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October 16, 2017
Rich Las holds a large male freshwater prawn at his home on Pelican Lake west of Orr. The species of prawn that Las raises is the giant river prawn, or macrobrachium rosenbergii, and is one of the biggest freshwater prawns in the world.  (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in the Northland
12 hours 22 min ago
October 15, 2017
Sisseton, S.D., farmer Robert Hanson, and a team of Morgan/Percherons stop at the Dakota Connections truck stop on Saturday, Oct. 7. Hanson takes his daughter, Maureen Nelson, and her pals on a moonlit harvest ride. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
October 15, 2017 - 4:54pm
October 12, 2017
A damaged orange tree lays on its side at the Alico Inc. Bereah Grove in Frostproof, Florida, on Sept. 11, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Florida orange crop seen plunging to 71-year low after Irma
October 12, 2017 - 1:35pm
October 6, 2017
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson
Minnesota launches rural crisis helpline
October 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 5, 2017
Executive Director John Jaschke of the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources announces Thursday, Oct.5, 2017, that 94 percent of farmers required to meet a Nov. 1 deadline to install buffers already have done so. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Many farmers comply with controversial buffer law
October 5, 2017 - 5:29pm
September 29, 2017
File photo of Scott Pruitt testifying at his Senate confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 18, 2017. (Gabriella Demczuk/ copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Trump told Iowa he'd save ethanol. His EPA chief has other ideas
September 29, 2017 - 7:06am
September 28, 2017
A sidewalk in Belgrade was damaged after strong winds uprooted trees early Wednesday morning. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Five confirmed tornadoes ripped across west central Minnesota last week
September 28, 2017 - 10:31pm
September 26, 2017
 Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly speaks Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, about the new Beginning Farmer Tax Credit and School Building Bond Agricultural Credit at a forum held at Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School. David Samson / Forum News Service
School districts benefit from new ag property tax credit for school bonds
September 26, 2017 - 9:06pm
Monsanto's research farm is pictured near Carman, Manitoba, Canada on August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zachary Prong/File Photo
U.S. scientists to skip Monsanto summit on controversial weed killer
September 26, 2017 - 7:32pm
In an undated handout photo of a type of corn created by Syngenta. (Jonathan Chapman/Syngenta via The New York Times/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Syngenta settles Minnesota corn-contamination suit in trial
September 26, 2017 - 11:57am
September 25, 2017
The impact of dicamba drift on fields won't be known until soybean harvest begins. (Michelle Rook/Special to Agweek)
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
September 25, 2017 - 9:58am
September 22, 2017
Nathan and Anika Pinke share a family meal together. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
September 22, 2017 - 3:26pm
September 14, 2017
UMD to hold Food and Farm Festival
September 14, 2017 - 5:55pm
September 12, 2017
Rent prices increasing for cropland in northwest Minnesota
September 12, 2017 - 5:05pm
September 11, 2017
Wanda Patsche of Welcome, Minn., operates combine during harvest in the fall. (Submitted photo)
5 questions with ... Wanda Patsche, Welcome, Minn., pig, corn and soybean farmer
September 11, 2017 - 9:07am