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Work to start next spring on $1B water pipeline for Red River Valley
May 13, 2019 - 6:05am
FARGO — An infusion of $30 million will enable construction to begin next spring on a $1 billion pipeline that will deliver Missouri River...
AgweekTV: 70th Harvest
October 29, 2018 - 11:19am
An 88-year-old Georgetown, Minn., sugarbeet grower celebrates a milestone. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather...
'Mother Nature turned off the spigot': Too dry, too long in central ND
September 24, 2018 - 7:08am
WASHBURN, N.D. — Rick Tweeten has been farming since 1986. The Washburn farmer knows all too well that in some growing seasons, the weather...
ND drought free as producers enjoy wetter days, 'fantastic' crops so far
July 10, 2018 - 4:31pm
DICKINSON, N.D.—There's been a lot of thunder, lightning and rain in western North Dakota this past week, emblematic of a fairly wet summer...
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...
AgweekTV: Biotech Labeling
May 19, 2018 - 8:30am
USDA releases biotech labeling draft and hopes to implement rule by late summer. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest...
AgweekTV: ND Ag Tech Pioneer
March 10, 2018 - 8:30am
Lanny Faleide has used technology to help farmers improve their bottom line for more than 24 years. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com...
AgweekTV: Minnesota millennial farmer
February 10, 2018 - 9:42am
Zach Johnson, from the small town of Lowry, Minnesota, has connected with farmers from all over the world, thanks to his informative, and often...
Outlook: Drought may continue in parts of ND
February 7, 2018 - 9:27pm
BISMARCK—The drought North Dakota experienced in 2017 could continue into 2018, according to Adnan Akyuz, state climatologist and professor...
Farmers 'wait and see' as dry conditions could persist into spring
February 5, 2018 - 9:38pm
FARGO — The lack of snowfall this winter is contributing to drought conditions that have persisted throughout most of North Dakota—conditions...
ND has one of the best weather monitoring systems in the US. Here's how it works.
November 11, 2017 - 8:30am
NDAWN or North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network is a popular tool with farmers and ranchers. North Dakota is known to have one of the best...
AgweekTV: Beer and Barley
November 4, 2017 - 8:30am
Montana is a big barley producing state and a growing number of craft breweries are putting it to use in beer. The Beaver Creek Brewery at Wibeaux...
AgweekTV: Crop Loss
October 28, 2017 - 8:30am
Many soybean growers are reporting crop damage and yield loss from dicamba herbicide drift. But, as Mikkel Pates found, some growers are finding...
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
September 25, 2017 - 10:12am
PETTIBONE, N.D. — Most of North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana have experienced drought conditions this year. Livestock producers, in...
Drought's toll likely billions of dollars for ND economy
August 13, 2017 - 6:15am
North Dakota's harvest will be significantly less than last year's because of the ongoing drought, and though it's still early, the state's lead...