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Producers with the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative harvested a whopping 3.67 million tons of sugar beets last season, one of the cooperative’s largest crops on record. Plant operators set a different record: Environmental compliance was possibly the best ever, bringing the company a step closer to its goal of 100 percent compliance.
Sugar coop reaching environmental goals in Renville County
16 hours 59 min ago
July 16, 2018
A pig farm in Middletown, Pa.  (Jessica Kourkounis/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Giant pork surplus awaits Americans as trade wars risk exports
July 16, 2018 - 1:57pm
Kevin Skunes says it is encouraging that the EPA is following Congressional intent and proposing some growth in the RFS volumes and continuing to propose an implied 15 billion gallon volume for convention ethanol. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
EPA released proposed biofuels volumes in RFS with mixed industry reaction
July 16, 2018 - 10:56am
Commentary: 'Tarrifying' future for U.S. soy? Don't expect Chinese protests over food costs
July 16, 2018 - 7:29am
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Sarah Leshuk holds a passport that will be used to help families learn about agriculture during a variety of activities Wednesday prior to the start of the Stingers baseball game in Willmar. Leshuk organized the "Farmtastic Night" event as part of her involvement with the Kandiyohi County Corn and Soybean Growers Association.
Local ag group to host 'Farmtastic' event at Stingers game Wednesday
July 16, 2018 - 7:25am
Nearly half of consumers avoid GMO foods, survey says
July 16, 2018 - 7:08am
Steve Miller didn’t file a formal complaint on dicamba herbicide damage to his soybeans last year, but he did this year when a neighbor’s off-target spray seemed to curl the leaves and blister them “like a blowtorch.” (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
ND soybean farmer: dicamba growers 'should be responsible'
July 16, 2018 - 6:45am
Study analyzes how Tax Cuts and Job Act impacts farm households
July 16, 2018 - 6:17am
July 14, 2018
Valerie Davis, 19, left, stands with 4-year-old Darby while Isabell Karvakko, 9, holds onto Tracker, an alpaca that was born last fall on the Karvakko family farm. Alpacas have become the showcase animal for the farm, which has helped spur the grown of the alpaca program through Beltrami County 4-H. Photo by Bethany Wesley
Packing in fun with alpacas
July 14, 2018 - 6:48pm
July 13, 2018
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Noah Coudron, 12, left, and Ron Coudron get Noah's goat ready Thursday afternoon in the Dairy Barn for participation in the Redwood County Fair 4-H Goat Show in Redwood Falls.
Whatever floats your goat: Redwood County Fair 4-H Goat Show
July 13, 2018 - 3:31pm
July 12, 2018
Katie Pinke
Commentary: Does the world need more cowboys, like University of Wyoming's new slogan says?
July 12, 2018 - 6:53pm
A Hmong farmer works in the cool morning air at the HAFA farm 15 miles south of St. Paul on May 30, 2018. Steve Gardiner / Forum News Service
Cooperative helps Hmong farmers
July 12, 2018 - 9:08am
July 11, 2018
Soybeans by the bushel, in Johnston, Iowa. (Lynn Walters/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump seeks to reassure anxious farmers being hurt by his trade war with China
July 11, 2018 - 3:19pm
Interactive Look: The U.S. exports $135 billion in farm products each year. Here's a closer look.
July 11, 2018 - 11:20am
July 10, 2018
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Industry recognizes CVEC board of directors
July 10, 2018 - 12:09pm