MARSHALL, Minn. — Southwest Minnesota State University will begin offering a bachelor’s degree in agricultural education in the 2015 spring semester in cooperation with area community colleges.
The U.S. cattle herd on July 1 was the smallest it’s been since the federal government began issuing data in 1973, according to a new report released July 25.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Chris Palmer bent over in the damp wheat field and quickly but carefully made his measurements. The cabbage-green plants surrounding him rustled in the cool early morning breeze.RELATED CONTENT
BELFIELD, N.D. - Byron Richard’s pickup bounces up and down over the washboard gravel road. He clutches the wheel with one hand and points with the other as he passes dozens of oil wells on land where once crops grew and cattle grazed. A few of the wells are decades old; most are new or under construction. Oil field vehicles of assorted shapes and sizes clog the road in places and kick up thick clouds of dust.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO - Clouds of dust carried by prairie winds can impact everything from soil to crops, animals, humans, and the environment.
Pheasant season is make-or-break for many SD communitiesRELATED CONTENT
CHICAGO — As U.S. farmers turn in record grain crops this autumn, many will have a powerful new tool - giant sausage-shaped storage bags - to help them avoid the lowest prices in years and gain more control over trade with giants such as Cargill Inc.
TOWNER, N.D. - North Dakota's biggest oil producers have picked a side and put money into an obscure election for the state's agriculture commissioner, hoping to ward off a rising Democratic challenger who could limit development of new wells and pipelines.RELATED CONTENT
GARY, Minn. — If Minnesota farmers don’t cooperate to manage water, the federal and state governments will do it for them, officials said at a July 17 water issues forum.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Dakota Resource Council members will hold a protest at 3:30 p.m. today in both Emerado, N.D., and at the Amtrak station on DeMers Avenue in Grand Forks.RELATED CONTENT
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — There has been a lot of buzz about bees in recent years with the sharp decline in the honey bee population, Colony Collapse Disorder and fears there may one day not be enough honey bees to pollinate the trees and plants that bear our fruits and vegetables.RELATED CONTENT
COLFAX, N.D. - Erin Nyren-Erickson, or “Dr. E” as she introduces herself to students, has loved science her whole life.RELATED CONTENT
BROOKINGS, S.D. — According to a recent report, South Dakota’s livestock industry provides more than 29,000 jobs and contributes $7.3 billion to the state’s economy.
ST. PAUL – Many Minnesota property owners could see some tax relief this year, but farmers can expect higher taxes for at least the next two years.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The Grand Forks County Board of Equalization gave the green light to highly contentious farmland valuations at a meeting Tuesday.