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August 30, 2018
Iris Westman is the oldest living North Dakotan and thought to be the oldest living farmer, renting out her family farmland she still owns near Aneta, N.D. Photo taken on Aug. 24, 2018. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
'I still have a farm. Yeah, I am a farmer!' says 113-year-old North Dakota woman
August 30, 2018 - 11:25am
August 27, 2018
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Michelle Rook / Agweek
Soybean farmers to get $3.6 billion initially from USDA trade package
August 27, 2018 - 4:47pm
Peter Martens checks the level of spelt, a grain, that is flowing into a truck for transport at his family farm in Penn Yan, N.Y., on Aug. 15, 2018. Farmers say a drought, flooding, a trade war and a tightening immigration policy have led to economic woes that are forcing many to question their future. (Libby March/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Farmers to get $4.7 billion in first round of U.S. aid
August 27, 2018 - 4:05pm
Taylor Grussing, a cow-calf field specialist with South Dakota State University Extension in Mitchell, S.D., at a display at Dakotafest 2018,  stands next to an actual “preserved rumen” to be used to teach producers and others about the workings of the ruminant stomach system. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Dakotafest goers learn how 'bale wrap' can harm cattle
August 27, 2018 - 7:15am
Linda Bartholomew, a member of the Faulkton Area Arts Council and the Faulkton Area Development Board, stands in front of a mural painted by high school students in the community. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Rural communities find benefits in public art
August 27, 2018 - 6:17am
August 26, 2018
The mural on the Agtegra elevator in Faulkton, S.D., can be seen for miles. This is the view drivers coming from the east have as they approach town. Photo taken Aug. 15. (Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service)
The power of art: World-renowned muralist adds his mark to South Dakota grain elevator
August 26, 2018 - 3:02pm
August 25, 2018
Adam Eichacker, National finalist for the FFA Star Award at the Eichacker Family Farm in Salem. (Courtesty)
Salem student nominated for highest FFA honor
August 25, 2018 - 7:00am
August 24, 2018
Anika Pinke, 9, packed a roll of toilet paper for a harvest combine ride with her grandpa recently. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Commentary: Don't forget the toilet paper during harvest
August 24, 2018 - 12:19pm
Group working on pitch to bring 2 USDA research agencies to Fargo
August 24, 2018 - 9:47am
South Dakota State University Extension Forestry Specialist John Ball speaks to a group of people about the emerald ash borer disease Thursday at Dakotafest in Mitchell. (Marcus Traxler / Republic)
State official: Bleak outlook for emerald ash borer
August 24, 2018 - 8:15am
Photos from area 4-H achievement days
August 24, 2018 - 8:00am
August 22, 2018
Jack Davis, SDSU Extension Crops Business Management Field Specialist, gives a talk on the crop price outlook during Dakotafest on Tuesday morning in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Concerns surround big crop forecast
August 22, 2018 - 7:52am
August 21, 2018
First farm bill conference meeting set for Sept. 5
August 21, 2018 - 5:14pm
August 20, 2018
Most cover crop mixes on Stoney Creek Farm consist of three grasses, three legumes and three brassicas. Grant and Dawn Breitkreutz plant cover crops during or after every crop. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Minnesota ranch looks to regenerate land rather than sustain it
August 20, 2018 - 11:16am
A 40,000-square-foot warehouse at the new Stone Mill LLC “west campus” is used to hold ingredients that have been purchased by customers but are awaiting shipping. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
'Simplicity is king': Stone Mill, partners ride wave of demand for clean, raw grains
August 20, 2018 - 7:36am