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")
It w... Posted on 2/4/15 at 3:29 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Your weather of choice
With the Labor Day weekend coming up, nonagriculturalists are rooting hard for a warm, dry stretch. For many, it's one last weekend at the lake or other favorite summer place.
But Upper Midwest agric... Posted on 8/29/14 at 11:02 AM
AMY'S RANCH SLANTS Labor Pains
Sometimes the labor involved to help a cow out thats in trouble is nothing but a big pain. I can relate to the motherly instincts cows have, just not their impulse to calve alone and unassisted.
If a... Posted on 3/12/11 at 8:00 PM
The U.S. Labor Department says one of the nation's largest meatpackers systematically discriminated against more than 4,000 qualified applicants who sought entry-level jobs at a turkey processing plant in Arkansas. The government seeks to cancel more than $550 million in contracts with the U.S. Defense Department and prevent future contracts until the company stops what they call discriminatory practices.
About 150 locked-out American Crystal Sugar workers and supporters rallied in the North Dakota Capitol's Great Hall today, urging legislators meeting in special session to bring them into the state's unemployment insurance program. The lawmakers declined.
American Crystal Sugar Co. is breaking a record when it set its final payment for the 2010 sugar beet crop at $73.02 per ton gross.
With on a harvest of 10.9 million ton, that’s a gross payment of $795.9 million.
ST. PAUL — Twenty-one of the 65 fatal work-related injuries recorded in the state of Minnesota in 2008 were in the agriculture industry, according to data released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.
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