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This week on AgweekTV, host Tracy Frank will tell viewers about a massive tree planting effort, and what that means for soil conservation. And, we'll have the science behind a better barbeque, from an NDSU meat expert. Also, stay tuned for “shear” talent in action.
This week on AgweekTV, Ron Offutt makes his first public comments on a controversial plan to convert some Minnesota forest land to RDO potatoes fields. Also, we'll show you how technology has changed this Minnesota dairy operation and offer tips for buying a new outdoor grill.
This week on AgweekTV, we’ll meet one farmer who practices no-till farming. And, changes may be coming to the waters of the U.S. rule that will help farmers. Plus, we’ll take you to farm camp, where kids learn firsthand about farming.
This week on AgweekTV, we’ll look at how a lack of research funding is impacting the ag industry and what some are hoping to do about it. Also, the FFA isn’t just for farmers anymore. We’ll see what the group is doing to bring more young men and women into the business.
This week on AgweekTV, a look at how May’s heavy rains are affecting growers about the region. Plus, more and more ranchers are using artificial insemination for their cattle. We’ll tell you why that’s so popular. And we’ll meet a farm couple easing out of the business - with an unusual arrangement to help a young couple start farming.
This week on AgweekTV, our weather this year is taking a toll on our valuable topsoil. What some experts would like farmers to do to prevent erosion. And, there’s more help for livestock producers from the NDSU Extension Service. We’ll also show you how to make a quick and healthy summer dessert using one of the region’s most popular crops. More more, click the link above.
This week on AgweekTV, growers have been on a roll getting seed in the ground. Which crop will take the lead in our region this year? Also, a young Minnesota Farmer is honored for his organic farming. And how bird flu could affect foreign markets. These stories and more on this week’s AgweekTV.
Agweek has received a national award for expanded coverage, thanks to its latest endeavor, AgweekTV.
The Audrey Mackiewicz Special Award was given out Monday night at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and was accepted by reporters Jonathan Knutson and Mikkel Pates.
Regional farmers and ranchers hope for spring rain after a dry winter. Agweek reporter Mikkel Pates catches up with ranchers in western South Dakota.
Also, view a "crop stop" with Agweek reporter Jonathan Knutson and go inside the 53rd annual International Sugarbeet Institute event at the Fargodome.
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