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April 15, 2019
A farmer carries a bag of corn seed in Malden, Ill., on May 16, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
US farmers fear China deal will leave them worse off than before trade war
April 15, 2019 - 9:23am
April 12, 2019
Yields are low and debts are high, causing farmers to struggle more than ever beofre. Tim Middagh / Forum News Service
More black US farmers, but fewer own land or earn top income
April 12, 2019 - 12:12pm
Golden Valley Ingredients, a partnership between Beach Cooperative Grain Co. and Fargo-based Anchor Ingredients, processes peas, lentils and chickpeas in Beach, N.D.  Courtesy of Jeri L Dobrowski / Beach Cooperative Grain Co.
Give peas a chance -- Golden Valley Ingredients in Beach targets global pea and lentil market
April 12, 2019 - 11:27am
March 20, 2019
A farm near Loganville, Wis.
American farmers confront a mental health crisis
March 20, 2019 - 12:02pm
March 19, 2019
Petroleum contributed significantly to the $1 billion growth in North Dakota exports in 2018. Forum file photo
Despite uncertainty with international markets, ND exports up in 2018
March 19, 2019 - 11:38am
March 14, 2019
Drifts formed around cows and shelters at Twedt Red Angus in McHenry, N.D. Courtesy Samuel Twedt
Heavy snow, strong winds make calving, cattle feeding difficult
March 14, 2019 - 6:15pm
March 9, 2019
The Douglas County courthouse. (Republic file photo)
27,800 head of cattle unaccounted for in SD foreclosure case
March 9, 2019 - 1:09pm
March 7, 2019
With 103.98 bushels per acre, Jon Wert placed first in the Spring Wheat Dryland competition.  Photo submission
A bushel and a peck -- New England wheat farmer wins national yield award
March 7, 2019 - 1:02pm
March 4, 2019
Staff at Schweitzer's Gourmet Meats retail store in Bismarck, N.D., weigh a steak for a customer on July 11, 2017. Law makers in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana are considering bills to ensure that cell-cultured products could not call themselves meat. Jenny Schlecht / Agweek
Bill defining meat in North Dakota goes to the governor, other states work on similar efforts
March 4, 2019 - 4:15pm
February 28, 2019
Pinke: Farm shows are what you make of them
February 28, 2019 - 3:29pm
February 26, 2019
Paul Teutul Jr. of Paul Jr. Designs created Farmers Union's custom motorcycle. Courtesy of Discovery Channel
American Chopper episode featuring ND Farmers Union to air March 5
February 26, 2019 - 4:30pm
February 22, 2019
Fruit pickers work through rows of strawberry plants on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at G & D Farms in Duette, Florida. Photo for The Washington Post by Zack Wittman.
Agricultural workers may soon be made of tech and steel
February 22, 2019 - 1:28pm
Corn is loaded into semi-trucks on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at CHS Dakota Ag Co-Op in Kindred. In November, the Minneapolis Fed reported that for the year ending in June of 2018, 84 farm operations in the Ninth District (the Dakotas, Minnesota, Montana, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and northwestern Wisconsin), filed for Chapter 12 bankruptcy protection - more than twice the level seen in 2014. David Samson / The Forum
As bankruptcies rise, farmers and lenders hope for big harvests, rise in crop prices
February 22, 2019 - 10:31am
February 21, 2019
 A field of lettuce grows in front of the border fence San Luis, Arizona, on Jan. 30, 2019. Photo for The Washington Post by Caitlin O'Hara
US farmers fuel surge in guest-worker visas as illegal labor dwindles
February 21, 2019 - 2:49pm
February 15, 2019
A worker monitors corn being loaded into an outdoor storage bunker at the Michlig Grain elevator in Sheffield, Ill., on Oct. 2, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Economic trends turn downward for farmers
February 15, 2019 - 10:13am