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June 30, 2020
North Dakota and Minnesota farmers planted more soybeans this year than in 2019. Ann Bailey / Grand Forks Herald
ND farmers plant fewer corn, wheat acres, more soybeans in 2020
June 30, 2020 - 4:37pm
April 14, 2020
Among the distinguished professors giving up their lab coats this year will be R. Jay Goos, a North Dakota State University soil scientist who is a world expert in iron-deficiency chlorosis in soybeans, and in recent years taught introductory soil science to thousands of students. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
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World soy chlorosis expert prepares to hang up lab coat
April 14, 2020 - 6:00am
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
March 10, 2020
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
February 12, 2020
Bruce Hill of Worthington, Minn., is president of the board of Minnesota Soybean Processors LLC, a Brewster, Minn., company. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
Race is on to build ND’s first soybean crush plant
February 12, 2020 - 4:28pm
January 15, 2020
Federal Judge Peter Welte works to wind up soybean harvest on his Northwood, N.D., farm in early November. The U.S. Senate confirmed Welte as chief United States district judge of the United States District Court on July 30, 2019, six months after he was nominated by President Donald Trump. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
Signing of Phase One Agreement good news for North Dakota, Minnesota soybean farmers
January 15, 2020 - 4:56pm
December 30, 2019
Soybeans are unloaded from a semi truck at a farm in Wyanet, Ill., on Oct. 19, 2019.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Soybeans head for best month since 2016 on China demand optimism
December 30, 2019 - 12:51pm
December 27, 2019
Wheat sits ready for harvest in a field in Tribune, Kansas.  Bloomberg photo by Michael Ciaglo.
Wheat could be surprise big winner of the U.S.-China trade deal
December 27, 2019 - 8:06am
December 26, 2019
Soybeans are loaded into a truck at a grain elevator in Ohio, Illinois, on June 19, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
China's imports of U.S. soy surge to highest in about two years
December 26, 2019 - 7:50am
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
December 13, 2019 - 2:04pm
October 3, 2019
Soybeans are unloaded from a truck in Illinois.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
China's soy buying spree may signal prudence before U.S. talks
October 3, 2019 - 10:57am
September 11, 2019
Soybean plants grow in a field near Tiskilwa, Illinois, on June 19, 2018.   Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
China to remove tariffs on some US products, but not pork or soybeans
September 11, 2019 - 8:33am
August 20, 2019
Spilled soybeans are pictured outside an Archer-Daniels-Midland Inc. grain elevator in St. Louis on Oct. 25, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett.
Trade war hitting North Dakota hardest, Fed says
August 20, 2019 - 9:51am
August 19, 2019
A corn field in Stevens County on Aug. 15. Rae Yost/Forum News Service photo.
Corn's hellish week has traders turning to fields for cues
August 19, 2019 - 10:22am
August 8, 2019
A combines operator harvests soybeans at the Santa Cruz farm near Atibaia, Brazil, on March 29, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Patrcia Monteiro.
China will need to look beyond Brazil for soy as trade war rages
August 8, 2019 - 2:41pm