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PIERRE, S.D. — As harvest season is underway, the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission encourages grain producers, buyers and warehouses to review state laws and rules regarding the purchase and storage of grain. Understanding these state policies is an essential step for producers and buyers to protect their investment.
FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Soybean Growers Association held officer elections during a recent Board of Directors meeting. NDSGA officers re-elected included President Joe Ericson of Wimbledon, Vice President Ryan Pederson of Rolette and Secretary Greg Gussiaas of Carrington, North Dakota. Kasey Bitz of LaMoure, North Dakota was elected treasurer.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Agriculture Department has awarded 24 grants totaling more than $2.7 million to promote the development, cultivation, production and sales of specialty crops in North Dakota.
DENVER —Uncertainty over trade policy, weather and African Swine Fever dominated agricultural markets last quarter, causing greater volatility across the industry that’s affecting producers, supply chains and end users, according to the latest https://cobank.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=75484d53ce4d97e97464df... " target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-saferedirecturl=" https://www.google.com/url?q=https://cobank.us12.list-manage.com/track/c...
All-terrain vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death and injuries in agriculture in the U.S., so the Agri-Safe Network will offer a webinar to address the situation and possible solutions. The webinar, scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 3 at noon Central Time, will address the differences between recreational and agricultural ATV incidents, identify strategies for elimination or substitution to prevent injury, recognize engineering controls like roll-over protective structures and crush prevention devices, identify personal protective equipment and more.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Midwest Dairy, the organization representing 7,000 dairy families across the Midwest, announced that the Corporate Board of Directors has chosen Molly Pelzer as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Pelzer, who currently serves as Midwest Dairy’s chief experience officer, succeeds outgoing CEO Lucas Lentsch and will assume the role Oct. 1.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that producers currently participating in federal crop insurance who had in 2019 a payable prevented planting indemnity related to flooding, excess moisture or causes other than drought will automatically receive a “top-up” payment. Producers will receive the payment from their Approved Insurance Providers (AIPs) starting in mid-October.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Japan on Wednesday, Sept. 25, reached a partial trade agreement for certain agriculture and industrial goods, as well as on digital trade. The countries have indicated they will continue working toward a comprehensive agreement.
Do you wonder how milk gets to your table, how many sweaters the wool of one sheep will make or how a horse can sleep standing up? For the answers to these questions and many more, come to the 10th annual “Moos, Ewes and More!” hosted by North Dakota State University’s Animal Sciences Department. This free, family-friendly event will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the NDSU Equine Center on 19th Avenue North in Fargo.