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Lloyd Wieland of Dazey, N.D., says he’s happy he finally received principal payments from North Dakota Natural Beef LLC, which was formed in 2010 with the involvement of North Dakota State University, Dakota Growers Pasta Co., the North Dakota Farmers Union and the North American Bison Cooperative. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
ND Natural Beef sends out final payments to producers eight years after federal agency stepped in
3 hours 22 min ago
December 17, 2018
Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., tells members of the media about the behind-the-scenes work in getting the 2018 farm bill passed through Congress.  Trevor Peterson / Forum News Service
Rep. Peterson calls farm bill's passing 'a miracle'
15 hours 22 min ago
Soybean exports have been hindered by tariffs imposed on China by the Trump administration. (Forum News Service file photo)
USDA to release second round of trade aid payments to farmers
15 hours 54 min ago
A backhoe loader pushes sugar into a pile inside a storage facility at the Tiplam terminal in Santos, Brazil, on May 25, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Patricia Monteiro.
It's a bitter end for cane sugar as investors line up for 2019 losses
21 hours 59 min ago
Jenny Schlecht's daughters, Kennedy and Reanna, meet Christmas morning 2017 with varying levels of enthusiasm. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Schlecht: The cows still have to be fed on Christmas
December 17, 2018 - 6:00am
December 16, 2018
Stunted by heavy rainfall, an industrial hemp crop grows at the Langdon (N.D.) Research Extension Center on Aug. 9, 2016. (Nick Nelson / Forum News Service)
Legal hemp could be a boon for North Dakota farmers, proponents say
December 16, 2018 - 11:53am
Steve Vetter
Medical marijuana bill would protect doctors by allowing them to state condition, lawmaker says
December 16, 2018 - 8:34am
December 14, 2018
Crews work to complete oil and gas wells at a site east of Mandaree. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota oil production, natural gas flaring reach new highs
December 14, 2018 - 8:54pm
Enbridge to remove existing Line 3 from tribal lands if new pipeline is built
December 14, 2018 - 5:39pm
The Facebook logo is displayed for a photograph on an Apple iPhone.  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Facebook says new bug allowed apps to access private photos of millions of users
December 14, 2018 - 10:26am
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Christmas on the Ranch: With a Purpose
December 14, 2018 - 9:21am
Audra Mulkern of the Female Farmer Project and Women's Work documentary visited with Katie Pinke, Agweek Publisher, on AgweekTV recently. Trevor Peterson / Forum News Service
Pinke: Project draws out the untold stories of women in ag
December 14, 2018 - 7:00am
December 12, 2018
Southwest Judicial District Judge Dann Greenwood listens to arguments Wednesday, Dec. 12, from attorneys representing the National Parks Conservation Association, Environmental Law & Policy Center and the Dakota Resource Council in the Stark County Courthouse in Dickinson. The groups are appealing the North Dakota Department of Health permit for the Davis Refinery. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Judge hears arguments in appeal of Davis Refinery permit
December 12, 2018 - 8:47pm
Sen. John Thune
Farm bill will allow farmers more flexibility, SD senator says
December 12, 2018 - 6:16pm
Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., updated the joint meeting of American Crystal Sugar and the Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association about the 2018 Farm Bill in Fargo on Thursday, Dec. 6. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Farm bill sails through House with momentum for Trump's signature
December 12, 2018 - 5:17pm