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Sen. Hoeven to host farm bill roundtable

BISMARCK — North Dakota’s Republican senator will host a farm bill roundtable on Monday in Bismarck.

Drones shown off as ag’s next big thing

Drones shown off as ag’s next big thing

MITCHELL, S.D. — After seeing one in action, Duane Lunne could see himself buying a drone.

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South Africans learn new farming techniques in ND

South Africans learn new farming techniques in ND

LANKIN, N.D. — Cameron Bina was still in college in 1992 when his father, Dennis, hired a farm worker who traveled here from France to help plant and harvest their crops.

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Minn. ag parts business known globally

Minn. ag parts business known globally

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Worthington Ag Parts has put the name Worthington on the world map. The agricultural tractor salvage business celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

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Beach board recommends land use change for $7M rail spur

BEACH, N.D. - A proposed rail spur that would alleviate the Beach Grain Cooperative’s issues with trains took its first step toward becoming a reality Monday morning.

Lawsuit over pesticide drift may prompt push for reform

Lawsuit over pesticide drift may prompt push for reform

MOORETON, N.D. - Don and Cathy Heitkamp believe they’ve been battling a “phantom sprayer” in their quest to get to the bottom of a pesticide drift incident that damaged their crops.

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Leading the way in biotechnology

Next month, scientists, executives and investors from all across the globe will travel to Sioux Falls to attend the Livestock Biotechnology Summit.

U.S. farmland values steady to higher in Plains, Midwest -Fed

CHICAGO, - Farmland prices in the U.S. Plains and Corn Belt states were steady to higher in the second quarter despite lower grain profits as crop prices fell, according to Federal Reserve Bank quarterly surveys issued on Thursday.

Striking Simplot workers in GF again reject proposed contract

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Striking workers at J.R. Simplot Co. in Grand Forks again voted down a proposed contract from the company Thursday.

New sugar beet receiving station under construction in Minn.

New sugar beet receiving station under construction in Minn.

NEW LONDON, Minn. –– At a glance, it appears that another gravel mining operation is underway in northern Kandiyohi County in Minnesota.

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SD farmers prep for new farm bill

SD farmers prep for new farm bill

OACOMA, S.D. -- With a new farm bill signed into law, farmers are now faced with big decisions that could affect their farms far into the future.

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Railcar shortage continues as harvest nears

Railcar shortage continues as harvest nears

FORDVILLE, N.D. — Crews at Fordville (N.D) Cooperative Marketing Association’s elevator loaded a 100-car unit train Sunday.

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Supporters, opponents of ND conservation measure debate at chamber summit

BISMARCK – Supporters and opponents of a proposed ballot measure that would funnel millions of North Dakota oil tax dollars into a conservation fund locked horns in their first public debate Wednesday, arguing the fund’s cost, governance and potential impacts to farmers and ranchers.

Record US crop could kill profits for Minn. grain farmers

Record US crop could kill profits for Minn. grain farmers

ST. PAUL - The nation's farmers will haul in their biggest corn and soybean crops ever this fall — but that's not good news for Minnesota.

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Union, Simplot begin talks related to strike at Grand Forks plant

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Simplot company officials began discussions Wednesday with the union representing striking workers at the Grand Forks plant.

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