A disagreement between property owners and Stutsman (N.D.) Rural Water District over land easements required the intervention of a Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office deputy Thursday.RELATED CONTENT
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway reports it is getting caught up on old-crop past-due train car orders, but there are significant new-crop orders still past-due.
With harvest nearing, an inch or two of rain in the next week could make the difference between a pretty good crop and disappointing one for many area potato growers. “We could really use a 1- to 2-inch general rain to finish off this crop,” said Chuck Gunnerson, president of the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association, based in East Grand Forks, Minn.RELATED CONTENT
An aerial sprayer crash-landed Tuesday afternoon in a cornfield southeast of Kerkhoven, Minn., the Swift County Sheriff’s Office reported. Investigati
North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is urging farmers and ranchers in western and central North Dakota to take action to protect their livestock and other property from possible flooding.
Heavy monsoon rains in India have caused flooding in the country’s main sugar producing state Uttar Pradesh, but the full extent of any damage to the crop will not be known until floodwaters recede.
After seeing one in action, Duane Lunne could see himself buying a drone. The Dallas, S.D., cattle farmer and his friend Brad Kahler, of Colome, live two miles apart and were checking out a drone demonstration on Aug. 19, the opening day of Mitchell’s Dakotafest. The drones look cool, for sure, hovering and flying, with the high-quality models traveling up to 35 to 40 mph and weighing only 3 to 5 pounds.RELATED CONTENT
This year, five Lankin, N.D.-area farms are hosting a total of a dozen young international farm workers, including 10 from South Africa, one from Brazil and from the Eastern European country of Moldova.RELATED CONTENT
South Dakota Farmers Union will host farm bill meetings across South Dakota in partnership with U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency.
The latest Farm Service Agency statistics reinforce earlier reports that prevented-planting acres aren’t as common in North Dakota as once feared.
Deere & Co., the world’s largest maker of farm equipment, says it will indefinitely lay off more than 600 employees at plants in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas as falling grain prices hurt demand for tractors, harvesters and other agricultural machinery.RELATED CONTENT
Climate change will cut South Asia’s growth almost 9 percent by the end of the century unless world governments try harder to counter global warming, the Asian Development Bank says.
Ukraine will lose 15 percent of its grain crop in two violence-hit regions in the country’s east, according to a spokesman for Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk.
A proposed rail spur that would alleviate the Beach (N.D.) Grain Cooperative’s issues with trains took its first step toward becoming a reality Monday morning.
FARGO, N.D. – The U.S. Surface Transportation Board announced Monday it will hold a public hearing on Sept. 4 to provided shippers an opportunity to report on service problems in the rail network.