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February 15, 2019
A worker monitors corn being loaded into an outdoor storage bunker at the Michlig Grain elevator in Sheffield, Ill., on Oct. 2, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Economic trends turn downward for farmers
February 15, 2019 - 10:13am
February 13, 2019
SAV America 8018, the highest-selling beef bull in history, stands in the sale ring at Schaff Angus Valley, near St. Anthony, N.D., on Feb. 9, 2019. Photo courtesy of Schaff Angus Valleyplay button
North Dakota bull sells for $1.51 million
February 13, 2019 - 2:57pm
February 8, 2019
Three-week-old pigs huddle together. Under a proposed regulation change, piglets would not be counted as an animal unit. Forum News Service file photo
North Dakota bill aims to clarify livestock rules, but critics say it erodes local authority of feedlots
February 8, 2019 - 6:29pm
February 1, 2019
Knutson: Food trends include shame and virtue
February 1, 2019 - 8:54pm
Janet Clark at her family’s farm, Vision Aire, in Eldorado, Wisconsin, on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019.  Photo by Lauren Justice for The Washington Post
Freeze adds layer of complication for farmers, livestock
February 1, 2019 - 10:27am
January 31, 2019
Dust drifts over a cornfield in Alden, Iowa, on Aug. 28, 2017. Corn dominates the landscape and is primarily used for producing ethanol and feeding hogs. Iowa is the leading U.S. producer of corn and pork. Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount
In Iowa, Trump's 'long rope' with farmers is starting to run out
January 31, 2019 - 10:20am
January 30, 2019
Plain Talk Podcast: Grocers try to water down North Dakota's food freedom
January 30, 2019 - 4:08pm
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 25, 2019
Many supporters of Senate Bill 2315, which would make all private land in North Dakota presumed "posted" for no trespassing, wore green stickers during the bill's first committee hearing in Bismarck, N.D., on Jan. 25, 2019. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service / Agweek
Ag groups, hunting groups face off on ND trespassing bill
January 25, 2019 - 3:09pm
January 22, 2019
In North Dakota, rendering, incineration, burial and composting are the approved methods of carcass disposal for livestock.  Photo by James B. Miller, Jr. / The Dickinson Press
Do's and don'ts after livestock death -- A detailed dive into animal carcass disposal in ND
January 22, 2019 - 11:13am
January 21, 2019
Dried corn shines in the fall sunlight near Washburn, N.D., on Sept. 19. Where yields were good in 2018, farmland rental rates are generally holding steady. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Farmland rental rates holding steady but with exceptions
January 21, 2019 - 6:00am
January 14, 2019
Val Wagner of Monango, N.D., spoke in person to President Donald Trump and was mentioned by him in his speech on Jan. 14, 2019, at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention in New Orleans. File photo by Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Monango, N.D., farmer gets a shout out from President Trump
January 14, 2019 - 3:51pm
January 10, 2019
72-year-old Jim Staiger, the ringman, keeps some semblance of order, whipping a flag from the perimeter to keep cows from climbing and bulls from charging.  Photo by James B. Miller, Jr. / The Dickinson Press
'From the first cow to the last' -- A day at the Stockmen's Livestock Exchange
January 10, 2019 - 10:27am
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
Corn grows in a field in Booneville, Iowa. Scott Morgan/Copyright 2019 The New York Times
Farmers fear another hit as Trump shutdown threatens ethanol vow
January 4, 2019 - 9:45am
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