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May 17, 2019
A grain silo at the Kokomo Grain Co. Inc. transloading facility in Edinburgh, Ind., on March 28, 2019.  Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett.
Trump's trade war aid to farmers risks worsening crop stockpiles
May 17, 2019 - 11:21am
May 16, 2019
Andrew Rick, a ninth-grade student at West Central High School, presents at the South Dakota FFA Agriscience Fair at Mitchell Technical Institute on April 17. (Marcus Traxler / Republic)
Agriscience fair shows FFA investigative skills
May 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 14, 2019
Dave Sweeney on his property in Alden, Iowa, in August 2017. He and his wife, Annette, voted for President Trump and are supportive of efforts to reduce environmental regulations.  Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount
Analysis: Trump is taxing Americans to support farmers struggling from his trade war
May 14, 2019 - 3:17pm
File photo. Soybeans from the Knopf Family Farm are delivered to a grain elevator in Bavaria, Kansas. (Christopher Smith/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
'No end in sight' for farmers feeling pain of trade war
May 14, 2019 - 10:31am
May 13, 2019
Soybeans are dumped from a combine on one of the fields of the Knopf Family Farm outside of Salina, Kansas, Nov. 2, 2018. (Christopher Smith/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Hedge funds vindicated by trade war twists that sank soybeans
May 13, 2019 - 10:16am
May 9, 2019
OUR VIEW: A farm for our region to notice
May 9, 2019 - 7:00am
May 7, 2019
Paul Wagner gets ready to incorporate fertilizer on land his family farms near Fisher, Minn., on Monday, May 7, 2019. Planting has been limited in the Red River Valley due to cooler and wetter conditions. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Farmers in region ‘super edgy’
May 7, 2019 - 5:29pm
May 4, 2019
Ted and George Wishon and other ranchers are mounting a long-shot bid to persuade lawmakers to write labeling requirements into legislation to implement the Trump administration's North American trade deal with Canada and Mexico.  Photo for The Washington Post by Michael Hanson
'America First' may be last hope for these cattle ranchers
May 4, 2019 - 11:24am
April 26, 2019
Flooding caused by snow melt and rainfall, in Hamburg, Iowa, March 20. The Midwest was hit hard by spring storms. Hilary Swift / ©2019 The New York Times
Loans available for farmers hit by natural disasters
April 26, 2019 - 5:00pm
The United States lost 2,731 licensed dairy farms from 2017 to 2018, a drop of 6.5 percent, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report. Forum News Service file photo
Dairy exporter is betting that soy and oats won't replace cow milk
April 26, 2019 - 1:52pm
April 23, 2019
The silhouette of a farmer is seen in front of a John Deere & Co. tractor at night on a field in Malden, Illinois, on May 16, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
Commentary: Tractor monopoly is bleeding US farmers
April 23, 2019 - 10:30am
April 22, 2019
Forum News Service file photo
After China turned it into a cheap snack, Americans hope to make caviar great again
April 22, 2019 - 11:38am
April 19, 2019
Karen and Dan Streff, of Salem, and their family were recently named the South Dakota FFA Foundation's “FFA Family of the Year,” which honors a family's long term involvement in the FFA and agriculture education program in the state. (Matt Gade / Republic)
A family built through FFA tradition
April 19, 2019 - 7:00am
April 15, 2019
A farmer carries a bag of corn seed in Malden, Ill., on May 16, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
US farmers fear China deal will leave them worse off than before trade war
April 15, 2019 - 9:23am
April 12, 2019
Farm income drops in five-year span, USDA report says
April 12, 2019 - 2:46pm
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