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.
MITCHELL, S.D. - There is no need for a national law to require labeling of genetically modified food, the two Republicans representing South Dakota in Congress said Wednesday.
BEMIDJI, Minn. - The Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) is collaborating in a research project that will provide a statewide industry report on agbiosciences.
Crop conditions the northern Red River Valley are, in five words, “very, very, very, very varied.”RELATED CONTENT
The world's largest chicken breeder has discovered that a key breed of rooster has a genetic issue that is reducing its fertility, adding to problems constraining U.S. poultry production and raising prices at a time when beef and pork prices are already at record highs.RELATED CONTENT
BILLINGS, Mont. — Some farmers in the prairie pothole region are starting to complain about sticker shock from rising rates for prevented-plant crop insurance coverage, says Doug Hagel, outgoing regional director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota will know in two weeks whether it is a finalist to house a National Agriculture Genotyping Center, and by September will know whether it is the winning bidder.