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October 18, 2013
Shutdown over, farm bill up next
October 18, 2013 - 9:00pm
October 12, 2013
Experience fall with visit to a MN farm
October 12, 2013 - 2:00pm
October 7, 2013
Next federal money crisis could help farm bill
October 7, 2013 - 8:50am
October 2, 2013
Keynote speaker Dr. Chris Ashworth delivers his address Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at the Animal Science Conference at the MinnWest Tech Campus in Willmar, Minn. Gary Miller/West Central Tribune
Animal science conference wrangles with food production challenges, opportunities
October 2, 2013 - 8:38am
September 7, 2013
MN Vikings’ financial report due soon
September 7, 2013 - 12:00pm
MN schools set to expand fresh, local grown lunches
September 7, 2013 - 10:00am
Go wild: September is wild rice month
September 7, 2013 - 8:00am
September 4, 2013
MN organic farms were profitable
September 4, 2013 - 10:35am
August 31, 2013
Wild rice nearing maturity; harvesting season open
August 31, 2013 - 7:00am
August 28, 2013
Larry Revier of Waubun looks at wheat as it’s unloaded from a grain cart into a semi truck. The wheat was harvested Aug. 19 near Waubun. Photo Courtesy of John Brose
Becker County MN row crops need rain
August 28, 2013 - 11:08am
August 21, 2013
Minnesota House Speaker Paul Thissen, left, and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk announce there will be a disaster relief-only special legislative session Sept. 9. Behind them during the Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, announcement are Republican leaders Sen. David Hann and Rep. Kurt Daudt. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Farm tax cancellation not part of Minnesota special legislative session
August 21, 2013 - 12:44pm
What’s difference between sweet and field corn?
August 21, 2013 - 10:19am
Daran and Christina Borth, along with their children Dustin and Derek (not pictured), were recently named as Outstanding Conservationists of the Year by the Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District. Daran Borth says he believes conservation is important to preserve the land for future generations — not just his sons, but his grandchildren too. VICKI GERDES/TRIBUNE
Borths are SWCD Conservationists of the Year
August 21, 2013 - 8:49am
August 18, 2013
The Vomacka century farm north of Ogema was established in 1908 by John and Barbara Vomacka. Today the farm is owned and maintained by their granddaughters, Carol Fabre and Mary Walk, and their respective husbands, Doug Fabre and Mel Walk. VICKI GERDES/RECORD
Three farm families honored for 100 years of ownership
August 18, 2013 - 11:00am
August 8, 2013
Gov. Mark Dayton talks to a Farmfest audience near Redwood Falls, Minn., Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Later, he told reporters that he has asked for an investigation to make sure the family that owns the Minnesota Vikings did not lie to the state in stadium negotiations. He also said he hopes to call a special legislative session for Sept. 9 to appropriate disaster aid. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Special session could dump ag tax
August 8, 2013 - 2:56pm