Titan Machinery cuts inventory, raises cash
WEST FARGO, N.D. — As the nation’s ag economy experiences lower commodity prices, leaders of the world’s biggest string of farm machinery dealers have...
AgweekTV: Titan Machinery, Waters of the U.S. regulations, farming and the fair
This week on AgweekTV, host Tracy Frank will tell viewers how North Dakota has taken the lead in the fight against Waters of the U.S. regulations. And...
Growing Together: 'Not in my backyard' plants should carry warning labels
Sometimes I feel sorry for plants because of our expectations. We want them to grow rapidly because we can't wait forever for plants to spread and "fi...
Jessie Veeder: Rules of fencing, the never-ending chore, are never forgotten
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- There are jobs at the ranch that are truly enjoyable at times. Fencing is generally not one of them. Fencing at the ranch invol...
Katie Pinke: Heartfelt thanks for the Dalton First Responders
As our beloved American flag flies high this weekend and the fireworks light up the night sky, there’s a special group of people in our communities I ...
Not just about ag, 4-H offers 'something for everybody'
FARGO-Kids from across the state recently converged on North Dakota State University's campus to, among other things, compete in a cook-off using prod...
Dillon Gappert of Hensler, N.D., is in custody following criminal mischief charges filed in South Central District Court last week, according to Oliver County State's Attorney John Mahoney.RELATED CONTENT
TerraForm Power Inc, a unit of SunEdison Inc, said it would buy 930 megawatt of wind power plants from Invenergy Wind LLC for $2 billion. Under the deal, TerraForm will acquire seven contracted wind farms in the United States and Canada, the company said on Monday.
CHICAGO - U.S. livestock futures remained mostly sluggish on Monday at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as traders wrestled with strengthening grain prices, tight supplies of market-ready cattle, and visions of a glut of hogs straining U.S. slaughterhouse capacity in the coming months.
Brian Otteson is the new director of North Dakota State University's Agronomy Seed Farm near Casselton. The farm produces foundation seed for North Dakota's certified seed industry and is involved in North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station research efforts at the Main Station in Fargo. The research focuses on evaluating and developing new crop varieties and providing data on varieties grown under eastern North Dakota growing conditions.
South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Lucas Lentsch spoke to producers and consumers at the Aberdeen Farmer’s Market on Thursday afternoon about the importance of local foods and the impact farmers’ markets have on South Dakota agriculture.RELATED CONTENT
LA PAZ - A Bolivian avant-garde restaurant hopes this week to serve a well-known non-paying customer and receive a holy seal of approval for its new creation: a quinoa-based communion wafer.RELATED CONTENT
Starbucks Corp said it would raise prices for some of its coffee beverages by 5-20 cents in the United States from Tuesday. Starbucks, however, will leave the prices of some popular beverages such as the Grande Brewed Coffee and the Frappuccino unchanged in most U.S. outlets, it said on Monday.RELATED CONTENT
CHICAGO - U.S. corn and soybean futures dropped on Monday as lighter-than-expected U.S. rainfall eased fears about soggy Midwest crops while worries over Greece and China led investors to shun many commodity markets.
LA PAZ - Bolivia may issue up to $1 billion in international bonds this year to help finance new state-run industries and roads, but uncertainty over when the United States will raise interest rates is complicating timing, its economy minister said.