STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Farmers and ranchers enjoy hunting, too
Finishing harvest is the priority of Upper Midwest farmers right now. But a close second for many is filling their deer tag.
North Dakota's deer gun season begins on Friday, Minnesota's on Saturday. ... Posted on 11/7/14 at 2:52 PM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS Poll finds people in Ill., Conn., most likely to move
It's an undeniable fact that our entire region needs more people. Nearly every industry is experiencing labor shortages that, in some cases, are impacting businesses' ability to meet demand for their ... Posted on 4/30/14 at 3:09 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Role Models: Do We Need Them?
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Domestic sheep rather than traditional farming equipment can be used to manage fallow and terminate cover crops for farmers who grow organic crops. The sheep can help save money, reduce tillage, manage weeds and pests and reduce the risk of soil erosion
Robert E. “Bob” Lee, a rancher from Judith Gap, Mont., and respected leader in the agricultural community, will receive an honorary doctorate in animal and range sciences from Montana State University during the university’s spring commencement May 9.
HELENA, MONT. - The Montana Food and Agriculture Development Center Network, in conjunction with the USDA Specialty Crop Program and the Montana Department of Agriculture, will sponsor Food Safety Management System Tool Kit trainings in three locations throughout the state.
Chad Groos, 41, farms two miles north of Coleman, S.D., with his father, Andy, and brothers Eric and Grant. Groos says his family is fortunate this year, compared with those farther south plagued by severe drought.
BISMARCK, N.D. — In the days of the Wild West, disputes over trespassing livestock likely were resolved more often by a neighborly agreement, or perhaps by finding out who was the quicker draw. Since that time, a substantial body of law has developed regarding the liability of livestock owners when their cattle or other livestock cause damage to property of another.
FARGO, N.D. — American Crystal Sugar Co. officials deny new union claims that a labor lockout has more than doubled processing costs for 2011 beets. They acknowledge costs have increased, but say farmer-owners already know about the costs, and say the company is seeing its replacement hires as a possible permanent workforce.
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