PRAIRIE BUSINESS February issue now online
One of my first assignments after joining this magazine was to attend the lavish groundbreaking celebration for Sanfords Fargo Medical Center. (See"Sanford begins building Fargo medical center")
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While neither Starr Johnson nor Nathan Kotts have their driver's licenses yet, they're old farm hands.
They're spending their summers tending 7 to 10 acres of vegetables and caring for a barnyard full of animals at Little J's CSA, a community-supported agriculture farm near Argyle.
The allure of lucrative, year-round work in the Oil Patch is drawing workers away from seasonal agricultural jobs and causing farmers to increasingly look abroad, and to the federal H-2A temporary agricultural worker visa program, to fill positions that would have once gone to local hands.
Livestock producers and veterinarians recently gained a bit more insight into the changes they’ll be facing in the way antibiotics are used in food animals when the Food and Drug Administration released their final rule June 2015 regarding how the Veterinary Feed Directive will be used.
Problems with Canada's canola crop are driving up the oilseed's price, cutting processors' margins to their lowest levels in two years and threatening to boost the price of a key ingredient of salad dressings and potato chips.
North Dakota and a dozen other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers on Monday over new a clean water rule that critics have slammed as federal overreach that will burden landowners, farmers, ranchers and local governments.
Minnesota's food industry managed for decades to keep supplies of perishable animals, vegetables and grains moving smoothly from farm to box while keeping up with changing customer tastes.
It's not so easy anymore.
Two agricultural economists will participate in a discussion panel regarding market outlooks for a variety of agricultural commodities during Session 4 of the South Dakota Governor’s Agricultural Summit on July 10, from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. in Pine Crest Rooms C and D at the Lodge in Deadwood.
A happy cow is a productive cow.
Doug Weber and his family, owners and operators of Weber Farm and Feedlot in Alexandria, are the proud owners of one of South Dakota’s first monoslope cattle barns, which they showed off on Tuesday night at an open house.
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