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April 4, 2020
Ag Labor Crunch: COVID-19 Slows Foreign Seasonal Workers
April 4, 2020 - 8:30am
April 3, 2020
 U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., talks with local farmers about progress on the farm bill in Washington during a roundtable discussion Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 in East Grand Forks. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Klobuchar, Hoeven among several senators telling USDA farmers need help during COVID-19
April 3, 2020 - 2:26pm
Cows at VanBedaf Dairy eat placidly while attendees at LegenDAIRY III, a dairy open house and promotional event, walk by. Photo taken June 2, 2019. (Jenny Schlecht/Agweek)
Farmers dumping milk, food service disruption has dairy industry leaders calling for help
April 3, 2020 - 9:56am
April 2, 2020
Minnesota farmer killed in livestock accident
April 2, 2020 - 10:22pm
April 1, 2020
The March 31 USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service estimates there will be fewer wheat fields in North Dakota and Minnesota this year than there were last year. Ann Bailey / Grand Forks Herald
Less corn and wheat, more soybeans may be in local fields this year, report suggests
April 1, 2020 - 7:00am
Seth Arndorfer detailed his involvement in a federal precision agriculture task force during the Precision Ag Summit on Jan. 20 in Jamestown, N.D. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Rural internet's importance highlighted by coronavirus
April 1, 2020 - 6:00am
March 31, 2020
Columbia Grain International’s site at Arvilla, N.D., is running a lot of bushels through its grain dryer. The dryer, installed in 2008, holds about 7,000 bushels and completes about 4,500 bushels of dried corn per hour, with corn going into it at 17% to 18% moisture.
Elevator managers plagued with problems are feeling the strain
March 31, 2020 - 6:00am
March 29, 2020
Northwood, N.D., farmer Kyle Funseth talks about the challenges of harvesting the 2019 corn crop as he finishes combining on March 25, 2020.  Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
For some farmers, this spring's work still includes finishing last fall's harvest
March 29, 2020 - 9:00am
March 28, 2020
School lunch delivery for rural students
March 28, 2020 - 8:30am
March 27, 2020
Monica Kramer McConkey,and her Eyes on the Horizon Consulting from the Detroit Lakes, Minn., area, contract in northern and central Minnesota as a rural mental health specialist with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Photo taken Feb. 4, 2020, in Fargo, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Advocates and specialists still available to help farmers
March 27, 2020 - 5:00pm
Hub City Livestock in Aberdeen, S.D., is one of many livestock sale barns in the region that continue to hold sales while discouraging anyone but sellers and buyers from coming to sales. (Michelle Rook / Agweek)
Auctions, sale barns adjust to coronavirus restrictions
March 27, 2020 - 1:00pm
March 24, 2020
Pneumat Systems' Dual-Impact BinWhip acts like a weed eater that smacks grain off the walls of bins, with the help of gravity. Pneumat Systems' photo
Minnesota company focuses on grain elevator safety
March 24, 2020 - 6:00am
March 21, 2020
Buyer beware: Rural residents warned of construction scams
March 21, 2020 - 8:30am
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
Ag forecast: More 'churn' ahead
March 18, 2020 - 7:00am