FARGO, N.D. — Happy anniversary, land grants.
North Dakota State University hosted a Great Plains Land-Grant Summit June 12 and 13 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of federal legislation that made possible state college and universities such as NDSU, the University of Minnesota, South Dakota State University and Montana State University. More than a century later, those universities remain vital for teaching, research and extension of agricultural and other information to the masses.
FARGO, N.D. — A one-of-its-kind commodity trading room on the campus of North Dakota State University in Fargo is still expected to open this fall, despite a delay in its renovation, says the NDSU professor spearheading the project.
EDINBURGH, Scotland — Neil Gudmestad tells audiences he’d like to change the name of “zebra chip,” disease to “zebra complex.” But it seems the powers of an international potato disease expert have their limits.
FARGO, N.D. — David Buchanan, a North Dakota State University professor in the Animal Sciences Department, has agreed to become the associate dean for academic programs in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources.
BUFFALO LAKE, Minn. — A beef kill plant being refurbished and expanded in a central Minnesota town is partly owned by a key beef custom client — Lincoln Provision Inc. — of the North American Bison Cooperative Inc.
Sheyenne, N.D., farmer Mark Seastrand expects to plant roughly twice as many barley acres this spring as a year ago. A lot of other North Dakota farmers will be planting more barley, too, if the U.S. Department of Agriculture is right.
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Like other college seniors across the country, Matthew Krueger, Theresa Hamel, Luke Langerud and Alysia Osowski are counting down the days until graduation. Unlike many of their peers, the four University of Minnesota-Crookston students aren’t concerned about landing work after graduation: they’ve had jobs lined up for months.
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