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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...
Cyberattack on health: What hospitals are doing to protect your medical records
March 8, 2016 - 11:05am
DULUTH, Minn. -- You trust your health provider with your most personal information. Is it safe with them? Maybe not. "I think I can say health...
Right on time: Thiken to debut new app to track city buses
March 8, 2016 - 10:36am
FARGO--Waiting at a bus stop on a frigid January day can be miserable, even for a North Dakota native. It can be downright unbearable for international...
Dakota Carrier Network announces data center expansion in Bismarck, N.D.
March 2, 2016 - 4:21pm
BISMARCK, N.D. - Dakota Carrier Network, headquartered in Fargo, N.D., is expanding its Bismarck data center. The 30,000-square-foot expansion...
Group meets monthly to discuss UAV opportunities
February 25, 2016 - 10:54am
FARGO--Mark Nisbet remembers firsthand how swift the current of the Souris River was moving during the 2011 flood in Minot. The spokesman for...