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September 25, 2017
Stacy Nelson-Heising picks apples at Cottonwood Farm orchard near Ayr, N.D. Apples are chosen to ripen from late July through October, and to be extremely winter-hardy. Photo taken Sept. 18, 2017, near Ayr, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Pressing ahead: Young couple carry on organic founders' vision
14 hours 45 min ago
Bales in a field near Pettibone, N.D., will be gathered soon for winter feeding. Ranchers in drought-stricken areas of North Dakota and Montana have turned to Conservation Reserve Program acres, as well as cash crops, to put together enough feed for their livestock. Photo taken Sept. 19, 2017. (Jenny Schlecht/Agweek)
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
17 hours 44 min ago
The impact of dicamba drift on fields won't be known until soybean harvest begins. (Michelle Rook/Special to Agweek)
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
17 hours 58 min ago
John Nowatzki, agricultural machine systems specialist, North Dakota State University, department of Agriculture and Biosystems, uses the heavier hand-held research version of a high-tech crop scouting probe being developed by Aker Technologies, Inc., of Winnebego, Minn. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
NDSU tests tech hand-held device that may someday go on a drone
21 hours 14 min ago
Hay is baled on Conservation Reserve Program land in rural Grand Forks county on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
CRP haying bridges regional divide
21 hours 40 min ago
September 23, 2017
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Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
September 23, 2017 - 8:30am
September 22, 2017
About 300 of the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association’s 2,980 members attended the group’s annual meeting and trade show in Fargo. The group’s president, Warren Zenker of Gackle, N.D., and Julie Ellingson, executive vice president, chaired the meeting. Photo taken Sept. 22, 2017, in Fargo. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
ND Stockmen remember 2017
September 22, 2017 - 4:42pm
Nathan and Anika Pinke share a family meal together. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
September 22, 2017 - 3:26pm
September 20, 2017
Potato and high-value crop farmer Ron McMartin Jr., of St. Thomas, N.D., on Sept. 11, 2017, filed individual Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation, in addition to his McM Inc’s Chapter 7 farm bankruptcy filing from last February. The first creditor's meeting is scheduled in late October. (Trevor Peterson / Forum News Service)
Seven months after ND farm giant McM filed for bankruptcy, its president files personal bankruptcy
September 20, 2017 - 8:28pm
September 19, 2017
Friends and family of Mark Yaggie, a Breckenridge, Minn., farmer who died in a plane crash over the summer, came together Tuesday, Sept. 19, to harvest his crops. (WDAY-TV image)
Family, friends rally to harvest crops of farmer killed in plane crash by Moorhead airport
September 19, 2017 - 9:37pm
September 17, 2017
Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative of Wahpeton, N.D., again is asking co-op members to identify 15 percent of acres they might have to leave unharvested, due to yield estimates that have ballooned to 32 tons. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Minn-Dak co-op starts its pre-pile beet harvest
September 17, 2017 - 6:48am
Farmers are in a low-margin cropping season, but some at Big Iron farm show in West Fargo were still looking to update spraying equipment that requires ever more sophistication in clean-outs. Experts say sanitation of equipment is one of the contributors to reports of off-target dicamba formulations in the 2017 crop. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
September 17, 2017 - 4:19am
September 16, 2017
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Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
September 16, 2017 - 8:30am
September 15, 2017
Minnesota Dairy Research and Promotion Council seeks candidates
September 15, 2017 - 5:34am
September 12, 2017
Rent prices increasing for cropland in northwest Minnesota
September 12, 2017 - 5:05pm
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