RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Letter to Dave... Posted on 9/11/14 at 5:30 AM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Stay safe in difficult harvest
Farming is a dangerous profession, with injury and death all too common, statistics show.
It's not that farmers are careless or lackadaisical about safety. Far from it. But when you're tired -- physi... Posted on 9/9/14 at 10:26 AM
A beautiful weekend marked by high temperatures got southwest North Dakota’s wheat harvest rolling, farmers said Monday.
But, the momentum likely won’t last long as frost-producing temperatures and rain in the forecast for the next three days look to slow the already-late production season.
Farmers are sorting out damage from a string of storms that hit parts of eastern North Dakota and west-central Minnesota on Wednesday and Thursday. Some areas were hit with as much 4 inches, leading to flash flood warnings in several counties. Some reported high winds and hail, too.
Dry weather helped North Dakota farmers over the past week, but a shortage of propane and storage space has slowed the corn harvest, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service said Monday in its weekly crop progress report.
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