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Landowners in Oil Patch meet to discuss cost of oil development
While the Bakken oil formation has made North Dakota the second-largest oil-producing state in the country, some residents are concerned about the longterm effects of the oil boom.
Monday, December, 08, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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WATCH: A sneak peek into the next issue of Agweek
Join Agweek Editor Lisa Gibson for another glimpse into the upcoming issue. The July 28 cover story will delve into the issues facing ranchers and farmers in the midst of North Dakota's oil boom. It also will update on the progress of late rail cars, cover area crop tours and report on the latest U.S. cattle numbers. Don't miss it.
Tuesday, July, 22, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Sidney Sugars competes for workers in Bakken oil patch
Dave Garland, general manager of the Sidney Sugars Inc. beet sugar plant of Sidney, Mont., says he’d prefer to concentrate on making sugar. Instead, he spends a lot of his time working on housing and advertising to attract new workers in the middle of an oil boom.
Monday, August, 04, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Other side of the boom: Landowners say state bowing to oil
As North Dakota officials met in Bismarck to approve new oil conditioning standards and to discuss the drop in crude oil prices, landowners from the Oil Patch gathered at a separate meeting to review a different side of the Bakken oil boom — spills, soil contamination and landowner rights.
Wednesday, December, 10, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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Taylor proposes fixed interest rate for loans
North Dakota agriculture commissioner candidate Ryan Taylor proposed a fixed 1 percent interest rate for student loans at a news conference Thursday.
Friday, September, 12, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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Rail backlog has ripple effect
With another saltie sitting outside the Duluth harbor waiting to load grain this week, federal pressure continues on ramping up grain shipments by rail across the Midwest.
Friday, June, 27, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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Ag commissioner candidate discusses oil transport, land reclamation
One of Ryan Taylor’s main priorities if elected as North Dakota agriculture commissioner would be freeing up rail space for farmers who need to transport grain. He said the current amount of crude oil being transported is making it impossible for farmers to adequately transport crops.
Monday, October, 06, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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Race for ND agriculture commissioner is all about oil
North Dakota’s biggest oil producers have picked a side and put money into an obscure election for the state’s agriculture commissioner, hoping to ward off a rising Democratic challenger who could limit development of new wells and pipelines.
Tuesday, July, 22, 2014 - Reuters - News

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ND ranchers say mineral rights get too much emphasis
BELFIELD, N.D. — Byron Richard’s pickup bounces up and down over the washboard gravel road. He clutches the wheel with one hand and points with the other as he passes dozens of oil wells on land where once crops grew and cattle grazed. A few of the wells are decades old; most are new or under construction. Oil field vehicles of assorted shapes and sizes clog the road in places and kick up thick clouds of dust.
Monday, July, 28, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Pipeline would help rail delays
With harvest upon us I am concerned about the ability of the railroad companies to move our grain to market with all of this oil train traffic.
Monday, October, 13, 2014 - Agweek - News

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Jessie Veeder: Getting lost in my quickly changing hometown
Have you ever been lost in your hometown? If the town you grew up in was like mine, one Main Street drag, no stoplights within 50 miles, three bars all in a row between a car dealership on one end and a café on the other, I'm sure you were able to keep pretty good tabs on the place.
Sunday, April, 26, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Effect on livestock among concerns about Air Force expansion
Aviation, energy and government officials are up in arms against the U.S. Air Force’s controversial Powder River Training Complex expansion plan, which, if implemented, would extend into southwest North Dakota.
Tuesday, May, 06, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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Annual ND Stockmen’s convention comes at exciting time
With record-high cattle prices and rising numbers in North Dakota, an organization dedicated to the industry has a lot to celebrate. “It’s a good time to be in the beef industry,” says Julie Ellingson, executive vice president for the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association. The association’s 85th annual Convention and Trade Show runs Thursday through Saturday at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in Dickinson and is expected to draw as many as 450 people, Ellingson says.
Wednesday, September, 24, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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Oil supplants ag as ND’s top economic driver
Activities associated with oil and gas extraction have knocked the agricultural sector from its pedestal topping North Dakota’s economy. That, at least, is shown in statistics by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis that measure each state’s gross domestic product, a trend that began in 2011 and continued through 2013.
Monday, June, 16, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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Search is on for Minn. rail congestion cure
A soybean farmers from southwest Minnesota and an official of a taconite mine in the northeast, and more than a dozen others, came to the same conclusion: Significant railroad delays throughout the Upper Midwest are hurting nearly everyone.
Wednesday, October, 01, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

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Weather, prices, farm bill, rail delays are top stories in regional ag
No two years are the same in Upper Midwest agriculture, but 2014 brought some familiar issues and concerns. Erratic weather, improving technology, plunging grain prices, frustration with the railroads and political events in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere — all old acquaintances of area farmers and ranchers — popped up again.
Monday, December, 29, 2014 - Agweek - News

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