STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER 100 inches
In a previous blog posting, I wrote about how our 30 year average rainfall in Fargo Moorhead is currently 22.75 inches up from the previous average of 21.19 inches. This new average is based on the ye... Posted on 5/23/11 at 4:16 AM
Officials say about 25 representatives of large farm and ranch corporations from Kazakhstan will tour feedlots throughout North Dakota and meet with cattle breeders and livestock scientists.
The announcement came at the Big Iron farm show, running this week at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds.
Ayr, N.D., farmer Bruce Hagen nearly had his spring planting wrapped up at this time a year ago. This year he’s just getting started. “The difference from last year is like night and day,” said the Cass County farmer.
The Red River Valley contains some of the world’s finest farmland. But there are signs, including comments by a top agricultural leader, that area farmers will need to make sacrifices to control future flooding. “The only way this is going to work, in my opinion, is if everybody gives up something, and that includes farmers,” said Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn.
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