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October 8, 2019
Corn grows in a field in Booneville, Iowa, Aug. 13, 2018. (Scott Morgan/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
President Trump makes nice with farmer who chided him over ethanol
October 8, 2019 - 1:07pm
July 7, 2019
A farmer works a field northeast of Mt. Vernon, S.D. Matt Gade / Forum News Service file photo
Agriculture department wants to help farm kids with stress
July 7, 2019 - 7:30am
July 3, 2019
Satellite images show Midwest farmland in late June 2019. (NASA/MODIS)
Midwestern farmers’ struggles with extreme weather are visible from space
July 3, 2019 - 12:11pm
June 24, 2019
Water is seen flooding farmland in an aerial photograph taken over Malden, Ill., on May 29, 2019.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Farm deluge starts to seep into America's fragile rural economy
June 24, 2019 - 10:21am
June 21, 2019
'We despise animal abuse': Indiana dairy farm video draws attention
June 21, 2019 - 12:45pm
June 11, 2019
Jason Jensen appears Tuesday, June 11, in Clay County District Court for his sentencing on a charge of second-degree aiding and abetting murder. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor play button
Minnesota man sentenced in connection with Clay County farmstead killing
June 11, 2019 - 1:32pm
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
May 9, 2019
A dirt road runs between two corn fields in Adair, Iowa, in April. Photo for The Washington Post by Joshua Lott.
As Democrats woo rural voters, some say why bother
May 9, 2019 - 6:00am
April 24, 2019
Former U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., pictured here in 2011, was in hot water with Canada 25 years ago this week for a joke they didn't find very amusing. Forum News Service file photo
Wayback Wednesday: 25 years ago, Canada wasn't laughing at ND senator's nuclear joke
April 24, 2019 - 8:00am
January 31, 2019
Dust drifts over a cornfield in Alden, Iowa, on Aug. 28, 2017. Corn dominates the landscape and is primarily used for producing ethanol and feeding hogs. Iowa is the leading U.S. producer of corn and pork. Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount
In Iowa, Trump's 'long rope' with farmers is starting to run out
January 31, 2019 - 10:20am
July 25, 2018
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue at his Senate Agriculture Committee confirmation hearing in Washington on March 23, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Farm aid will be temporary even in extended trade war, USDA chief says
July 25, 2018 - 12:29pm
July 20, 2018
Orlo and Helen Almlie, of rural Lake Lillian, are transitioning ownership of their 100-head of stock cows and calves to Cullen Fischer, a 31-year-old man they met just a couple years ago. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Cattlemen at heart:Creativity gives next generation of farmers a boost
July 20, 2018 - 10:00pm
May 17, 2018
Corn is harvested in Princeton, Illinois, on Oct. 9, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Warming planet could mean bigger corn crops for US farmers
May 17, 2018 - 12:17pm
Roger Walsh said April blizzards made it an interesting spring for farming but by Tuesday, May 15, 2018, he had most of his corn in and was now planting soybeans on his field west of New London, Minn. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
May 17, 2018 - 11:59am
May 14, 2018
Commentary: The problems in the farm bill go way beyond sugar
May 14, 2018 - 8:35am