Aster leafhoppers are uncommon in North Dakota — so uncommon that Janet Knodel, North Dakota State University Extension Service entomologist, is drawing on a 1932 paper for information on how to fight them.
CHICAGO — CME Group announced May 1 it will expand electronic trading hours in its Chicago Board of Trade grain and oilseed futures and options beginning May 14. This will expand market access to CBOT corn, soybeans, wheat, soybean meal, soybean oil, oats and rough rice futures and options on CME Globex to 22 hours per day.
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The North Dakota Public Service Commission was on-site at Falkirk, N.D., on Monday, looking into the books of the Falkirk Farmers Elevator in McLean County, in response to reports that the company had closed its doors late last week.
FARGO, N.D. — A late-October survey of North Dakota farmers who were later than normal getting their small grains crops in the bin has resulted in a few changes to the official U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates for the state.
Duane and Chantra Boehm, who farm five miles southeast of Richardton, have finished harvesting their oats and winter rye crops and are starting their hard red spring wheat. “It’s an average to above-average crop. Nature plays a big part,” Duane Boehm said. It’s a busy time, but an exciting time at the farm.
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