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October 5, 2017
Executive Director John Jaschke of the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources announces Thursday, Oct.5, 2017, that 94 percent of farmers required to meet a Nov. 1 deadline to install buffers already have done so. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Many farmers comply with controversial buffer law
October 5, 2017 - 5:29pm
October 1, 2017
Editorial: Don't turn harvest into a road tragedy
October 1, 2017 - 5:33pm
September 26, 2017
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MnDOT: Watch for farm equipment on highways
September 26, 2017 - 8:00am
Finding a market for hemp: More than 2,000 acres of industrial hemp planted in Minnesota this year
August 26, 2017 - 2:15pm
August 21, 2017
Jonathan Knutson
'Lip service' to soil health?
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
July 6, 2017
It's a messy point to make, but Holly Hatlewick of the Renville County Soil and Water Conservation District made it by showing the different water infiltration rates in soils that range from low to high organic content. She used a rainfall simulator to make the point during the cover crops meeting in Renville on Thursday. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Cover crops catching on
July 6, 2017 - 7:47pm
June 27, 2017
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
June 27, 2017 - 4:13pm
May 24, 2017
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 12, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton listens to a reporter's question about budget negotiations at the Legislature on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural GOP says Dayton wages 'war on agriculture'
May 12, 2017 - 2:21pm
May 3, 2017
The Kelly family raises chickens on their farm near Red Wing. Marty Kelly says he teaches his children safe handling and hygiene practices when caring for the birds. Photo courtesy of Marty Kelly
Keep safe keeping backyard chickens
May 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 26, 2017
“I fell so hard in love with this pig within the first five minutes of meeting him,” said sanctuary founder, Kara Breci. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
April 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 22, 2017
No-till is just one of the practices farmers are using to be more sustainable. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
April 22, 2017 - 5:00am
April 18, 2017
Bill Johnson, right, with Farm Credit Services of America, says they are expecting another challenging year for farmers. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Experts predict 2017 economic outlook more of the same for farmers
April 18, 2017 - 9:01am
April 17, 2017
Gordon Holt, a Montana State University student originally from Georgia, has a full-time ag job waiting for him following graduation this spring. Jonathan Knutson / Agweek
Good ag careers just waiting for applicants to fill them
April 17, 2017 - 10:44am
April 5, 2017
Wally, a 250-pound pig who jumped off a truck on his way to a Sioux Falls slaughterhouse, is seen her at the SoulSpace Sanctuary near New Richmond, Wis. (Submitted photo)
Spared ribs: Western Wis. sanctuary takes in footloose pig
April 5, 2017 - 11:13am