Moorhead, Minn. -- Spring means nonstop activity at Kragnes Family Farms, where David Kragnes and his son Ben are putting corn seed in a planter in the farmyard. The Kragnes family has farmed here, 20 minutes outside of Moorhead, since the end of the Civil War: Corn, soybeans, sugar beets and wheat.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's poultry death toll went beyond 5 million birds Monday when state officials announced 80 farms in 21 counties have been hit by the H5N2 avian influenza.
Northern Plains Nitrogen, the massive fertilizer plant planned for northwest of Grand Forks, is billed as a major creator of jobs, but project planners also say it will help bring access to a type of fertilizer that's currently expensive to ship into the market.RELATED CONTENT
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — They saw the first sign of what was to come on a Saturday night.RELATED CONTENT
KRAGNES, Minn.—Carsten Thomas is a fifth-generation farmer on his family's operation near here.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House Wednesday night approved the first installment of funding to fight bird flu that is killing poultry across the state in a vote that paves the way for state money to soon start flowing in the battle.
MENOKEN, N.D. - Thane Dockter, 42, has put a lot of his life into building an organic farm, and now he says his future is turned upside-down by an industrial park the Burleigh County Commission approved next door, with a zoning authority that was ceded to the county more than 40 years ago.RELATED CONTENT
Grain-handling and food processing giant Archer Daniels Midland Co said on Monday that it will add soybean crushing flexibility at its plants at Enderlin, N.D., and Windsor, Ontario.
The Minnesota State Emergency Operations Center has called on the National Guard to deliver water for use in the effort to contain the rapidly spreading avian flu virus, the center said on Sunday.
BISMARCK -- A positive test for avian influenza may impact more than 70,000 birds in a commercial flock in LaMoure County.
BILLINGS, Mont. - It was only a matter of time before ranchers began replacing the 4.3 million American cattle lost to drought since 2012. Now, they’re filling the void with livestock from the northern states.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency Thursday as the number of poultry dead from an avian flu outbreak edges toward 3 million.
BEMIDJI-- Staff at Root Value, Lueken’s Village Foods’ new aquaponics greenhouse, gave a tour of the state-of-the-art facility on Wednesday.RELATED CONTENT
LAKE PARK, Minn. — A test indicates some birds in a Baer Poultry Co. chicken barn have the deadly avian flu virus—a result that could mean the destruction of up to 300,000 chickens.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO, N.D.—It's been a long time, coming, but Mike Clemens of Wimbledon, N.D., says he was proud to be one of the first farmers in line to deliver corn at the Dakota Spirit AgEnergy ethanol plant at Spiritwood, N.D., earlier this month.RELATED CONTENT