STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT A great run for spring wheat production
Driving through central North Dakota on the Fourth of July this year, I was impressed by field after field of terrific-looking spring wheat. (I'd seen great stands of spring wheat elsewhere in the are... Posted on 10/31/14 at 10:38 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Letter to Dave... Posted on 6/4/14 at 7:13 AM
AMY'S RANCH SLANTS South Dakota Farm Girls Show Viewers "The Good Life"
What I love about South Dakota women is that theyre not afraid to show people what theyre made of. True South Dakotans, farm girls, and friends, Laura Nielson and Ange Kapperman have been creating a b... Posted on 9/27/11 at 8:00 PM
A bumble bee once common in the United States is disappearing so quickly it should be listed as an endangered species, environmentalists said in a lawsuit filed against U.S. government agencies on Tuesday.
FARGO, N.D. — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., flanked by five other Democratic senators, and producer/processors from their states, launched an effort Wednesday to re-up federal support for biofuels.
As the ideas and initiatives of young farmers are becoming more prevalent in the agricultural industry, the use of social media is becoming a deciding factor between the success or failure of a business endeavor.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is forecasting North Dakota's 2013 spring wheat crop to be down 10 percent from last year. The department in its crop production report forecasts the crop based on Aug. 1 conditions at 229.6 million bushels, unchanged from the July forecast.
It's important to acknowledge the contributions of agriculture. If you’re like many Americans, your answer to “Where does your food come from?” is the grocery store, when in fact, this is just where it’s distributed. In reality, many people are unaware of agriculture in their lives, and what it takes to have food on their table.
Today, Beef Products Inc.'s revenues have plummeted from more than $650 million to about $130 million a year, and three of its plants are shuttered. Company officials blame the abrupt falloff on a series of ABC News broadcasts that began last March - stories that repeatedly called its product "pink slime."
P.J. Huffstutter and Martha Graybow
March 07, 2013
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