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July 29, 2017
LifeQuest in Mitchell. (Republic file photo)
LifeQuest loses lunch program
July 29, 2017 - 9:20am
July 15, 2017
Scott Stahl, a farmer in western McCook County, walks out of his field with a corn stalk Thursday at his home near Emery. This stalk has short roots due to wet conditions early on in the planting season. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Corn crop on the verge of collapse under brutally dry conditions
July 15, 2017 - 8:30am
July 6, 2017
Hanson County has seen a rise of nearly 2,000 acres of Conservation Reserve Program land this year according to Annette Steilen, district manager for the Hanson County Conservation District. (Matt Gade / Republic)
2017 CRP enrollment in Hanson County nearly quadruples 2016 total
July 6, 2017 - 8:30am
June 29, 2017
CRP emergency: Thune's request aids livestock producers battling drought
June 29, 2017 - 11:27am
May 23, 2017
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 19, 2017
Trump's proposed 2018 budget suggested a $4.7 billion cut to the USDA, including staff cuts to local Rural Development offices. (Special to the Forum)
Trump proposes staff cuts with USDA budget reduction
May 19, 2017 - 1:43pm
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
Bill Johnson, right, with Farm Credit Services of 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 17, 2017 - 12:57pm
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 17, 2017 - 12:53pm