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December 13, 2019
The U.S. and China announced reaching a partial trade deal on Dec. 13, though few details have been released. Soybean farmers in the Midwest have been among the hardest hit by the trade war with China.  (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
Ag expresses cautious optimism over China deal announcement
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December 12, 2019
Wet hayfields, like this area south of Carrington, N.D., on Oct. 3, have been common throughout the region in 2019, leaving many producers unable to get enough hay or get to their hay. (Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service)
North Dakota to help with livestock producers with cost of transporting feed
December 12, 2019 - 3:17pm
Bob Lind, Neighbors columnist. The Forum
Head of ND ag company follows golden rule for business success
December 12, 2019 - 7:07am
Farmers still combining corn, but 60% still in North Dakota fields
December 12, 2019 - 6:53am
December 11, 2019
Lawmakers and the biofuels industry asked EPA to uphold the Renewable Fuels Standard and the deal they cut with the president in September. Michelle Rook / AgweekTV
EPA reneges on president’s biofuel promise, reflected in RFS proposal
December 11, 2019 - 7:00am
Arlen Bonde's corn harvest, already slowed by weather and wet conditions, has been further hindered by difficulty in getting enough propane to keep his grain drying system going. Jenny Schlecht / Agweek
Propane problems make a long harvest even longer
December 11, 2019 - 6:00am
December 10, 2019
Women involved in agriculture learn about buying and selling farm commodities during a training session at North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D. Dan Gunderson / MPR News
Female farmers get the inside scoop on agriculture markets
December 10, 2019 - 4:30pm
David Mueller of Cummings, N.D., on Dec. 5, 2019, was elected chairman of the board, American Crystal Sugar Co., of Moorhead, Minn. (Photo courtesy American Crystal Sugar Co. / Forum News Service)
American Crystal Sugar board taps David Mueller, Kelly Erickson to lead
December 10, 2019 - 9:01am
December 9, 2019
Roger Johnson, president of the National Farmers Union and former North Dakota agriculture commissioner, delivers a keynote speech at the Farm and Ranch Economic Summit in Bismarck on Jan. 30, 2018. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
ND native Roger Johnson leaving National Farmers Union presidency
December 9, 2019 - 3:32pm
December 7, 2019
Goats become electrician's side business. No kidding!
December 7, 2019 - 8:30am
December 5, 2019
A field of irrigated potatoes remains unharvested south of Walhalla, N.D., on Wednesday, Oct. 30, when the temperature remained below freezing throughout the day. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
UND analyst expects regional economy to feel effect of 2019 crop losses
December 5, 2019 - 5:57pm
Curt Knutson, of Fisher, Minn., chairman of the board of American Crystal Sugar Co., speaking at the annual meeting in Fargo on Thursday, Dec. 5, said "Sometimes we have to bear the brunt of a bad year." (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)play button
American Crystal Sugar looks to get past this year's 'bump in the road'
December 5, 2019 - 4:22pm
Pasta.  Photo for The Washington Post by Greg Powers
Italian pasta increasingly is made of wheat from the U.S. and Canada
December 5, 2019 - 9:02am
December 4, 2019
JBS to buy Minnesota beef plant, saving 145 jobs
December 4, 2019 - 6:27pm
Farmers harvest soybeans in this aerial photograph taken over Wyanet, Ill., on Oct. 19, 2019.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Analysis: Trump's $28 billion trade war bailout may be overpaying some farmers
December 4, 2019 - 12:31pm