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Gate City Bank debuts SecureID hand-scanning technology
September 17, 2018 - 6:45am
FARGO — Customers of Gate City Bank may have noticed the teller lines moving a bit faster in recent weeks. The speedy service is thanks...
AgweekTV: Visas denied for Big Iron visitors
September 15, 2018 - 8:30am
The Big Iron International Visitors Program had only 50 participants this year due to the U.S. State Department denying far more visas than in...
Technology 'unification' project digs into hundreds of North Dakota state systems, websites
August 26, 2018 - 8:02am
BISMARCK—Information technology serving North Dakota state agencies totals more than 800 "legacy" IT systems and 160 websites, according...
AgweekTV: The Changing Face of Ag
July 28, 2018 - 8:30am
Upper Midwest agriculture is seeing more diversity. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with...
AgweekTV: Dicamba Damage in 2018
July 14, 2018 - 8:30am
Off-target drift is a problem again this crop season. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with...
The land of milk and money: Dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
July 4, 2018 - 3:10pm
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Phillip Rotz fears for his family's future in dairy farming. His small 55-cow farm, Twin Oaks Dairy south of Detroit...
Commentary: Trump didn’t invent the Internet, but he's bringing it to rural America
June 13, 2018 - 4:22pm
Rural Americans have been left in the dust of the modern technology age as the rest of the country speeds through the 21st Century. Today’s...
AgweekTV: One-of-a-kind dairy
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
Success in today's dairy industry revolves around efficiency and technology. Mikkel Pates visited a robotic rotary parlor that's only the second...
A tech pioneer talks: Satellite imagery's role in ag
March 12, 2018 - 7:02am
FARGO — Lanny Faleide is a farmer turned technological pioneer whose work has been praised by NASA. For 24 years, his self-described "bleeding-edge"...
Electric cars sales, efficiency continue to grow
February 20, 2018 - 7:27pm
DULUTH—If Northlanders really wanted to be like Norwegians we'd stow the cross-country skis and stoic love of cold and buy a Tesla. Norway...
Dilly dilly! How barley is turned into beer
January 13, 2018 - 8:30am
We'll take a look inside the Anheuser-Busch Malting Plant in Moorhead to see how local barley is made into malt, a key ingredient in Budweiser...
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
Digi-Key one step closer to breaking ground on $300 million expansion in northern Minn.
January 8, 2018 - 8:03am
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Mayor Brian Holmer said the Thief River Falls City Council recently approved the equivalent of an environmental...
AgweekTV: A Voice for FFA
January 6, 2018 - 8:30am
FFA is credited with the success of many students. We found a Fertile-Beltrami high school student who is finding the organization to be a real...
Is that a garage? Side-imaging technology brings bottom of the Red River into focus
December 7, 2017 - 5:38pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—As a Coast Guard-licensed catfish guide, Brad Durick of Grand Forks uses technology to locate the whiskery denizens of...