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Eric Hylden, who operates a small farm near Park River, N.D., is featured in the January issue of th... Posted on 1/19/15 at 9:36 AM
Chad Groos, 41, farms two miles north of Coleman, S.D., with his father, Andy, and brothers Eric and Grant. Groos says his family is fortunate this year, compared with those farther south plagued by severe drought.
FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Tony Clark says the agency may look for legal help beyond the state Attorney General’s office to help preserve more assets for unpaid farmers in the Anderson Seed Co. insolvency.
The wheat markets had losses of 15 to 26 cents last week. The winter wheat markets had the larger losses due to beneficial rains in much of the winter wheat belt and losses in the corn market. Minneapolis wheat had lighter losses due to strong export sales and lingering concerns about dry soil conditions in the Northern Plains. Markets will likely spend this week positioning ahead of the March 30 reports.
The corn market gained 25 cents last week with the strength in the wheat market. Rumors that Russia may put a tax on wheat exports and may even ban exports supported the wheat market which spilled over to corn. The strengthening export demand and a firming cash basis also offered support last week.
FARGO, N.D. — Experts throughout the region still are trying to get a fix on what the sporadic frost throughout the region will mean for quantity and quality of crops, but the facts probably won’t be known for a couple of weeks.
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