GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — There is a bounty of healthy vegetables, fruits and meats raised on small farms in western Minnesota, but they are more often destined for restaurants and homes in the metropolitan area than kitchens close to home.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO -- The climate is changing and agriculture producers are going to have to change with it, said Mark Seeley, University of Minnesota Extension climatologist and professor.
BISMARCK – Lawmakers crafting North Dakota’s budget for the next two years are sharpening their knives and shooting for a $200 million cushion in the general fund in case a revenue forecast adopted Tuesday proves to be too rosy.
FARGO, N.D. — With the prices depressed for competing commodities, demand has rebounded for shares of sugar beet cooperative stock, and more farmers want to grow beets in shares owned by joint venture partners.RELATED CONTENT
WILLMAR, Minn. — Ziegler CAT, of Bloomington, has announced the company will open a new sales and parts facility April 20 in Willmar.RELATED CONTENT
If you’re looking to diversify your farming operation or add value to it, Steve Zwinger has a suggestion: local grains.
JACKSON, Minn. — As District 23 Sen. Julie Rosen stood perched upon the steps of a Challenger tractor Friday afternoon inside AGCO’s Intivity Center, she looked out on a sea of women dressed in red as the company celebrated the forming of the first Minnesota chapter of Women In Manufacturing.RELATED CONTENT
HETTINGER — Started as a small dairy operation built in 1909, the North Dakota State University Hettinger Research Extension Center in far south North Dakota, has grown to include four different research areas, several additional buildings and sheep.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO – Money to start construction sooner than later on a project designed to keep the taps running here in times of severe drought could be evaporating because of the plunge in oil prices.
Local planners want to examine how any increased rail traffic associated with a planned fertilizer plant and other industries will affect vehicle traffic in Grand Forks.
After several profitable years, dairy farmers are seeing their bull market crash.RELATED CONTENT
BISMARCK – A bill that would relax an 83-year-old law to allow non-family corporations to own dairy and swine operations in North Dakota is on its way to Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s desk.
MANNING — A push to reinstate into the Dunn County land code a requirement that 60 percent of landowners within a half-mile of a landfill approve it has been tabled as county commissioners consider the legality of the provision.RELATED CONTENT
MOORHEAD – A poultry farm near Hawley, Minn., was given approval Tuesday by the Clay County Planning Commission to build a new barn and manure storage building that will allow the addition of 200,000 birds.
FARGO, N.D. — It wouldn’t be the first time in history, but farmers and their advisers say it will be unusual if farmers start planting in March.RELATED CONTENT