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AgweekTV: Titan Machinery moves into the headwinds

AgweekTV: Titan Machinery moves into the headwinds

Lower commodity prices are impacting the entire ag economy. And the world's largest farm equipment company is making some adjustments to meet the challenge. Top executives of West Fargo-based Titan Machinery spoke with Agweek's Mikkel Pates about what they're doing to maintain profit margins during the slump.

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Wanted: Your wheat photos

Wanted: Your wheat photos

The National Wheat Foundation wants your 2015 wheat harvest photos and will post them online, with four winners receiving a prize.

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Bone-dry West Coast states curb July 4 fireworks displays

Bone-dry West Coast states curb July 4 fireworks displays

SEATTLE - Authorities battling dozens of large wildfires along the parched U.S. West Coast are clamping down on Independence Day fireworks displays over fears that wayward sparks could trigger fresh blazes.

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Malian refugees in Mauritania face food shortage as funds scarce

DAKAR - Thousands of Malian refugees are facing food shortages in Mauritania because of a delayed rations shipment and a shortage of funding, as donors juggle several global crises, an official from the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.

Lawsuit filed against U.S. over protections for rare wolf

A coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Thursday against U.S. wildlife officials arguing that the government's management plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf, one of the most imperiled mammals in North America, does not go far enough.

Keurig soft drink machine reckons with fizzled soda market

Keurig soft drink machine reckons with fizzled soda market

NEW YORK - Keurig Green Mountain Inc's thrust into the home-brewed cold beverage market, once seen as a potential game changer for the single-serve coffee machine maker, faces increased skepticism from investors worried in part about waning consumer enthusiasm for soft drinks.

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Organic/sustainable ag tour set at Carrington center

Organic crop production and sustainable agriculture are the focus of a tour being held during the North Dakota State University Carrington Research Extension Center's annual field tours July 14.

Crop weather uncertainty lifts corn to 6-month peak

CHICAGO - U.S. corn futures rose to a six-month peak on Thursday, adding to strong gains earlier in the week as adverse weather in parts of the U.S. Midwest and Western Europe threatened crops.

Farmers, agronomist agree crops ahead of schedule this year

Farmers, agronomist agree crops ahead of schedule this year

Agronomists and farmers agree that spring and early summer weather patterns have created favorable growing conditions thus far in southwest North Dakota.

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Passenger injured when car hits cow in Minnesota

A car collided with a cow late last night near Paynesville, Minn., resulting in minor injuries to a passenger in the vehicle.

No need for new rules to protect butterflies from GM pollen

No need for new rules to protect butterflies from GM pollen

BRUSSELS - European food safety officials found there was no need to widen buffer zones around genetically modified (GM) crops even though research shows that pollen from GM maize, which can travel kilometres further than previously thought.

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Corn climbs to six-month high on wet U.S. Midwest weather

CHICAGO - U.S. corn futures rose to a six-month peak on Thursday, adding to strong gains earlier in the week as adverse weather in the parts of the U.S. Midwest and Western Europe threatened crops.

SDSU student awarded graduate scholarship

Certified Angus Beef has awarded South Dakota State University meat science doctorate student Megan Webb with the 2015 Graduate Colvin Scholarship for her research work in enhancing meat production and quality.

Welte: Whiskey's for drinkin,' water's for fightin'

Welte: Whiskey's for drinkin,' water's for fightin'

I remember going to Grand Forks with Dad one summer day in the early 1980s. It was time to certify acres in order to participate in the federal farm program. So he took me with him to the ASCS office.

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Family farms are the future of agriculture

My family owns a farm near Medina, N.D., and we now are transitioning that operation to Steve Sund and his family. Our farm has always been and will always remain a family farm committed to serving the health of the land and the community.

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