FARGO, N.D. — Oil, shovel-loaders, agricultural tractors and wheat led the way to a 33 percent jump in the value of North Dakota goods being sold to foreign countries in 2011, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
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.
Roger Gjellstad, a descendant of Norwegian immigrants and a fourth-generation North Dakota agriculturalist, has a new gig this year.
He’s chairman of the North American Equipment Dealers Association.
Gjellstad, who is involved in seven equipment dealerships in North Dakota and Montana, began the one-year position March 1.
WILLMAR, Minn. — Highway crashes involving farm vehicles and equipment are rare, according to statistics from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. But, crashes do happen and can result in serious injury or death.
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