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October 14, 2018
John Strohfus and son Martin, 5, look at hemp seeds stored on their farm in Afton this month. Strohfus, president of Minnesota Hemp Farms, is one of the state’s leading advocates promoting hemp farming. He was among the first seven farmers to apply to grow it in Minnesota, and is one of 41 farmers today who cultivate hemp on 710 acres around the state. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Is hemp Minnesota's next big crop?
October 14, 2018 - 6:00am
August 20, 2018
Bill Marcil Jr.: Farm kids are better than city kids
August 20, 2018 - 8:01am
July 24, 2018
White House plans $12 billion in emergency aid to farmers caught in Trump's trade war
July 24, 2018 - 7:31pm
July 11, 2018
Interactive Look: The U.S. exports $135 billion in farm products each year. Here's a closer look.
July 11, 2018 - 11:20am
June 28, 2018
This file photo shows Black Diamond Farms outside Iowa City, Iowa, June 6, 2018. Farmers are pressuring Congress for a compromise with China to avert a costly trade war, and the Trump administration is showing signs of compromise. Whitten Sabbatini / copyright 2018 The New York Times
Senate passes sweeping farm bill by wide margin, setting up fight with House
June 28, 2018 - 5:24pm
June 25, 2018
A pie chart from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service shows the break down of spending in the 2014 Farm Bill. Click to view full graphic
Why the farm bill should matter to you
June 25, 2018 - 7:35am
June 19, 2018
Rachel Gray's farm near Blackduck, Minn., received 5 inches of rain over the weekend. (Submitted photo)
Some areas of western Minnesota saw up to 7 inches of rain
June 19, 2018 - 3:56pm
May 30, 2018
Chuck and Deb Beldo gather quadruplet calves Wednesday, May 30, 2018, born May 25 on their farm near Sebeka, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
May 30, 2018 - 7:29pm
May 28, 2015
DNR readies stiff fines for farmers caught illegally pumping water
May 28, 2015 - 8:25am
May 6, 2015
Dave Barrett has moved to organic farming methods after years of doing it "the old way." (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Words of wisdom from a farmer who knows better
May 6, 2015 - 10:10am
March 7, 2015
Letter: Large farming getting away with too much
March 7, 2015 - 1:55pm
December 3, 2014
Ag expert predicts drones will be useful tool for farmers
December 3, 2014 - 8:18am
July 5, 2014
Rainy weather hasn’t hindered farming in area
July 5, 2014 - 9:05am
October 16, 2013
Jerry Breid unloads a hopper full of soybeans into a wagon as his wife, Marlys, looks on. The Breids were harvesting a 140-acre field just west of Wadena on State Highway 29. (Brian Hansel / DL Newspapers)
Mother Nature making harvest difficult for some growers
October 16, 2013 - 7:38am
October 9, 2013
PR Potato grower's purchase of forestland draws scrutiny
October 9, 2013 - 8:41am