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April 17, 2018
The Cargill Malting Plant in Spiritwood, seen on the right in this picture, is planning on ceasing operations this fall. Spiritwood Station, the coal-fired generating plant owned by Great River Energy, is seen on the left. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Cargill Malt closing could raise tax rates in future in Stutsman County
April 17, 2018 - 4:01pm
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R.D. Offutt Co. names former Target exec its new CEO
April 17, 2018 - 1:02pm
Employees spread out steamed sorghum to cool ahead of fermentation at the Kweichow Moutai Co. distillery in the town of Maotai in Renhuai, China, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
In new sign of trade war, China slaps U.S. sorghum producers with 179 percent deposit
April 17, 2018 - 6:59am
April 16, 2018
The Cargill Malting Plant in Spiritwood announced it is closing its doors. This photo shows the plant, its grain storage area and waste water treatment ponds.  John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Cargill to close one of three ND malt plants
April 16, 2018 - 7:26pm
Corn farmers and businesses starting May 11 will start receiving notices to file to prove claims in a Syngenta corn lawsuit. A preliminary settlement agreement indicates $1.51 billion in estimated claims, including $1.438 billion for U.S. farmers who did not raise Viptera or Duracade varieties during the 2013 to 2017 years. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service/Agweek)
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
April 16, 2018 - 8:50am
With the persistence of winter, there are farmers already concerned about planting delays. (Michelle Rook / Special to Agweek / Forum News Service)
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
April 16, 2018 - 8:20am
American Crystal Sugar Co. share sales have traded well this winter, buoyed by favorable storage conditions, a boosted price projection, and comparisons to other commodity prices. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service/Agweek)
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
April 16, 2018 - 8:10am
Community members get a look at the new ag ed facility at Kidder County School in Steele, N.D (Jenny Schlecht / Agweek)
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
April 16, 2018 - 8:00am
A single waterhemp plant produces hundreds of thousands of seeds. Plants that emerged early in 2015 were just beginning to shed seed in late August. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Weed stampede: Beets, other crops should reset herbicides to May-planted crop
April 16, 2018 - 6:42am
Pete Hanebutt, North Dakota Farm Bureau Public Policy Director. (Submitted photo)
Sustainability: In their own words: Farm groups explain what it means to them
April 16, 2018 - 6:00am
April 15, 2018
Snow piled up around the region shows on April 11 that it hasn't been the easiest of winters. But the snow always melts, eventually. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Commentary: Has this winter really been that bad?
April 15, 2018 - 7:20am
April 14, 2018
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April 14, 2018 - 9:35am
April 13, 2018
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Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
April 13, 2018 - 2:35pm
April 11, 2018
President Donald Trump during an Oval Office meeting with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, at the White House in Washington, April 10, 2018. The friendly visit represented a remarkable turnaround for a president who had once portrayed Qatar as part of the problem of terrorism. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump considers Depression-era program to bail out farmers caught in his trade war with China
April 11, 2018 - 6:44pm
Farmers are concerned President Trump will make changes to the U.S. ethanol mandate, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard. The RFS requires oil refiners to blend ethanol, mostly made from corn, and biodiesel, derived from soybeans, with petroleum. Nick Wagner / The Forum
Trump ethanol moves could be worse for farmers than soy tariffs
April 11, 2018 - 3:57pm