Farm bill

Farmers weigh crop insurance options

Upper Midwest farmers are wrapping up harvest. Now, with help from government employees, agricultural economists and others, they’re beginning their next big task.

Grant G. Gullickson

Veteran credits farm skills, strength for WWII survival

TAYLOR, N.D. — Grant G. Gullickson says if it hadn’t been for his farm-ranch background in Stark County, N.D., he might not have achieved the success he had in the U.S. Navy, and he might not have survived war.

Wheat

Record run for spring wheat

Jerry Kruger, a long-time Warren, Minn., wheat farmer, remembers when a spring wheat crop that yielded 40 beshels per acre was cause for celebration.

Grain cars

Ethanol plants depend on rail service improvement to prevent shutdowns

Jim Seurer says only “plain old action” can prevent serious impacts from rail delays on the ethanol industry this winter and beyond.

Dylan Pratt

Ag students remain in high demand

Dylan Pratt smiles as he walks through the college livestock barn. He calls out friendly greetings to the cattle and pats a few on the forehead.

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