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December 3, 2018
Wheat resurgence draws attention: Soybean concerns partly responsible
FARGO — A few years ago, Brad Thykeson’s two sons wondered about the economic wisdom of planting wheat on their farm near Portland, N.D....
December 3, 2018 - 6:00am
October 1, 2018
After another quarterly loss, is worst over for commodities?
Commodities just posted the longest losing streak in more than three years, and analysts and investors are giving conflicting signals over whether...
October 1, 2018 - 10:36am
September 24, 2018
ND farmer: 'We're only spanking ourselves' with tariffs
CRYSTAL, N.D. — Brian O'Toole ticks off the 10 Southeast Asian and Latin American countries he's visited, some more than once, to promote...
September 24, 2018 - 6:00am
September 10, 2018
Farmer/firefighter's family adjusts to loss
CROOKSTON, Minn.—This is the story of a young man who was "nuts about farming" and later developed a passion for firefighting—and...
September 10, 2018 - 7:54am
August 12, 2018
'We could really use a good rain': Warroad, Minn., area needs moisture
WARROAD, Minn. — One of the worst things in Upper Midwest agriculture is watching once-promising crops deteriorate day by day because they're...
August 12, 2018 - 3:01pm
July 26, 2018
Not 'a big whopper' in area wheat: Annual tour indicates no bumper this year
FARGO, N.D. — Many Upper Midwest wheat farmers have been hoping that good-looking wheat fields will produce record or near-record yields...
July 26, 2018 - 4:21pm
July 25, 2018
North Dakota crop tour casts doubt on forecast for record US spring wheat
Surveys of crops in the U.S. and Canada are producing fresh insight into the condition of wheat and canola, and providing evidence that there...
July 25, 2018 - 11:29am
April 30, 2018
Slow start for wheat not ideal, but optimism remains
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Tim Dufault knows and likes wheat. Always has, always will. The fourth-generation Crookston, Minn., farmer expects to...
April 30, 2018 - 6:31am
April 16, 2018
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
YANKTON, S.D.—The recent U.S. Department of Agriculture Prospective Plantings Report contained a few surprises, with United States farmers...
April 16, 2018 - 8:20am
March 29, 2018
USDA projects increased wheat planting this season
Wheat — which has long been losing ground, literally, to corn and soybeans — will stage a small comeback this year, the U.S. Department...
March 29, 2018 - 7:51pm
November 3, 2017
Wheat seed investigation leads to $12,500 in fines for two ND farmers
MINTO, N.D. — Two farmers here are accused of "brown-bagging," the act of illegally transferring the seeds of a licensed plant variety, and they now face a total of $12,500 in fines. The North Dakota State Seed Department discovered the alleged violation, which involved enough...
November 3, 2017 - 8:56pm
July 6, 2017
Extreme heat broils the Dakotas and Montana, flash drought takes toll on wheat crop
A massive and intense heat dome has spread over the northern Plains and mountain West, sucking moisture out of the soil, and may persist for...
July 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
June 26, 2017
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
It's finally starting to look like the world wheat glut has peaked. Dry, hot weather from the U.S. to Europe is taking its toll on crops, and...
June 26, 2017 - 2:59pm
June 15, 2017
The accidental farmer: Minnesota man embraces ‘idyllic lifestyle’
HOFFMAN, Minn. — After Andrew Barsness graduated from high school in 2009, he wasn't sure where his life was going. "I was going to college...
June 15, 2017 - 8:50pm
May 11, 2017
Study: Gluten-free diet could be risky
MANDAN, N.D. — Erica Olson and the rest of the U.S. wheat industry now have another tool with which to defend its product against the gluten-free...
May 11, 2017 - 8:38am