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March 22, 2020
Gov. Tim Walz on Sunday, March 15, announced the state would close schools beginning March 18 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
$50 million to replenish loan funds for Minnesota farmers
March 22, 2020 - 3:42pm
March 19, 2020
Canola acres were greater in 2019 in the Mohall, N.D., area, bringing beauty to the landscape and potential profits for farmers about 20 miles from the Canadian border. The outlook for 2020 acreage remains bright. Photo taken July 4, near Mohall, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Canola acres could climb again
March 19, 2020 - 6:00am
March 18, 2020
The first tow of the season, the Motor Vessel Miss Doris, passes just north of Read’s Landing on March 18, 2020. Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
First tow of the season pushes through Lake Pepin
March 18, 2020 - 6:02pm
Two bear cubs rescued from a cornfield near Strandquist, Minn., await transportation Sunday to a wildlife rehabilitation facility in Garrison, Minn. (Photo courtesy of Jeremy Woinarowicz/ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Bear cubs rescued after combine harvesting corn in northwest Minnesota kills their mother
March 18, 2020 - 11:00am
Ag forecast: More 'churn' ahead
March 18, 2020 - 7:00am
Cottage cheese, a specialty of the Westby Co-op Creamery, is made by draining the cheese instead of pressing it, which holds onto some of the whey and keeps the curds loose.  Noah Fish / Forum News Service
Wisconsin creamery produces world-renowned cheese with an old-fashioned approach
March 18, 2020 - 6:00am
March 17, 2020
 Agricultural commodity markets have been hit hard by COVID-19, especially livestock markets.  (Jenny Schlecht / Agweek)
Coronavirus hitting livestock markets especially hard
March 17, 2020 - 12:17pm
Stephanie Andressos and John Draxton work at Farmer John's in Haiti. Contributed photoplay button
'Farmer John' works to help animal ag and ag ed in Haiti
March 17, 2020 - 5:00am
March 15, 2020
Edinburg, N.D., farmer Joel Mathiason surveys his herd of angus cows during calving season last week. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
As calving season hits stride in region, busy days, busy nights
March 15, 2020 - 7:15am
March 12, 2020
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Report: Organic acres rise
March 12, 2020 - 6:00am
Lindsey Fingarson checks a sunflower head to see how it is filling at his farm north of Edinburg, N.D., in September. Much of the far northeastern North Dakota region was dry this summer, and recent rains have hampered harvest. Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
Weather, market forces put sunflowers back in the rotation
March 12, 2020 - 6:00am
March 10, 2020
Vance Taylor, president and CEO of the North Dakota Mill and Elevator, stands in the alley way of an unloading facility for trucks and trains that was part of the first phase of rail expansion at the north Grand Forks facility. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
$8.3 million set for ND State Mill upgrade
March 10, 2020 - 5:16pm
University of Minnesota Regional Extension Educator Jodi DeJong-Hughes spoke to farmers about field ruts and soil compaction during a meeting Tuesday, March 10, in Crookston. Ann Bailey / Grand Forks Herald
2019 harvest will have lasting impact on this year's crop season, expert says at Crookston event
March 10, 2020 - 4:23pm
John and Corey Hoffman standing in their newly repaired barn that collapsed last February. Noah Fish / Forum News Service
Dairy farm back to milking a year after barn collapse
March 10, 2020 - 6:00am
Jenny Schlecht is Agweek's content manager.
The Sorting Pen: Balancing spring fever with spring apprehensions
March 10, 2020 - 6:00am
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