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Nick Milanowski, supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s fruit, vegetable and grain unit, explains to Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator members why the state didn’t inspect some $4 million in off-site storage. The company’s lawyer says that grain likely was “fabricated” to cover fraud by General Manager Jerome “Jerry” Hennessey. Photo taken Sept. 18, 2018, at Ashby, Minn. (Mikkel Pates/Agweek)
Farmers who did business with Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator should file claims
September 25, 2018 - 3:37pm
Stalks of corn sway in the chilly fall breeze near Washburn, N.D., on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Nick Nelson/Agweek)
'Mother Nature turned off the spigot'
September 24, 2018 - 7:00am
Jerry Hennessey (Photo courtesy of the Battle Lake Review)
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Lawyer says Minnesota elevator manager stole more than $2 million
September 17, 2018 - 7:12pm
ND needs more animal agriculture
September 24, 2018 - 5:30am
Apples are very versatile and are tasty eaten raw, cooked or baked. File / News Tribune
NUTRITION: It's time to fall for apples
September 25, 2018 - 5:00am
Boston ferns enjoy long lifespans because they can easily be divided if they become overcrowded. David Samson / Forum News Service
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
January 20, 2018 - 9:03am
Amanda Radke has opted to send her children, including oldest daughter Scarlett, to a small, country school 23 miles away rather than a larger school. (Amanda Radke, Special to Agweek)
Famous in a small town
September 23, 2018 - 7:30am
Brian O'Toole in 2016 served as chairman for U.S. Wheat Associates.  This photo was taken July 18, 2016, during the summer national board meeting in Fargo, N.D. (Nick Nelson/Agweek)
ND farmer: 'Only spanking ourselves' with tariffs
September 24, 2018 - 5:30am
Marketing hemp oils and seeds; a Pride of Dakota product
September 24, 2018 - 10:12am
South Dakota man accused of stealing cows, checks worth more than $300,000
September 24, 2018 - 4:17pm
The mural on the Agtegra elevator in Faulkton, S.D., can be seen for miles. This is the view drivers coming from the east have as they approach town. Photo taken Aug. 15, 2018. (Jenny Schlecht/Agweek) play button
World-renowned muralist adds his mark to South Dakota grain elevator
August 27, 2018 - 5:31am
Erik Ahlgren, a Fergus Falls, Minn., lawyer, says he’ll aggressively go after former general manager Jerry Hennessey’s acreage, as well as fraudulent transfers of Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator’s money to pay for safari trips and taxidermy, among other things.   (Mikkel Pates/Agweek)
Shuttered Ashby, Minn., grain co-op looks for quick sale in wake of fraud
September 19, 2018 - 8:57pm
A big crop, low prices and a high basis brought on by the trade war has put grain storage space at a premium. (Michelle Rook/Agweek) play button
Western Corn Belt faces grain storage crunch
September 24, 2018 - 5:30am
Bio-strip till where you can seed radish and other species in a 30-inch row spacing to create dark strips for corn the following year. (Abbey Wick/Special to Agweek)
Ideas for using cover crops and tips to avoid mistakes
August 19, 2018 - 7:30am
Erin Brown / Grand Vale Creative
Corn yields pushing to new record
September 17, 2018 - 7:30am