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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
23 hours 12 min ago
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
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
Sonny Perdue, U.S. secretary of agriculture, during a Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee hearing in Washington on Feb. 28, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
New SNAP rules put emphasis on work for able-bodied adults
December 4, 2019 - 4:01pm
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
December 2, 2019
The USDA on Tuesday, Oct. 29, announced it has established an interim final rule on hemp production, allowing expanded growth of the crop. (Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service)
South Dakota lawmakers to consider legalizing hemp in 2020
December 2, 2019 - 5:18pm
Dzenina Lukac / Pexels
America braces for possible french fry shortage after poor potato harvest
December 2, 2019 - 12:12pm
December 1, 2019
Alexandria, S.D. farmer Richard Aulner, right, has a laugh with Zack Behrend, of Parkston/Kaylor Grain & Feed, while filling up his grain cart with pig feed a mile away from Aulner's feed bins. (Matt Gade / Forum News Service)play button
With horrid weather, flooding and other hurdles, South Dakota farmer says ‘2019 can kiss mine'
December 1, 2019 - 9:00am
November 30, 2019
A crop scout prepares to enter a corn field during a stop on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour in Kentland, Ind., on Aug. 20, 2019. Daniel Acker / Bloomberg
Making seeds to withstand climate change is getting harder
November 30, 2019 - 4:30pm
Holiday meal costs down
November 30, 2019 - 8:30am