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Mexican deal on sugar with U.S. is complete, details later from DOC
Red River Valley sugar beet growers appear to have gotten what they are looking for in a deal over Mexican sugar imports. Here is today'spress release from the American Sugar Alliance: WASH...
12/19/14 at 9:53 PM USA vs. Johnsons: Spud crop insurance trial starts today in Fargo 12/1/14 at 8:46 AM
Fact and fiction: Are the North Dakota Grain Growers in a "sinister" effort to promote corn, undermine conservation? 10/30/14 at 10:51 AM
Mixing politics and trade
It's hard to say how much the agreement to normalize diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba will help Upper Midwest agriculture. Cuba wants and needs many of the ag products raised he...
12/19/14 at 9:22 AM Taking MyPlate a step further 12/12/14 at 12:24 PM
Linking ag and military vets 12/9/14 at 11:58 AM
A good news week
A lot of national and world news has affected ag this week. China approved Syngentas Viptera GMO corn variety, known as MIR 162. Thats great news for farmers. China had been turning away corn shipmen...
12/18/14 at 4:10 PM A television debut 12/17/14 at 4:57 PM
A small Christmas list item 12/10/14 at 1:50 PM
A good Year for Few Tornadoes
The average annual number of tornadoes reported in the United States is about 1,260. Fairly good records go back to 1953. The average has been on the rise in recent years, mostly due to a much more ac...
12/11/14 at 2:03 PM When Breath Turns to Fog 12/11/14 at 2:00 PM
Winters Can Change 12/8/14 at 11:36 PM