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January 27, 2019
Want to support rural development? Think child care
Once in awhile, I work with my kids at home. It’s not often, but it does happen. A few weeks ago, I knew I would be getting my girls a little...
January 27, 2019 - 3:06pm
Minn. farmer wins national recognition for soil health
BUFFALO LAKE, Minn. -- Brian Ryberg and Ryberg Farms are relatively new to some farming practices that promote soil health. He’s also a fairly...
January 27, 2019 - 2:59pm
Keep a lid on the dry edible bean pot: Exec admits ‘we’re scared’ of overproduction
FARGO -- Ongoing trade war fallout in corn and soybean markets could cause a production shift that could overwhelm the dry edible bean supply...
January 27, 2019 - 2:50pm
January 26, 2019
Precision Ag Summit speakers say solutions-based technology will catch on
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Industry has provided plenty of interesting and exciting technology options to agriculture. But the challenge continues to...
January 26, 2019 - 8:22pm
Farm bill's conservation program timeline is uncertain
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- If you have questions about the timeline for applying for federal conservation programs under the new U.S. farm bill, signed...
January 26, 2019 - 7:52pm
January 24, 2019
Pinke: Freedom to operate: Yes, allow second cousins into farm corporations
Are you against corporate farming? In 2016, 75 percent of North Dakotans voted against exempting dairy and swine operations from corporate ownership...
January 24, 2019 - 2:58pm
Knutson: 'Arrogant journalists' exist, but not in Upper Midwest agriculture
The caller told me in clear and certain terms that he didn’t like what I’d written in an Agweek news article: that many U.S. farm organizations and commodity groups are deeply concerned about disruptions in American ag exports. “Fake news,” the caller said. “Well,” I said,...
January 24, 2019 - 6:00am
January 23, 2019
Ashby Elevator embezzling scheme prompts call for farmer protections
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers should weigh extra safeguards for farmers to prevent grain elevator fraud cases like one discovered last year...
January 23, 2019 - 6:13pm
Making agriculture more humane: Temple Grandin, livestock handling expert, shares her wisdom
CROOKSTON, Minn. — When Temple Grandin was 14, her parents divorced and her mother remarried, leading Grandin from Boston to an Arizona ranch...
January 23, 2019 - 6:00am
January 22, 2019
Farm Service Agency to reopen for more services: All FSA staff recalled to work as shutdown continues
WASHINGTON — Farm Service Agency offices nationwide will reopen Jan. 24 despite the ongoing government shutdown. The U.S. Department of Agriculture...
January 22, 2019 - 4:13pm
January 21, 2019
Farmland rental rates holding steady but with exceptions
As many farmers and their landlords renegotiate rental agreements that expired after the 2018 crop season, this generalization about farmland...
January 21, 2019 - 6:00am
January 20, 2019
‘What's going on in the world’: Trade negotiations crucial for area agriculture
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Frayne Olson studied agricultural economics in college. But now, the North Dakota State University extension crop economist/marketing...
January 20, 2019 - 6:00am
January 18, 2019
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Area farmers invest a great deal of time and money to make the best use of productive farmland. But their effort should include improving parts of fields that aren’t producing crops, a North Dakota State University extension agent said. “Get a plan, figure...
January 18, 2019 - 6:00am
January 17, 2019
Funding for the future: Checkoff groups continue to fund ag research
FARGO — At North Dakota State University, the budget for research extension centers took a 13 percent cut from the state during the past biennium....
January 17, 2019 - 6:00am
January 16, 2019
Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
WASHINGTON — Farm Service Agency offices across the nation will open up for three days to assist agricultural producers with existing farm...
January 16, 2019 - 1:59pm