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May 30, 2013
Christi Offutt, chief executive officer of RDO Equipment Co., was keynote speaker at a May 10, 2013, in a luncheon series in the Lorentzsen Center for Faith and Work in the Barry Auditorium of the R.D. Offutt School of Business at Concordia College in Moorhead. The center is named for her father, a Concordia graduate and a primary benefactor. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
RDO Equipment CEO reflects on 12-year cultural shift
May 30, 2013 - 3:42pm
May 29, 2013
Price of beef, other meats continues to climb
May 29, 2013 - 8:18am
Beekeeper Steve Ellis stands in a bee yard where about 1,300 hives wait to be placed in fields for summer honey production. Thousands of bees recently died, and Ellis blames neonicotinoid pesticides. Ellis expects his hives to be much less productive this year.
As bees perish, researchers search for causes and solutions
May 29, 2013 - 8:12am
May 11, 2013
A pilot flies across a field spraying pink-dyed water that will be tested for droplet size to ensure minimal drift. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Science used to test aerial sprayers
May 11, 2013 - 2:31pm
April 23, 2013
Submitted Photo Mark Spadgenske feeds his dairy cows on a family farm near Menahga. Area farmers have been dealt an especially tough hand this spring with an extended winter cutting into pasture and planting times.
Cold spring puts squeeze on area farmers
April 23, 2013 - 7:48am
April 17, 2013
‘Toxic Taters Coalition’ formed to reduce pesticide use on area farms
April 17, 2013 - 1:08pm
April 16, 2013
Courtesy Photo Jorden Hausauer of rural Halliday carries a calf to safety through deep snow during Sunday’s storm. The photo spread virally on Facebook after it was posted.
Ranchers weather storm while calving: Photo of Halliday rancher carrying calf goes viral
April 16, 2013 - 8:03am
February 19, 2013
Cattle from the Barthel ranch enjoy a beautiful February day Tuesday near Perham. Mitch Barthel is one of the area ranchers coping with the effects of drought on overhead costs. Submitted photo
Cattle numbers down in Wadena area
February 19, 2013 - 6:58am
February 18, 2013
Cattle numbers down in Wadena area
February 18, 2013 - 8:35am
February 13, 2013
Free irrigation clinics to be offered in Osage later this month
February 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
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Bees earning their room and board
February 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
December 29, 2012
USDA once again mailing out forms for national agricultural survey
December 29, 2012 - 11:00am
December 19, 2012
Minnesota farmers have until Jan. 18 to apply for several USDA programs
December 19, 2012 - 12:55pm
December 15, 2012
Dan Pazdernik, Hubbard County's district conservationist. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
USDA hires regional 'farm kid'
December 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 8, 2012
Rancher Jacki Schilke, pictured here Wednesday near Williston, worries the declining health of her animals may be related to oil development that surrounds her land.
Oil development vs. livestock: Reports of cows losing tails raises concerns, sparks investigations
December 8, 2012 - 10:26am
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