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June 18, 2018
Barley can be sold as either malt or feed. Malt barley is used primarily for beer, while feed barley is fed to animals. (File photo)
Barley: Crop faring well, but prices, exports are worrisome
18 hours 59 min ago
Bryon Parman is the new farm management specialist with North Dakota State University Extension. Submitted photo.
New ND extension director a good fit
22 hours 1 min ago
Superior Grain Equipment Inc., has survived in a down farm economy in part because farmers have seen good crops and have needed the market flexibility that grain storage and handling provides. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Bin, machinery makers hit by steel tariff hikes
22 hours 15 min ago
Eli Wipf, the dairy and beef production manager since September 2012 at the Spink Colony near Frankfort, S.D., says the herd since March 2013 has been shifting toward a three-way cross including Holstein, Scandinavian red and Montbeliarde dairy cattle. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Spink Colony in SD works to double milk returns by making cheese
22 hours 21 min ago
The U.S. dairy industry continues to be a strong exporter, though market disruptions following the European Union's move to abolish milk quotas caused some difficulties. (U.S. Dairy Export Council graphic)
Professor blames full-fat trend for dairy trade spat
22 hours 53 min ago
Erin Brown / Grand Vale Creative
Website offers crop insurance information, state-by-state totals
22 hours 57 min ago
Ray Crippen is shown in a photo taken in 1966 during Robert Kennedy's visit to Worthington's King Turkey Day celebration.
Commentary: Lessons of the circuitous, fresh route to the office
23 hours 15 min ago
MoDak Dairy at Goodwin, S.D., is one of many South Dakota operations opening their doors to the public for June Dairy Month. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
SD dairy industry continues to grow, add economic value
23 hours 17 min ago
Erik Ahlgren, a Fergus Falls, Minn., lawyer, specializes in bankruptcy trustee cases like the William "Bill" Sczepanski case. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
Judge in farm bankruptcy orders unusual auction of Crystal Sugar payment
23 hours 46 min ago
June 16, 2018
Katie Pinke
Commentary: 'Mom, grass-fed beef? Is this really necessary? And what is organic?'
June 16, 2018 - 9:30am
June 15, 2018
Mike Dahlen holds a sample of soybeans from his Northwood, N.D., farm. Forum file photo
‘We feel like we’re a bargaining chip’: N.D. soybean farmers fear trade war after Trump announces tariffs
June 15, 2018 - 8:04pm
Senator Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., met with local members of the agricultural community Friday morning, June 15, to discuss the 2018 Senate Farm Bill.
Heitkamp touts progress on farm bill to farmers' roundtable
June 15, 2018 - 7:02pm
June 14, 2018
Ryan Belgarde of Fargo said he doubts he would still be around today without the food stamp program. He spoke Thursday at the Depot on Main Street in downtown Fargo. Barry Amundson / Forum News Service
Farm, hunger relief groups urge passage of Senate farm bill
June 14, 2018 - 5:24pm
June 13, 2018
Bipartisan Senate farm bill gains momentum with 20-1 committee vote
June 13, 2018 - 6:34pm
June 11, 2018
A loader digs into a 120,000-ton pile of beets on June 5 at the Minn-Dak Farmers Co-op in Wahpeton, N.D., on June 5. Beneath about 1.5 feet of deteriorated beets, the pile was still frozen hard after a cold winter.  (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
Big crop, equipment breakdown put Minn-Dak a month behind on beet slicing
June 11, 2018 - 8:44am
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