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February 22, 2019
Corn is loaded into semi-trucks on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at CHS Dakota Ag Co-Op in Kindred. In November, the Minneapolis Fed reported that for the year ending in June of 2018, 84 farm operations in the Ninth District (the Dakotas, Minnesota, Montana, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and northwestern Wisconsin), filed for Chapter 12 bankruptcy protection - more than twice the level seen in 2014. David Samson / The Forum
As bankruptcies rise, farmers and lenders hope for big harvests, rise in crop prices
February 22, 2019 - 10:31am
January 26, 2019
Paul Schrimpf talks about the advancements in precision agriculture during his presentation at the 2019 Precision Ag Summit. Photo taken Jan. 21, 2019, in Jamestown, N.D. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Precision Ag Summit speakers say solutions-based technology will catch on
January 26, 2019 - 8:22pm
January 24, 2019
The North Dakota Legislature is considering opening family farm corporations to include second cousins.
Pinke: Freedom to operate: Yes, allow second cousins into farm corporations
January 24, 2019 - 2:58pm
January 23, 2019
Erik Ahlgren, lawyer for Ashby Farmers Elevator Cooperative, on Oct. 15 tells members he has filed a civil suit against former general manager Jerry Hennessey and his wife, Rebecca, and has urged a federal Department of Justice to investigate possible criminal bank fraud. Seated second from left is Russell Dewey, the co-op’s board chairman. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Ashby Elevator embezzling scheme prompts call for farmer protections
January 23, 2019 - 6:13pm
January 18, 2019
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
January 18, 2019 - 6:00am
January 17, 2019
Mental health specialist Ted Matthews testifies about farmer mental health in front of a Minnesota House committee on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Efforts to allocate more money for farmers' counselors failed that year. Don Davis / Forum News Service file photo
Lone counselor for farmers faces long drives, longer call sheets
January 17, 2019 - 4:54pm
January 14, 2019
Support for Trump may be softening but not ending among farmers
January 14, 2019 - 9:34am
January 9, 2019
John Boyd, president of the Black Farmer's Association, checks the condition of a soybean field for harvesting in Baskerville, Va.  Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Already reeling from tariff war, some farmers aren't receiving support checks amid shutdown
January 9, 2019 - 12:58pm
January 4, 2019
The most effective way to prevent tractor overturn deaths, according to NIOSH, is the use of a modern equipment with a Roll-Over Protective Structure coupled with the use of a seat belt.  James B. Miller, Jr. / Forum News Service
Farm fatalities on the rise: Ag industry ranked most hazardous in the US
January 4, 2019 - 3:51pm
December 20, 2018
Sarah Lovas and her husband, Jason Lovas, are fourth-generation farmers near Hillsboro and raise wheat, corn and soybeans.  Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
Seasons of change: Changes in agriculture tied to changing weather as well as science improvements
December 20, 2018 - 6:00am
December 13, 2018
Farmers watch while a load of soybeans is delivered to the Arthur Companies' elevator complex, in Arthur, N.D., Oct. 29, 2018. North Dakota’s soybean crops are flourishing. But China has stopped buying. (Dan Koeck/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump gets win as China makes good on pledge to buy US soy
December 13, 2018 - 10:25am
December 8, 2018
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 3, 2018
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
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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
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