UPDATED TUESDAY, APRIL 17
The North Dakota Public Service Commission was on-site at Falkirk, N.D., on Monday, looking into the books of the Falkirk Farmers Elevator in McLean County, in response to reports that the company had closed its doors late last week.
Wheat traded lower in most of the session this week, except for March 30. Early selling was tied to improving conditions for the Southern Plains winter wheat crop and from position squaring ahead of the March 30 U.S. Department of Agriculture report while strength March 30 was because of a friendlier-than-expected acreage report from USDA.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Red River Basin Commission announced they will allocate $3.63 million in financial assistance through the Agricultural Water Enhancement Program. These funds will be administered by NRCS in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota portions of the Red River Basin. Funds will be utilized by local landowners to help address problems related to erosion, water quality, and flooding.
FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend one of three Getting it Right meetings scheduled in North Dakota in Langdon, Oakes and Jamestown.
NDSU Agriculture Communication
January 16, 2012
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will continue to advise the Agriculture Department on the USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration’s rewrite of the rule governing the Packers and Stockyards Act, outgoing Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney said July 12.
More than $350,000 in disaster assistance is being sent to Minnesota livestock, honeybee and farm-raised fish producers that suffered losses in 2009 because of disease, adverse weather or other conditions.
Continued bans on U.S. pork imports by China, Russia and more than a dozen other counties have baffled government and industry officials, leading some to speculate that the issue is more about market share than health concerns.
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