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March 20, 2019
A farm near Loganville, Wis.
American farmers confront a mental health crisis
16 hours 31 min ago
March 15, 2019
Industrial hemp produces a dense stand of plants. The seeds are harvested and can be used for oil products. The fiber of the plant stalks is currently not harvested in North Dakota. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Veto of industrial hemp bill hasn’t ended discussion
March 15, 2019 - 7:00am
March 14, 2019
Drifts formed around cows and shelters at Twedt Red Angus in McHenry, N.D. Courtesy Samuel Twedt
Heavy snow, strong winds make calving, cattle feeding difficult
March 14, 2019 - 6:15pm
A farmer unloads his corn into a trailer this past October in Aurora County. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Amid high interest rates, farmers still cutting costs
March 14, 2019 - 8:30am
March 9, 2019
The Douglas County courthouse. (Republic file photo)
27,800 head of cattle unaccounted for in SD foreclosure case
March 9, 2019 - 1:09pm
The Douglas County courthouse. (Republic file photo)
27,800 head of cattle unaccounted for in Corsica foreclosure case
March 9, 2019 - 12:16pm
March 7, 2019
Shown here is Amanda Radke displaying her new book "Can-Do Cow Kids," on Wednesday at her house in Letcher. The children's book was published this week and is available on her website and Amazon. Radke will be giving presentations to classrooms around the surrounding area throughout the next two months. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
Standing up for ranchers one book at a time
March 7, 2019 - 6:01am
March 4, 2019
Staff at Schweitzer's Gourmet Meats retail store in Bismarck, N.D., weigh a steak for a customer on July 11, 2017. Law makers in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana are considering bills to ensure that cell-cultured products could not call themselves meat. Jenny Schlecht / Agweek
Bill defining meat in North Dakota goes to the governor, other states work on similar efforts
March 4, 2019 - 4:15pm
February 28, 2019
Pinke: Farm shows are what you make of them
February 28, 2019 - 3:29pm
February 24, 2019
Walt Bones, a former South Dakota agriculture secretary and farmer from Parker, S.D., is on the board of Ground Works-Midwest, and says its revamped Ag in the Classroom program is vital for making connections about agriculture with young minds. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
New South Dakota Ag in the Classroom program in 102 schools
February 24, 2019 - 5:00pm
February 22, 2019
Fruit pickers work through rows of strawberry plants on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at G & D Farms in Duette, Florida. Photo for The Washington Post by Zack Wittman.
Agricultural workers may soon be made of tech and steel
February 22, 2019 - 1:28pm
Corn is loaded into semi-trucks on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at CHS Dakota Ag Co-Op in Kindred. In November, the Minneapolis Fed reported that for the year ending in June of 2018, 84 farm operations in the Ninth District (the Dakotas, Minnesota, Montana, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and northwestern Wisconsin), filed for Chapter 12 bankruptcy protection - more than twice the level seen in 2014. David Samson / The Forum
As bankruptcies rise, farmers and lenders hope for big harvests, rise in crop prices
February 22, 2019 - 10:31am
February 21, 2019
 A field of lettuce grows in front of the border fence San Luis, Arizona, on Jan. 30, 2019. Photo for The Washington Post by Caitlin O'Hara
US farmers fuel surge in guest-worker visas as illegal labor dwindles
February 21, 2019 - 2:49pm
February 15, 2019
A worker monitors corn being loaded into an outdoor storage bunker at the Michlig Grain elevator in Sheffield, Ill., on Oct. 2, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Economic trends turn downward for farmers
February 15, 2019 - 10:13am
February 14, 2019
Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Wet year may lead to late seed buying, planting
February 14, 2019 - 8:00am