Weather Forecast



December 9, 2009
The Otter Tail Ag ethanol plant in Fergus Falls is going through a rough patch after its owners filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in November. Otter Tail Ag CEO Anthony Hicks hopes the restructuring will allow the plant to stay open. (Dave Wallis/The Forum)
Fergus Falls ethanol plant files for bankruptcy
December 9, 2009 - 11:16am
December 4, 2009
A tractor is used to pull a truck through the mud back to the road after dumping its load of sugar beets this year at the American Crystal piling station near Kindred, N.D. (Dave Wallis/The Forum)
American Crystal sugar beet payments will be down because of bad growing season, low sugar
December 4, 2009 - 1:04pm
October 28, 2009
Late harvest resources available from U of M Extension
October 28, 2009 - 10:52am
October 21, 2009
Dallas Flynn, rural Frazee, uses high tunnels to extend the growing season for his tomatoes and other produce, which he sells at the Lakes Area Farmer's Market and to Spanky's Stone Hearth. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)
Local foods benefit consumer, grower
October 21, 2009 - 9:05am
October 19, 2009
Beet harvest resumes after 4-day layoff
October 19, 2009 - 9:01am
October 14, 2009
American Crystal halts sugar beet harvest
October 14, 2009 - 1:56pm
October 10, 2009
Daryn Minske (left) and Levi Englund attempt to repair a beet lifter at a field five miles west of Ogema farmed by the Zurn family. (Jason Adkins/DL Newspapers)
Beet farmers trying to beat wet fields, cold conditions
October 10, 2009 - 11:44am
October 7, 2009
Bill Hejl had to leave his sugar beet harvesting equipment in this field southeast of Amenia because it was too wet to continue. (Michael Vosburg/The Forum)
Heavy rains hurting sugar beet harvest
October 7, 2009 - 3:04pm
October 2, 2009
Driver's license rules relaxed at beet harvest time
October 2, 2009 - 9:29am
North Dakota ethanol plant to reopen
October 2, 2009 - 9:28am
September 1, 2009
Don Larson unloads new crop hard red spring wheat Monday at the Honeyford (N.D.) Elevator. (Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)
Wheat crop yields vary in region
September 1, 2009 - 1:30pm
August 22, 2009
At Rollag, Steam Threshers Reunion visitors can learn about how farming was done in the days when equipment was run by real horsepower -- the four-legged kind.
Rollag to celebrate women of WMSTR
August 22, 2009 - 4:25pm
August 19, 2009
Fields of grain are turning golden around Fergus Falls on Tuesday as harvest time approaches. (Dave Wallis /The Forum)
Wheat harvest arrives
August 19, 2009 - 8:54am
May 27, 2009
Bob and Ingrid Sonnenberg, who were named Minnesota Northwest Region Tree Farmers of the Year, are shown here on their tree farm just north of New York Mills.
Sonnenbergs named tree farmers of the year
May 27, 2009 - 3:10pm
March 20, 2009
Perham school taking green to the extreme with worm farm plan
March 20, 2009 - 7:00am