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Ag students remain in high demand

Dylan Pratt smiles as he walks through the college livestock barn. He calls out friendly greetings to the cattle and pats a few on the forehead.

Agweek, 10/20/2014

Farm management specialist: ‘No right answer’ between PLC, ARC

Dwight Aakre has analyzed many federal farm bills in his career. But even the veteran North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist isn’t sure which of the two safety-net options created by the 2014 farm bill is the better choice for area farmers.

Agweek, 10/07/2014

Soybean harvest picks up after slow start

The Upper Midwest soybean harvest is surging into high gear. “Right here in my area, it will really get going this week,” says Anthony Bly, Sioux Falls-based soils field specialist with South Dakota State University Extension. “I know other areas where it’s already going strong.”

Agweek, 10/06/2014

CWB building new elevator in Manitoba’s Red River Valley

CWB, formerly known as the Canadian Wheat Board, is building another “state-of-the-art” grain elevator, this one in Manitoba’s Red River Valley. The new elevator, near St. Adolphe, south of Winnipeg, will feature 34,000 metric tons of storage and is scheduled to open in 2016. The project includes a 134-car loop track and cleaning facilities.

Agweek, 10/06/2014

Navigating the farm bill

The fall to-do list of Upper Midwest farmers includes figuring out complicated provisions of the new farm bill.

Agweek, 10/06/2014

Wrapping up the wheat harvest

Grain dust hung heavy in the air across much of the Upper Midwest during the week of Sept. 22, as dry and unusually warm weather allowed farmers to make rapid harvest progress.

Agweek, 10/06/2014

ND rancher wears multiple hats

Nevada Miller is a rancher. He’s a taxidermist. And, for a little longer, he’s a rodeo bullfighter, too.

Agweek, 10/06/2014

UPDATED: Goehring has 'positive' talk with CP after calling company's CEO 'arrogant'

North Dakota’s Commissioner of Agriculture said the Canadian Pacific Railway and its CEO are “arrogant” and that the company is less responsive than Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the state’s other major shipper.

Agweek, 10/01/2014

ND ag commissioner says CP CEO is 'arrogant'

North Dakota’s Commissioner of Agriculture said the Canadian Pacific Railway and its CEO are “arrogant” and that the company is less responsive than Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the state’s other major shipper.

Agweek, 09/30/2014

Favorable weather again spurs Upper Midwest harvest

Grain dust hung heavy in the air across much of the Upper Midwest during the week of Sept. 22, as dry and unusually warm weather allowed farmers to make rapid harvest progress.

Agweek, 09/29/2014

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