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July 30, 2017
Gary Wertish, president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, left, and Rob Larew, from the National Farmers Union, attended a meeting Thursday, July 27, in Willmar to gather input for a new farm bill. The current bill expires in September of 2018 and could face a $10 billion budget cut. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Serviceplay button
Speakers talk about importance of farm bill to rural America
July 30, 2017 - 7:30am
Sliding barn doors have become a popular decorating trend over the past years. Photo courtesy of Grain Designs
From farmyard to laundry room: Barn doors move indoors
July 30, 2017 - 7:00am
July 29, 2017
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AgweekTV: Gentle giants visit Fargo
July 29, 2017 - 8:30am
A game of catch with a football is a perfect summertime activity. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
My kids have a 1980s-like summer of play
July 29, 2017 - 6:05am
July 27, 2017
The new John Deere 9620 RX drew plenty of interest Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, during the Big Iron Farm Expo at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo. David Samson / Forum News Service
Farm equipment makers sue over new ND law
July 27, 2017 - 6:37pm
Partner Taylor Aasmundstad  of Devils Lake, N.D.,  says preliminary dirt work started two weeks ago for the Grand Prairie Gestation Farm. If approved by the North Dakota Health Department, construction could start this fall or in the spring of 2018 and isn't large enough to constitute a CAFO, or confined animal feeding operation. Photo taken July 26, 2017, at Devils Lake, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
College friends' planned swine barn near Devils Lake faces opposition
July 27, 2017 - 5:20pm
Cattle graze parched pasture land in western Morton County in July 2017. Governor Doug Burgum and Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring held a town hall meeting in Golden Valley to address issues relating to the drought in western counties of North Dakota. TOM STROMME/ Bismarck Tribune
Burgum declares drought disaster for almost entire state
July 27, 2017 - 11:28am
July 26, 2017
Joel Wieczorek runs his combine harvesting his field of wheat northwest of Stickney, S.D. Matt Gade / Forum News Service file photo
Western wheat crop down by a third or more
July 26, 2017 - 8:44pm
July 25, 2017
Jacob Pecenka, a 2010 Mitchell (S.D.) High School graduate, holds a case of insects he's collected. Pecenka recently moved to Indiana, where he will attend Purdue University for a Ph.D in entomology. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
An interest in insects
July 25, 2017 - 6:22pm
July 24, 2017
Andrew Barsness speaks with Agweek reporter Jonathan Knutson on his Hoffman, Minn. farm on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Nick Nelson/Agweek
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
July 24, 2017 - 11:42am
DuPont Pioneer's A series soybeans were the star of the Tailgate Tour stop in Jamestown, where growers could learn about new products, talk to experts with the company and with North Dakota State University and talk to officials in NDSU's athletic department. (Jenny Schlecht/Agweek)
Plot tour combines seed company with NDSU athletics
July 24, 2017 - 9:28am
A crew from the Grand Forks Street Dept. patches potholes along Lincoln Drive Monday.   photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Column: Drought, an old foe, returns in strength
July 24, 2017 - 8:31am
Kelly Benson, a chemist in the North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory campus, prepares forage samples for nitrate testing. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
July 24, 2017 - 6:57am
Minnesota Soybean Processors of Brewster, Minn., loads out meal and other byproducts by unit trains and trucks on April 13, 2017. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Soybean processors aim for $60 million equity drive for ND plant
July 24, 2017 - 6:33am
Miranda Meehan, right, and Carl Dahlen, North Dakota State University Extension Service livestock specialists in the Animal Sciences Department in Hultz Hall in Fargo, have turned nearly all of their attention to drought information and relief. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
July 24, 2017 - 6:11am
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