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NDSU Extension, FSA to host online series
1 hour 43 min ago
FARGO – Producers and others involved in agriculture will have an opportunity to learn about the programs still available to them during a...
N.D. agriculture commissioner says non-essential ag activities should be canceled or postponed
April 6, 2020 - 5:15pm
BISMARCK, N.D. — Non-essential agriculture activities should be cancelled, according to a North Dakota state agriculture commissioner.
NDSU to host webinar series about grazing cover crops
March 31, 2020 - 9:45am
FARGO – Agriculture producers will have the chance to learn about grazing cover crops at an upcoming webinar series hosted by the North Dakota...
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...
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...
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...
$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...
Livestock producers should prepare for flooding
March 10, 2020 - 11:25am
FARGO, N.D. - Floodwaters can rise quickly, cutting off access to feed and/or water for livestock. Livestock producers should make plans for...
Researcher works to make ag more water friendly
February 27, 2020 - 8:45am
MORRIS, Minn. — Kara Nell likens her work to developing a very special claw game. Nell, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University...
USDA sets hemp insurance pilot program
February 27, 2020 - 8:40am
FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State University agricultural economist David Ripplinger wants everybody to get one thing straight: hemp is a niche...
Difficult harvest creates grain storage hazards
February 20, 2020 - 9:05am
FARGO, N.D. – Because of difficult harvest conditions last fall, grain may have been stored with higher than normal moisture content, which...
Deadline nears for ag producers to enroll in Conservation Reserve Program
February 18, 2020 - 3:21pm
Time is running out to enroll in this year’s Conservation Reserve Program. The deadline to sign up is Feb. 28, according to the U.S. Department...
Soybean group seeks farmers to fill national board position
February 13, 2020 - 8:48am
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Soybean farmers can apply to fill one of four seats with the United Soybean Board. The term would be three years, according...
Ag producers have until Feb. 28 to enroll in Conservation Reserve Program
January 30, 2020 - 8:17am
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Agriculture producers have until the end of February to enroll in the Conservation Reserve Program 2020. Those interested...