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May 7, 2018
Locally produced food has been a priority for the BisMan Food Cooperative since it opened in May 2016. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
BisMan Community Food Co-op puts focus on the story of food
May 7, 2018 - 6:43am
Students at Farm Safety Day in Steele, N.D., on April 25, 2018, learned about fire safety and got to try out some fire extinguishers under the direction of the Steele Rural Fire Department. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Farm Safety Day highlights ways to stay out of trouble, on and off the farm
May 7, 2018 - 6:07am
May 4, 2018
Various food products whose labels boast their manufacture without genetically-modified organisms, in New York, Jan. 27, 2015. Non-GMO labels are proliferating on grocery shelves without any mandatory regulation or verification of what exactly the phrase means, particularly when used on products that would not normally be considered in need of the clarification. (Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Mandatory GMO labels are coming to your food
May 4, 2018 - 8:07am
April 30, 2018
There is optimism that block grants in the Infrastructure Plan that could help fix thousands of rural bridges and roads that are deteriorating. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Agriculture sector excited about president's infrastructure package
April 30, 2018 - 7:36am
Women in the McIntosh County Annie's Project class take notes during the final night of the program on April 4, 2018, in Ashley, N.D. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
ND revives farm management program for women
April 30, 2018 - 7:22am
A federal judge will decide what evidence can be presented in a trial regarding whether glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, causes cancer. Mike Mozart / flickr
Trial takes on glyphosate cancer claims
April 30, 2018 - 7:06am
Applejack, one of the "mane" characters on "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic," is a favorite with Jenny Schlecht's daughter, because she's a farm girl, too. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
My Little Pony and the representation of agriculture in media
April 30, 2018 - 7:02am
One year at a time: Controversy on farmland leases
April 30, 2018 - 6:10am
April 29, 2018
Farm manager Nickolas Sandquist stands in front of roughly 80,000 pounds worth of ginseng that is ready to be shipped to China, at Hsu Ginseng Farm in Wausau, Wis. Photo for The Washington Post by Lauren Justice
Rural Wisconsin county is famous in China. A trade war could take it all away.
April 29, 2018 - 5:00am
April 24, 2018
Minnesota House Tax Chairman Greg Davids talks about a tax bill his committee debated Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
House tax bill is 'Ain't My Fault' effort
April 24, 2018 - 4:39pm
April 23, 2018
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Spring flooding begins with flooded farmland along Red River
April 23, 2018 - 9:21pm
Bill Sczepanski, 56, of Stephen, Minn., ran a farming operation that topped 27,000 acres in 2014, only to go insolvent in 2017, adversely affecting a finance company and a co-op elevator at nearby Alvarado, Minn. Photo summer 2014, at Stephen, Minn. (Forum News Service/Agweek)
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
April 23, 2018 - 6:00am
April 18, 2018
U.S. Reps. Tim Walz, left, and Collin Peterson of Minnesota talk Aug. 3, 2017, at Farmfest. On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, they spoke against a Republican-written farm bill that they said could cut people off food stamps. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Partisan split threatens federal farm bill
April 18, 2018 - 4:25pm
April 16, 2018
State Reps. Paul Anderson of Starbuck, left, and Jeff Backer of Browns Valley talk before the Minnesota House debates a bill to require legislative approval for any nitrate use rules on Monday, April 16, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
GOP fights Dayton effort to restrict some fertilizer use
April 16, 2018 - 5:39pm
Corn farmers and businesses starting May 11 will start receiving notices to file to prove claims in a Syngenta corn lawsuit. A preliminary settlement agreement indicates $1.51 billion in estimated claims, including $1.438 billion for U.S. farmers who did not raise Viptera or Duracade varieties during the 2013 to 2017 years. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service/Agweek)
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
April 16, 2018 - 8:50am
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