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I've written several stories about how the proposed Food and Drug Administration ban on artificial trans fat in the U.S. food supply could affect Upper Midwest agriculture. One of the stories, an inte... Posted on 11/22/13 at 11:03 AM
An uncertain weather forecast offers farmers in the region an uncertain future for the crop of 2010, but so far, things are looking good. Notably, this is the longest period that’s drought-free anywhere in the state in a decade, according to climatologists.
WAHPETON, N.D. — Giant Snacks Inc. is officially ready to play ball in its packaging plant in Wahpeton, N.D., it moved into nearly a year ago. The company hosted hundreds at its “Grand Opener” April 26, an event timed to emphasize the company’s ties with the Minnesota Twins.
This summer’s vibrant yellow sunflower fields have proven plentiful, thanks to increased precipitation.
“The season was definitely a gift, compared again to last year,” said Jim Hauck, station manager at Southwest Grain in Dickinson.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Sunflower crops could set records in the nation's top two producing states this year, helping to blunt a drop in nationwide production and ensure a healthy supply for processors in the United States and Canada.
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