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January 27, 2019
Brian Ryberg of Ryberg Farms in Buffalo Lake, Minn., won a national award from the Soil Health Partnership. Submitted photo
Minn. farmer wins national recognition for soil health
January 27, 2019 - 2:59pm
January 26, 2019
Congress passed the 2018 farm bill by a wide margin. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Farm bill's conservation program timeline is uncertain
January 26, 2019 - 7:52pm
December 3, 2018
Jenny and Brandon Schlecht stand in their feedlot with their daughters Reanna and Kennedy.
Schlecht: Making conservation work while chasing a lifelong dream
December 3, 2018 - 7:00am
September 11, 2018
Sarah Curtis, left, shares the joy of seeing a monarch butterfly up close with Arlene Nack, a resident at an assisted living facility in Alexandria. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
Flying free: Central Minn. woman helps save monarch butterflies
September 11, 2018 - 8:55pm
June 25, 2018
A pie chart from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service shows the break down of spending in the 2014 Farm Bill. Click to view full graphic
Why the farm bill should matter to you
June 25, 2018 - 7:35am
April 21, 2018
Volunteers cleaned up in and around the Red River in Fargo during the summer of 2017. River Keepers / Special to The Forum
10 simple ways to help save Earth
April 21, 2018 - 6:27am
March 26, 2018
Conservation push: Two ag groups support GROW Act
March 26, 2018 - 8:32am
March 9, 2018
Conservationist: Fyra plan features wrong focus
March 9, 2018 - 9:14am
February 5, 2018
Larry Sitter, the now retired Rolette County Soil Conservation district manager, and Nikki Hanretty, soil conservation technician with Rolette County Natural Resources Conservation Service, study 2017 results from the "How Far North Can We Grow?" project. (Rolette County NRCS office photo.)
Way up north: Project seeks to expand cover crop use
February 5, 2018 - 7:08am
February 3, 2018
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How the region's farmers and researchers are working to save bees
February 3, 2018 - 8:30am
January 29, 2018
Ryan Heiniger of Pheasants Forever says this is a good "after" example of a project his team has worked on.  The field still is a majority of cropland "but boundaries are square and clean and the marginal acres are ‘growing’ clean water, wildlife and still producing a profit for the landowner," he says. (Ryan Heiniger photo)
Precision ag tools can improve profitability, work with conservation
January 29, 2018 - 6:45am
October 31, 2017
Grassland and wetland terrain in the Missouri Coteau, part of the Prairie Pothole Region in North Dakota. Photo special to Forum News Service
Crops continue to eat up Great Plains grassland
October 31, 2017 - 5:16pm
October 21, 2017
WOSTER: Pheasants in the Soil Bank
October 21, 2017 - 10:15am
August 19, 2017
The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks. (Republic file photo)
Turn In Poacher arrests reach record high
August 19, 2017 - 10:15am
August 7, 2017
Feds to give states more flexibility in protecting wild bird
August 7, 2017 - 4:14pm