July 6, 2020

Stop, think and act to prevent tragedy on the farm

“Especially in the past year, grain bin incidents have been ticking upward pretty dramatically,” says Megan Schossow, outreach coordinator for the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety […]
July 6, 2020

Barley, brewing industries keep up with the changing ways of grabbing a beer

Where do you like to grab a cold beer? Big games, concerts, bars and restaurants are popular places to tip back a bottle or a […]
June 24, 2020

'Local love' helps small town cafe thrive in its first year open

Last November, Ava and Ben Horn and their longtime friends Cambria Kolstad-DeVaney and Dan DeVaney opened Free Range Exchange, a farm-to-table cafe on Main Street […]
June 23, 2020

Agritourism industry faces challenge in COVID-19 fallout, but opportunity also exists

For the Sanner family, the pandemic has made for a strange year to celebrate their 10th anniversary of being in business. Tonya and Dean Sanner, […]
June 22, 2020

Farm Service Agency offices have begun reopening

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, offices had been closed in an effort to keep the virus from spreading. The North Dakota FSA county offices are […]
June 16, 2020

Ag groups say they 'can't ignore' racism in wake of George Floyd death

A May 29 statement from the Minnesota Farmers Union addressed the incident directly and began with “You’ve no doubt heard about the killing of George […]
June 16, 2020

High prevented-planting acreage expected amid late harvest, wet fields

“Here we are,” Ed says, shaking his head. “After Memorial Day, harvesting our COVID-19 corn.’” Ed was piloting a tracked Case 8120 combine on field […]