a point as Clint Fall, CEO of First District Association in Litchfield, listens during a meeting Friday with ag lenders in Litchfield.  Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
'Dire' times for dairy: Smith, Peterson urge speedy rollout of new dairy insurance program
April 9, 2019 - 4:29pm
August Heupel on Monday, April 1, donated two loads of hay to go to Nebraska flood relief efforts. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
‘They need it more than I do’: Ranchers donate hay, supplies to flood-affected areas
April 9, 2019 - 6:00am
April 6, 2019
This photo shows Jerome "Jerry" Hennessey in Mexico in January 2013. The photo was taken by Arizona-based hunting company, Sonora Dark Horn. The discovery of Hennessey's alleged embezzlement from the Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator has led to federal charges againt Hennessey. (Photo courtesy of Sonora Dark Horn)
Defrauded Minnesota co-op goes after six big-game hunting firms
April 6, 2019 - 6:00am
April 5, 2019
Kor Mulder, right, and his son Kelsey stand near their cows on the family's Lac qui Parle County dairy farm. Facing immigration issues, Kor Mulder may sell his farm and move back to the Netherlands. Kelsey's current visa requires him to leave when he turns 21 this summer. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
‘Why does it have to be so hard?’: Dutch farmer finds support for efforts to stay in US
April 5, 2019 - 5:20pm
April 4, 2019
Flooding threatens projected rise in corn planting for Central Plains states
April 4, 2019 - 4:56pm
April 3, 2019
The United States lost 2,731 licensed dairy farms from 2017 to 2018, a drop of 6.5 percent, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report. Forum News Service file photo
USDA: Dairy farms take big hit in 2018
April 3, 2019 - 6:00am