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Trump talks ag labor and trade at the American Farm Bureau Convention
January 18, 2019 - 11:10am
Admist the backdrop of the government shutdown, President Trump talked about the importance of a border wall, but also an ag labor fix and, of...
NDSU works through ag research funding cuts
January 11, 2019 - 10:00am
Despite research funding cuts, work continues at NDSU, and universities and research centers around the country, thanks to checkoff dollars....
Acreage expected to shift to more corn next season: Many farmers still on the fence
January 8, 2019 - 6:00am
Farmers regionally and nationally are talking about planting more corn and fewer soybeans in 2019. This follows a year of disastrous soybean...
Attorney worked to stop foreclosures during ‘80s farm crisis
January 7, 2019 - 6:00am
BISMARCK — Sarah Vogel was uniquely prepared to have a leading part in the 1980s farm crisis.
A Look Back: The 1980s Farm Crisis
January 3, 2019 - 2:59pm
The North Dakota lawyer who helped many farmers through the farm crisis of the 1980’s and one farmer who managed to survive it. Watch the...
President Trump announces second trade aid payment for farmers
January 1, 2019 - 6:00am
WASHINGTON — The nation’s farmers will be receiving a second trade aid payment under USDA’s Market Facilitation Program. President Donald...
Welcome to the largest farm toy store in the U.S.
December 28, 2018 - 9:28am
Le Mars, Iowa, has long been known as the "Ice Cream Capital of the World." However, this northwest Iowa town is also home to another hidden...
Beef: Tips for cooking perfection
December 20, 2018 - 5:36pm
Cooking that perfect prime rib or holiday roast can be intimidating. Michelle Rook got some tips from the experts at the South Dakota Beef Industry...
USDA to release second round of trade aid payments to farmers
December 17, 2018 - 5:28pm
BISMARCK -- Farmers affected by the ongoing trade war with China will receive a second round of aid payments to help make up for price losses,...
Christmas on the Ranch: With a Purpose
December 14, 2018 - 9:21am
The Circle C Ranch is trying to help people have a real Christmas with a live nativity scene, petting zoo, sleigh rides, and more country Christmas...
Cupkie Christmas Village is a true holiday experience!
December 7, 2018 - 1:51pm
Cupkie Christmas Village is more than a tree farm, it's a holiday experience, grown from one family's desire to expand their operation. Watch...
AgweekTV: World's largest steam engine built in South Dakota
November 30, 2018 - 9:01am
An Andover, S.D., native made history by recreating and restoring the world's largest steam engine, a labor of love that took years to complete....
Hoeven hopeful for a completed farm bill this week
November 28, 2018 - 1:38pm
WASHINGTON — What will happen if there is no final version of the farm bill by the end of the week? Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., doesn’t want...
What do the midterm elections mean for agriculture?
November 25, 2018 - 4:37pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The midterm elections resulted in the Democrats regaining control in the House and Republicans picking up additional seats...
South Dakotans Thankful for Feeding South Dakota
November 21, 2018 - 6:00am
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Thousands of cans and boxes of donated food line the shelves from the floor to the roof in the Feeding South Dakota warehouse...