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March 31, 2014
Press Photos by Katherine Lymn
Red Trail Energy’s Chris Kline takes a sample of corn being converted into ethanol during one step of the process on Wednesday. The Richardton plant produces about 55 million gallons of the fuel each year.
Supporting farmers, making fuel: After early skepticism, Red Trail Energy ethanol plant in Richardton is going strong
March 31, 2014 - 9:56pm
March 28, 2014
FNS Photo by Dave Wallis 
Soybeans are harvested Sept. 25 on the Kelly Thompson farm in rural Wheatland. High prices for the crop could encourage farmers to plant more while cutting back on corn, which has dropped in price over the last several months.
Reaping what you sow: Farmers to plant record soybean acres, scale back on corn
March 28, 2014 - 10:58am
March 12, 2014
Mechanical failure to blame for ethanol plant fire
March 12, 2014 - 7:40pm
March 6, 2014
Ben Bernard, a computer specialist with the North Dakota State University architecture and landscape architecture department, holds a nut-and-bolt that took 20 to 30 minutes to print from a corn-based product, an example of the precision of 3 dimensional printing and the durability of the material (Forum News Service Photo by Mikkel Pates).
Printing the future of manufacturing
March 6, 2014 - 9:02pm
March 2, 2014
FNS Photo by Michael Vosburg 
Abdullah Al Bari, a doctoral candidate at North Dakota State University, stands in a nursery field of 100 families of corn stands Sept. 20 in Fargo that that will be used as seed in test plots next year all over the state.
Considering the alternatives: As corn prices plunge, farmers look to other crops
March 2, 2014 - 12:40am
December 26, 2013
Profits still possible: Interest in ‘minor’ crops could rise
December 26, 2013 - 1:34pm
November 12, 2013
The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push
November 12, 2013 - 12:16pm
October 11, 2013
Snow storm hampers late-season crops
October 11, 2013 - 12:00am
September 20, 2013
Sunflowers south of Gladstone are beginning to get droopy and brown as their harvest season approaches.
Sunflower crop looking good for harvest
September 20, 2013 - 12:00am
September 13, 2013
Feeding the world
September 13, 2013 - 12:00am
August 23, 2013
Dakotafest features grain rescue demo
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 20, 2013
Corn needs heat, rain
August 20, 2013 - 12:00am
August 2, 2013
A field of spring wheat sways in the breeze Saturday south of New England. Area experts say the small grain crops in southwest North Dakota look very good, but August will be crucial in their development and ripening.
Holding on until harvest: Crop outlook in southwest ND good despite late harvest projections
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Heat helps late-planted corn
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
May 30, 2013
A John Deere tractor sits partially submerged in a ditch west of Grafton last week. The tractor and pump had been used for draining water from a field following heavy rains in the area.
North Dakota's planting plans wash out
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am