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CHS builds propane terminal to help compensate for Cochin Pipeline loss

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

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

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

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...

Farmers oppose diversion

Farmers oppose diversion

Mark Askegaard is one of scores of farmers south of Fargo, N.D., who are using the courts and political influence against a $1.8 billion Red River flo...

Grain prices updated daily

Grain prices updated daily

Strong SD response to start of livestock disaster aid sign-up

The head of Farm Service Agency’s South Dakota office is optimistic that hard-hit ranchers will soon begin receiving federal disaster assistance.

DOC initiates investigation into Mexican sugar subsidies, dumping

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced that it would initiate an investigation to determine if the Mexican government has subsidized Mexico’s sugar production and whether that sugar is being dumped into the U.S. market.

Agweek preview for April 21

Agweek preview for April 21

Agweek editor Lisa Gibson presents a glimpse into an edition of the magazine that thoroughly covers the issues on farmers' minds as spring planting nears. Pick it up for the latest on an expected fertilizer shortage, rail delays, soil temperatures and more. Don't miss it.

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CWB seeks complete ownership of Prairie West Terminal

CWB, formerly known as the Canadian Wheat Board, plans to acquire complete ownership of a west-Saskatchewan grain handling organization of which it currently is a minority owner.

Vt. Senate passes mandatory GMO food-labeling law

The Vermont Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to enact mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically modified crops.

Massive soybean defaults loom as China buyers play hard-ball

Chinese buyers might default on a further 1.2 million metric tons (1.32 million tons) of soybeans worth about $900 million being shipped from the U.S. and South America, to avoid incurring huge losses in a depressed local market, the country’s top soy buyer says.

Ag music parodist to speak April 22 in Fargo, N.D.

Greg Peterson, known for his music videos that involve agriculture, will speak at 7 p.m. April 22 in Sheppard Arena on the North Dakota State University campus in Fargo.

Titan Machinery closing 8 stores, eliminating 128 positions

Slow construction recovery was identified as the reason for the company’s downsizing. CEO David Meyer said in a news release that the realignment was necessary to ensure the future of the company.

Reality of calving and lambing vs. idealized version

Reality of calving and lambing vs. idealized version

It’s calving and lambing season again, and thousands of American ranchers are helping a new batch of livestock into the world.

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CHS officials continue to review status of proposed plant

CHS corporate officials continue to review the status of the proposed nitrogen fertilizer plant at Spiritwood, N.D., according to Carl Casale, CHS president and CEO. The latest information does not include a timeline for any future decisions.

Featured Staff Blogs

http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1157/50/50/ AG RIGHT
A little parody can go a long way
My knowledge of rap music is limited, to say the least. So I never heard of LMFAQ or it's hit, "I'm sexy and I'm know it." But I pay attention to what's happening in agriculture. So I heard about the...
4/17/14 at 11:52 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/328/50/50/ STORM TRACKER
What Is Average?
Halfway through April and it is looking like another colder than average month. December, January, February, and March have all been significantly colder than average. April will likely make five mont...
4/11/14 at 12:28 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/323/50/50/ MIKKEL PATES' AG AT LARGE
'Farmland' film coming to Fargo on May 1: this could be good
I stopped in at Wholesale Ag Products near Carrington, N.D., the other day. Bruce Bachmeier, general manager, told me about a new movie coming to Fargo on May 1. He says his daughter is a state FFA o...
4/4/14 at 6:24 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/3451/50/50/ EDITOR'S NOTES
An interesting theory about horses
I got a press release today about a North Dakota State University assistant professor studying the therapeutic effects of horses. Specifically, she is looking into the effects on youth with troubled b...
3/19/14 at 5:05 PM

Featured Area Voices

http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/326/50/50/ RURAL REFLECTIONS
Time Passages
Times passes for people. Time also passes for the things people build, like buildings and towns. I recently found a couple of websites that not only remind me of times passages but also document it. ...
4/19/14 at 6:40 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/720/50/50/ AMY'S RANCH SLANTS
Bringing People Together, Sharing a Meal, & Benefitting Ranchers Affected by Atlas
    A Senior Project Success: When our son Myles said he was thinking about putting on a steak feed to benefit the Rancher Relief Fund for his Senior Project (a fairly new requirement for...
4/13/14 at 8:00 PM

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