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Minnesota company focuses on grain elevator safety
March 24, 2020 - 12:40pm
MANKATO, Minn. — While on-farm grain entrapment deaths have grabbed headlines this year, grain elevators are not immune to the same kinds of...
Proper spring grain drying and storage critical
March 24, 2020 - 11:59am
FARGO, N.D. - Stored grain needs attention as outdoor temperatures rise. As outdoor temperatures increase, stored grain requires attention to...
Business amid pandemic
March 23, 2020 - 5:13pm
Karla Santi was excited about her recent business plans, one which was to move into a new facility in Sioux Falls. But the coronavirus pandemic...
Producers shouldn’t change planting plans
March 23, 2020 - 3:12pm
FARGO, N.D. - Producers should not change their spring planting intentions because of the
PRAIRIE PEOPLE: Week of March 19
March 19, 2020 - 9:10am
Ackerman-Estvold hires new operations and maintenance technician Minot, N.D. – Justin Andre has joined the Ackerman-Estvold Minot office as...
NDSU awarded $1.5 million grant to boost entrepreneurial efforts
March 19, 2020 - 6:55am
FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State University Research & Technology Park has been awarded $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce...
How the census impacts business
March 19, 2020 - 6:15am
BISMARCK, N.D. - Kevin C. Iverson, census office manager for the North Dakota Department of Commerce, recently answered a number of questions...
Insights & Intuition
March 19, 2020 - 5:30am
Q: What role does social media play in your business? What ways do you use it for work? Social media has been a game changer for the advertising...
Producer prices for final demand increased over the past year
March 17, 2020 - 10:57am
Producer prices for final demand rose 1.3% for the 12 months ended in February 2020. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic said on Tuesday that...
Don’t let containment ponds overflow, NDSU says
March 16, 2020 - 2:12pm
FARGO, N.D. - This year’s spring thaw could cause problems for North Dakota livestock owners. Livestock owners with dirty-water containment...
North Dakota had lowest unemployment rate in January
March 16, 2020 - 10:53am
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - North Dakota had the country’s lowest unemployment rate in January, according to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor...
Deadline nears for producers to enroll in ag risk program
March 13, 2020 - 12:47pm
WASHINGTON - Agricultural producers who have not yet completed their 2019 crop year elections for and enrollment in the Agriculture Risk Coverage...
PRAIRIE PEOPLE: Week of March 12
March 12, 2020 - 10:53am
Edgewood Healthcare’s Senior Living Division names new president GRAND FORKS, N.D. • Robert J. Ford Jr., a resident of Grand Forks, recently...
Supply chain expert: Watch for counterfeit goods and start managing risks around Coronavirus
March 12, 2020 - 10:43am
RAPID CITY, S.D. — The run on toilet paper, hand sanitizer and face masks at retail outlets around the nation is one example of the kind of...
$8.3 million set for ND State Mill upgrade
March 12, 2020 - 10:23am
BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Industrial Commission on Monday, March 9, approved spending $8.3 million for an upgrade in the scales in...