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Rains are too much, too late for farmers
September 10, 2019 - 8:52pm
EDINBURG, N.D. — Gray clouds spitting rain on his eyeglasses, Lindsey Fingarson pulls up a rain gauge from the soggy ground on his farmstead...
At Big Iron Farm Show, panel highlights role of those pushing through aid payments
September 10, 2019 - 4:38pm
WEST FARGO, N.D. -- U.S. Department of Agriculture checks to farmers will play a vital role in economic survival in 2019, a year of devastating...
Grand Forks student asks for wheat samples from farmers to make 'The Bread of North Dakota'
September 9, 2019 - 7:00am
GRAND FORKS — Oliver Dalmi believes it’s time North Dakota wheat and the farmers who grow it get the recognition they deserve. Dalmi, a senior...
Inside the used car dealership of North Dakota grain embezzler: Manager says he never knew about ill-gotten grain
September 9, 2019 - 6:00am
Lettuce Abound: Minnesota farm grows crop aeroponically
September 7, 2019 - 8:30am
Lettuce Abound Farms grows seven different varieties of lettuce using no natural sunlight and just 4% of the water typically needed. Watch...
Wet weather hampering crops, causing quality concerns in North Dakota
September 3, 2019 - 12:45pm
WILLISTON, N.D. — Wet weather is raising quality concerns for wheat and pulse crops in scattered areas of North Dakota, depending on how mature...
Victims of multi-million dollar grain-marketing fraud still wonder where money went
September 2, 2019 - 6:00am
GRENORA, N.D. — Wade and Breann Fischer likely won’t go to Bismarck on Nov. 12, the day Hunter Hanson is scheduled to be sentenced in a federal...
NDSU relives history of wheat
August 31, 2019 - 8:30am
A new project at NDSU is looking at every hard red spring wheat variety NDSU has ever developed. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Ag...
Pacific Northwest soybean shipments down as North Dakota officials eye trade disputes
August 28, 2019 - 4:08pm
BISMARCK — Soybean exports out of the Pacific Northwest, the primary destination for North Dakota's crop, are down 40% this year amid continuing...
Expanding her agricultural career: Part-time farmer, agronomist plants her own crop
August 26, 2019 - 6:00am
ST. THOMAS, N.D. — Kevin Lee has known Emma Papenfuss all her life and has seen her working on his farm countless times over many years. Asked...
Bee Innovative aims to boost bees
August 23, 2019 - 9:21am
An Australian tech company is working with UND's UAS Program to increase pollination. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com
High-tech pollination program begins work in sunflower fields
August 22, 2019 - 6:00am
BISMARCK — Bee boxes sit to the west of Clark Coleman’s sunflower field north of Bismarck. Honeybees play a vital role in pollinating sunflowers,...
Dakotafest panel discusses potential pros, cons of legalized hemp in South Dakota
August 21, 2019 - 8:30pm
South Dakota's ongoing conversation about the possibility of legalizing industrial hemp took center stage Wednesday morning, Aug. 21, at a Dakotafest...
'I'll do it until I'm dead': Farmer uses banking job to help pursue his passion
August 21, 2019 - 6:00am
BADGER, Minn. — Farming and ranching can be challenging, especially when commodity prices are poor and income is limited. The U.S. Department...
Big-game hunting embezzler from Minnesota imprisoned in North Carolina
August 19, 2019 - 6:00am
BUTNER, N.C. — Jerry Hennessey, who used money from the elevator he managed in Minnesota to pay for big-game hunting trips, on July 29 reported...