Langdon farmers hope for better spring
If you ask farmers in the Langdon, N.D., area, about 2013 planting, you’ll usually get a shrug and a pained expression....
CHS builds propane terminal to help compensate for Cochin Pipeline loss
CHS Inc.’s new rail-fed propane terminal west of Hannaford, N.D., is coming together — an important step as the industry ramps up to fill a void left ...
Upper Midwest looks to increase beef cattle numbers
North Dakota ranchers are putting theory into practice. The number of beef cows in the state rose from 922,000 in early January 2013 to 943,000 in ear...
Conservancy group promotes sustainable ag, habitat preservation
The Nature Conservancy sees itself as a “quiet” conservation group, or at least lesser-known than the game species-specific groups such as Ducks Unlim...
Interest in soil health grows in Upper midwest
Jerry Sikorski, a pilot and farmer, saw from the air years ago how erosion was hurting U.S. farmland. That led the veteran Ekalaka, Mont., producer to...
Missouri officials on Wednesday executed a man who had been convicted in 1993 of murdering a farming couple in their 60s in a plot to steal their cattle, a state official said.
Kazakhstan will boost grain exports to Iran and China this 2013 to ’14 marketing year as it seeks to diversify regions of supply and reduce dependence on Russian and Ukrainian ports, the country’s state grain trader says.
Two Brazilian soybean cargoes initially sold to China have been switched to the United States, according to port and shipping data updated on Tuesday, the first clear evidence that the U.S. is absorbing some of China’s excess Brazilian purchases that were at risk of default.
Dow Chemical Co., the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, reported a stronger-than-expected rise in quarterly profit as cost controls helped boost margins in its divisions that make coatings, plastics and crop-protection products.
A Worthington, Minn., woman facing 11 felony counts of animal neglect resulting in death and nine misdemeanor charges of mistreatment of animals appeared Tuesday in Nobles County District Court.
In an expected move, the U.S. Department of Agriculture on April 18 announced new measures to combat the spread of disease in the U.S. pig population.
Kraft Foods Group Inc. is recalling about 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the packages could instead contain Classic Cheese Dogs made with milk, a known allergen.
A suspect has been arrested in connection with a gut-wrenching case of animal abuse after finding two horses that starved to death tied to trees near Dorset Corner.
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