Planting progress for North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and surrounding states is far below normal for mid-May. Farmers have been delayed in getting the 2022 crop in the ground due to late cold temperatures and now excessive rain and storms.
Brokers handling American Crystal Sugar Co. stock share sales say the 2021-22 selling season saw a record high average of $4,217. The brokered share sales for the Moorhead, Minnesota-based co-op account for less than 1% of planted acres in the co-op.
Audubon North Dakota received the Environmental Award from the River Keepers for its Urban-Woods and Prairie Initiative in the Fargo-Moorhead community. The initiative was founded in 2014 to increase bird habitat along the Red River.
Richard Zollinger, a long-time North Dakota State University Extension Service weed scientist, has been honored by the Western Society of Weed Science in their Fellows Awards. He was an innovator in the Wide World of Weeds annual conferences and was known for his study of dicamba herbicide drift issues.