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There's a multibillion-dollar race to replace eggs
2 hours 13 min ago
May 18, 2019
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Farmers Under Pressure
May 18, 2019 - 8:30am
May 17, 2019
Beef cattle are seen in a pasture near Sebeka, Minn., in this 2016 photo. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
U.S. beef gains full access to Japan
May 17, 2019 - 12:09pm
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
Fields are still covered in water south of Ethan in Davison County, as pictured here Thursday. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Mother Nature uncooperative in planting process
May 17, 2019 - 7:00am
Tanner Cross said he works with horses from anywhere from 30 days to 90 days depending on the owners needs. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Chasing horse dreams: Woonsocket native building unique horse-breaking business
May 17, 2019 - 7:00am
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
Mammatus clouds above a field. SUBMITTED PHOTO
More storms expected in Midwest where planting is already behind
May 16, 2019 - 11:37am
Matt Bainbridge, of Ethan, said his variable rate fertilizer has paid for itself in two years which he's owned for seven. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Embracing innovative farm techniques
May 16, 2019 - 8:00am
May 15, 2019
President Donald Trump holds a 45-minute news conference at the White House in Washington, May 9, 2019. Trump's recent statements suggest he now believes that demonstrating his toughness with China and walking away from a deal might well put him in a better position politically than signing one. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Trump tells advisers he will not de-escalate trade war
May 15, 2019 - 10:02am
From left: Sisseton, S.D., farmer and cattleman Sam Hanson;  his partner and cousin, Ben Hanson; and Ben’s son, Hunter John Hanson, listen to how they’ll fix a technical glitch as they prepare a newly-acquired seeder for action on some oats on May 5. The cousins hope to custom-seed 3,000 to 4,000 acres in a 25-mile radius as spring. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
With planting 15 days behind, South Dakota cousins are eager to start custom-seeding
May 15, 2019 - 6:00am
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
South Dakota auction barn, livestock company accused of violating federal law
May 14, 2019 - 6:00am
May 13, 2019
Bags of corn and soybeans sit in rows at Gingerich Farms in this aerial photograph taken over Lovington, Ill., on Nov. 9, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Ackerplay button
Trump farm aid is deja vu for 80s traders skeptical of plan
May 13, 2019 - 1:30pm
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