Smoke from Canadian wildfires brings thick haze to area
FARGO -- Thick smoke from Canadian wildfires is blanketing much of eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota in heavy haze that blocks sunlight and w...
Oregon bumblebee deaths prompt state investigation
PORTLAND, Ore. - Hundreds of bumblebees have been found dead in downtown Portland during the past two weeks, prompting agriculture officials in Oregon...
Growing season good so far, despite challenges
Joe Neaton is always happy to talk about agriculture. But Neaton, who farms in Watertown, Minn., about 30 miles west of Minneapolis, says regretfully ...
AgweekTV: Soil conservation, barbeque tips from a meat expert, and ‘shear’ talent in action
This week on AgweekTV, host Tracy Frank will tell viewers about a massive tree planting effort, and what that means for soil conservation. And, we'll ...
Growing Together: June yard and garden do's and don'ts
FARGO -- Lawn grass has grown so speedily from plentiful May and June moisture, it's easy to become a redneck gardener. What's a redneck gardener? It'...
Jessie Veeder: With this ring, we all become family
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Well, wedding week at the ranch has come and gone. The relatives rolled in, the fences got painted and the ever-changing weather...
Starting July 1, dairy farmers can enroll in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Margin Protection Program for coverage in 2016, acceding to Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden.
CHICAGO - Thinly traded Chicago Mercantile Exchange feeder cattle futures closed down their 4.500-cents per lb maximum daily limit on Tuesday, responding to steep corn market gains, traders said.
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