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AgweekTV: Some of our other favorite stories of 2018

Looking back over the past year, we were reminded of a lot of important and interesting stories we covered. 

Two that got a lot of attention from Agweek viewers and readers were about two area grain elevators.

In September, the manager of the Ashby, Minn., elevator disappeared when it was discovered millions of dollars were missing. He turned himself in earlier this month. https://www.agweek.com/news/4502536-agweektv-elevator-embezzlement-minnesota

And Hunter Hnason is a young grain dealer facing civil and criminal charges relating to writing up to $5 million in bad checks for grain.  https://www.agweek.com/business/agriculture/4536575-21-year-old-who-started-roving-grain-buyer-now-shut-down-nd-psc

Jonathan Knutson did a three-part series on the changes faces of ag. We're seeing more people from around the world come to the Midwest to advance farming and their careers.

https://www.agweek.com/business/agriculture/4478345-changing-face-agriculture-sharecropping-drones

https://www.agweek.com/business/agriculture/4481073-changing-face-agriculture-more-diverse-roles-women

https://www.agweek.com/business/agriculture/4484061-mn-woman-still-adjusting-still-farming-after-husbands-suicide

Two stories Rose did about farm structures being turned into unusual houses attracted a lot of attention. A couple near Brainerd, Minn., turned a grain bin into their home, and a Fargo man is converting the old Baker Elevator into his house.

https://www.agweek.com/business/agriculture/4516583-mn-couple-turns-grain-bin-home

https://www.agweek.com/news/4523309-agweektv-fargo-contractor-converting-abandoned-grain-elevator-home

And Michelle Rook loved brining you the story of the world's largest and only Case 150. Kory Anderson has spent thousands of hours and more than $1.5 million rebuilding this steam engine from just the original boiler.

https://www.agweek.com/business/agriculture/4536887-agweektv-worlds-largest-steam-engine-built-south-dakota