The voice of America’s most prominent agricultural broadcaster was heard live recently in Grand Forks, N.D.
Durum growers have wanted more planting options. Now they have one, albeit in limited supplies.
North Dakota officials are fine-tuning plans for an upcoming conference on revitalizing the state’s long-declining dairy industry.
Passing on the family farm or ranch to the next generation can be one of the most difficult jobs in agriculture.
New numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirm what Upper Midwest farmers already thought: South Dakota and North Dakota enjoyed record spring wheat yields this year.
Upper Midwest farmers have caught up on their harvest of soybeans and nearly caught up on corn and sunflower harvest, the federal government says.
Producers also have finished harvesting sugar beets and are done planting winter wheat, according to the Nov. 3 harvest progress report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service, an arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a new resource for farmers and
ranchers who are adapting their operations to climate change.
Jerry Kruger, a long-time Warren, Minn., wheat farmer, remembers when a spring wheat crop that yielded 40 beshels per acre was cause for celebration.
The long run of warm, dry weather, and the forecast of even more to come, is giving Upper Midwest corn producers a difficult but not unpleasant decision: Harvest wet corn now and pay drying expenses? Or hold off combining for a few days and allow corn to dry naturally in the field?
Dry bean yields in North Dakota and western Minnesota were hurt by unfavorable weather and crop disease, an industry official says.