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September 18, 2018
Brittany Tiede, Lloyd's daughter, gives an emotional embrace inside the barn on their family's dairy farm in Le Center, Minn. Special to Forum News Serviceplay button
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
September 18, 2018 - 11:30am
June 24, 2018
Riverview drier Mike Wartner, left, washes his truck while he and Eric Joos talk in the unloading bay at Bongards Creamery in Perham. Rae Yost/Stevens County Times
Milking it for all its worth: Getting milk to Bongard’s in Perham is precise, multi-step process
June 24, 2018 - 9:06am
May 30, 2018
Chuck and Deb Beldo gather quadruplet calves Wednesday, May 30, 2018, born May 25 on their farm near Sebeka, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
May 30, 2018 - 7:29pm
February 26, 2018
Patricia Wolff, American Farm Bureau senior director of congressional relations, says the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has many positive aspects for agriculture. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Tax reform positive for farmers, ranchers
February 26, 2018 - 7:27am
February 10, 2018
Jim Lahn with the East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District, presents Forrest Briard with the Minnesota Water Quality Certified Farm sign. (Kim Brasel/FOCUS).
Forrest Briard farm Minnesota earns water quality certification
February 10, 2018 - 1:53pm
May 1, 2017
A tractor and digger worked up a field in Otter Tail County in preparation for the spring planting season. Area farmers are coming off a year that saw strong yields but disappointing crop prices. Brian Hansel/Forum News Service
Not 'diggin' the outlook: Local farmers apprehensive about the season ahead
May 1, 2017 - 9:47am
June 16, 2015
Minnesota approves state money for bird flu response
June 16, 2015 - 4:10pm
June 12, 2015
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Jess Dupuis, Janice and Jack’s daughter, introduces kindergarteners to Ruby Tuesday, a miniature horse.
Perham kindergarteners get taste of farm life
June 12, 2015 - 3:09pm
April 22, 2015
Baer chicken farm near Lake Park hit with deadly avian flu
April 22, 2015 - 2:45pm
April 16, 2015
Dayton considers turkey aid
April 16, 2015 - 2:23pm
April 9, 2015
Bob Riestenberg has been a long-time resident of the Perham area and was a leading innovator in the farming community
Life's Silver Linings, Bob Riestenberg: Playing Along
April 9, 2015 - 12:12pm
February 27, 2015
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS Tom and Jeremy Mursu have been milking 126 cows in their free stall barn since June 2013. Before the new barn was built, they were milking 60 cows in a barn for 36 animals.
Old McDonald had a... robot? Technology brings big changes, efficiencies to agriculture
February 27, 2015 - 11:26am
February 25, 2015
Fire that killed more than 12,000 pigs and hogs blamed on gas-fueled pressure washers
February 25, 2015 - 11:37am
February 18, 2015
Halting pine-to-farmland conversion was the right thing to do
February 18, 2015 - 4:28pm
February 9, 2015
Machine developed in Bakken could lay drainage tile on Minnesota farms
February 9, 2015 - 11:14am