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August 11, 2017
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D.
Hoeven details federal drought assistance, seeks more help for hay transportation
August 11, 2017 - 6:22pm
July 15, 2017
Scott Stahl, a farmer in western McCook County, comes out of his field with a corn stalk that while has grown didn't grow long roots because of the wet May his field had seen back in May. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Corn crop on the verge of collapse under brutally dry conditions
July 15, 2017 - 8:14am
July 12, 2017
File photo of a field of spring wheat on the south edge of Grand Forks in 2011. (Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald).
USDA forecasts spring wheat harvest at lowest since 2002
July 12, 2017 - 3:56pm
July 10, 2017
Emergency haying of CRP lands in much of ND approved by USDA
July 10, 2017 - 9:04pm
June 23, 2017
The USDA released CRP land for emergency grazing in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana Friday, June 23. Ellie Potter / Forum News Service
USDA releases CRP land for emergency grazing
June 23, 2017 - 7:44pm
Sonny Perdue
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
May 23, 2017 - 4:37pm
May 22, 2017
Organic farmer John "Jack" Olson of Litchville, N.D., won a dispute with the National Resources Conservation Service over a Wetlands Reserve Program payment. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
May 22, 2017 - 5:54am
May 15, 2017
Conservation freeze: Popular program sees change
May 15, 2017 - 12:21pm
May 8, 2017
U.S. Department of Agriculture  Chief Economist Robert Johansson presents in Crystal City, Va., in 2016. USDA / Special to Forum News Service
USDA chief economist says upswing will come, he's just not sure when
May 8, 2017 - 6:02am
May 4, 2017
Five-thousand food products already use QR codes or Smart Labels. That number will jump to 34,000 by year-end. Special to Forum News Service
USDA in rulemaking phase for national biotech labeling
May 4, 2017 - 3:42pm
May 1, 2017
Perdue announces USDA change on school lunches
May 1, 2017 - 4:24pm
April 18, 2017
Report indicates corn acres planted are expected to be down 4 percent to 5.4 million acres, equaling the amount of soybean acres expected. (Erin Wicker/Special to Agweek)
South Dakota farmers plan for planting
April 18, 2017 - 9:10am
Bill Johnson, right, with Farm Credit Mid-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 - 8:28am
April 17, 2017
Agweek editorial: Sonny Perdue needs to be confirmed
April 17, 2017 - 6:00am
April 11, 2017
Soybeans in a field west of Letcher, S.D. Matt Gade/ Forum News Service
Soybean stock slides as USDA predicts more planting
April 11, 2017 - 6:47pm