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July 14, 2018
Valerie Davis, 19, left, stands with 4-year-old Darby while Isabell Karvakko, 9, holds onto Tracker, an alpaca that was born last fall on the Karvakko family farm. Alpacas have become the showcase animal for the farm, which has helped spur the grown of the alpaca program through Beltrami County 4-H. Photo by Bethany Wesley
Packing in fun with alpacas
July 14, 2018 - 6:48pm
July 12, 2018
A Hmong farmer works in the cool morning air at the HAFA farm 15 miles south of St. Paul on May 30, 2018. Steve Gardiner / Forum News Service
Cooperative helps Hmong farmers
July 12, 2018 - 9:08am
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
Ponding water from June 20 and subsequent rains across southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa are taking quite a while to recede in farm fields like this soybean field south of Worthington. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Enough already: Continuous rains hampering crop development
July 11, 2018 - 7:15am
July 9, 2018
Senators brag on the provisions included in its farm bill
July 9, 2018 - 8:37am
Spraying season arrives: Upper Midwest crops move forward
July 9, 2018 - 8:00am
David Burkland of Burkland Farms stands among rows of corn planted on what was recently CRP land in rural Grand Forks, N.D., on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Life after CRP: Returning land to crops
July 9, 2018 - 7:51am
July 7, 2018
State Cattlemen's tour to visit Cottonwood, Jackson counties’ producers
July 7, 2018 - 10:45am
July 5, 2018
Jared Deinert checks on a corn stalk on his farm he operates with his father Dave Deinert on Thursday, July 5, in Mount Vernon, S.D. Sam Fosness / Forum News Service
'Head-high' crops in early July
July 5, 2018 - 10:24pm
July 4, 2018
Spadgenske Dairy is a family-run business. Pictured are Mark and Kristine Spadgenske, center, with their son, Ryan, and Mark's twin brother, Mike. Marie Johnson / Forum News Service
The land of milk and money: Dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
July 4, 2018 - 3:10pm
July 2, 2018
Ryan Bushman owns and operates Prairie Road Crop Consulting in Hutchinson, Minn. The veteran agronomist, who works primarily with corn and soybeans but with a smattering of other crops as well, says fields in his area are off to a strong start overall. (Derek Fletcher/Agweek)
A little wet, but mostly good
July 2, 2018 - 6:00am
July 1, 2018
Clark Coleman is a Bismarck, N.D., sunflower producer. Crops in his area, hit hard by drought a year ago, look very good now. (Derek Fletcher/Agweek)
'Filling up the bins' with sunflowers
July 1, 2018 - 3:33pm
Several inches of rain on portions of Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota the last two weeks causing acres of cropland to be under water. (Michelle Rook/AgweekTV Anchor)
Farmers concerned about crop and nitrogen loss with flooding
July 1, 2018 - 3:32pm
Aaron Anderson is the North Dakota state FFA advisor. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
FFA support comes from more than just former members
July 1, 2018 - 3:30pm
June 30, 2018
HoneyberryUSA of Bagley, Minn., started out earning much of their income from selling the honeyberry (haskap) bushes for people to plant at home. Now, they are coming into production on 2,000 plants on a 2.5 acre farmstead that includes you-pick and we-pick options. Photo taken June 22, 2018, near Bagley. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
In Minnesota, it's honeyberry pickin' time
June 30, 2018 - 7:40am