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Tariffs among factors weighing on commodity prices
June 11, 2019 - 5:04pm
There’s little doubt that past tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on China impacted exports of some U.S. agricultural commodities, but...
Hoeven seeks to fill in blanks on ag trade aid, but some rules still being written
May 29, 2019 - 7:00am
FARGO — A little sunshine, a recent bump upward in prices for crops and another federal program to help ease the pain of a trade war are not...
Trade talks testing North Dakota farmers
May 22, 2019 - 5:41pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota farmers are feeling the crunch of a combination of things this spring, and maybe the hardest part is that they can’t...
Lip balm from central Minnesota county goes to Iraq
April 11, 2019 - 9:58am
OSAKIS, Minn. - U.S. soldiers serving overseas frequently find themselves working in all types of weather conditions. Spending so much time outdoors...
Acreage expected to shift to more corn next season: Many farmers still on the fence
January 8, 2019 - 6:00am
Farmers regionally and nationally are talking about planting more corn and fewer soybeans in 2019. This follows a year of disastrous soybean...
Ag Outlook focuses on new markets and production
December 19, 2018 - 6:00am
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — 2018 has been a tough year for soybean producers, but they’re looking ahead at new uses and new market opportunities...
USDA to release second round of trade aid payments to farmers
December 17, 2018 - 5:28pm
BISMARCK -- Farmers affected by the ongoing trade war with China will receive a second round of aid payments to help make up for price losses,...
AgweekTV: Ashby, Minn., elevator fraud update
October 20, 2018 - 8:30am
Co-op members hope to recover assets after former manager made nearly $5 million in unauthorized transactions. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV...
Soybean farmers to get $3.6 billion initially from USDA trade package
August 27, 2018 - 4:47pm
WASHINGTON — Soybean farmers will receive the majority of the initial payments set aside for assistance to agriculture due to trade disruption....
AgweekTV: Regenerative Farming
August 18, 2018 - 8:30am
Stoney Creek Farms, in southwest Minnesota, is using regenerative farming to return health and profitability back to their farming business....
Northeast SD farmers race to seed soybeans
June 11, 2018 - 6:31am
RAYMOND, S.D. — Gale Filipek was seeding soybeans on the Francis Hass farm on June 1, dodging 1.5-acre muddy spots while fields only three...
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
May 17, 2018 - 11:59am
WILLMAR, Minn. — About the time west-central Minnesota farmers were ready to plant sugar beets and pick up seed corn from the co-op, there...
AgweekTV: City Ag Students
May 12, 2018 - 8:30am
Urban co-eds take advantage of growing opportunities in agricultural careers. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest...
AgweekTV: Combatting farmer suicide
April 14, 2018 - 8:30am
Farm groups and mental health professionals are concerned over the high suicide rate among farmers. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com...
Trump tariffs prompt trade worries for N.D. soybean growers
April 2, 2018 - 6:49pm
GRAND FORKS—A new set of Chinese tariffs won't hamstring North Dakota's economy, but they've left some experts wondering what happens next....