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South Dakota cattle scheme
May 25, 2019 - 8:30am
Victims of a Ponzi scheme-like cattle operation say it will affect farm families for generations. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com...
Trade talks testing North Dakota farmers
May 22, 2019 - 5:41pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota farmers are feeling the crunch of a combination of things this spring, and maybe the hardest part is that they can’t...
Rancher, former legislator Ryan Taylor joins Ducks Unlimited policy team
May 22, 2019 - 1:37pm
BISMARCK — Ryan Taylor, a fourth-generation rancher, published author, former policy maker and advocate for rural people and rural places,...
Farmers under pressure
May 18, 2019 - 8:30am
Tough times in ag are taking a toll on mental health. Farmers and ranchers need to make sure they're taking care of themselves. Watch the...
With grain trader owing millions, ND Legislature moves regulation from PSC to Ag Department
May 13, 2019 - 7:00am
BISMARCK — Last fall, state Rep.
May Beef Month: It's what's for dinner!
May 10, 2019 - 12:09pm
May is Beef Month and a time we recognize the economic impact the industry makes across the country and thank cattle producers for their hard...
Farm fertilizer may be in short supply in region
May 8, 2019 - 5:50pm
Potential for a short-time tight supply of fertilizer may cause another headache this spring for farmers in northeast North Dakota and northwest...
North Dakota Grain Growers Association votes to leave national association
May 7, 2019 - 2:57pm
WEST FARGO - The North Dakota Grain Growers Association has voted to withdraw from the National Association of Wheat Growers after its president...
The Pinke Post: Family farms need to be inclusive to stay viable
May 5, 2019 - 6:00am
Do you ever make conversation with your car service driver? I usually do not, but in late February this year, I had the best Uber driver experience...
Future of Farming: First autonomous farm in region
May 4, 2019 - 8:30am
Local, state and national leaders attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the region’s first autonomous farm. Watch the full episode of...
Organic farmers eager to plant, waiting for soil temps to rise
May 4, 2019 - 6:00am
MENOKEN, N.D. — Planting season is arriving just about right on schedule for Thane Dockter, a certified organic farmer from Menoken, just east...
Northwest Minn. farm kid helps get dairy message out: Bjerga serves as National Milk’s VP of communication
May 2, 2019 - 6:00am
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Alan Bjerga thought he’d leave the farm far behind in Minnesota, but he discovered his knowledge of growing up in dairy...
NDSU ag marketing team takes top honors for oat-based ice cream at student competition
May 1, 2019 - 6:00am
FARGO — North Dakota State University’s National Agri-Marketing Association marketing team’s idea for an oat milk ice cream made a big...
South Dakota farmers had only 1.6 days fit for field work last week; planting late
April 30, 2019 - 11:36am
PIERRE, S.D. - In the week ended Sunday, April 29, South Dakota’s farmers had 1.6 days “suitable for field work,” the USDA’s National...
After brain tumor, rancher's return to sales ring brings out emotions
April 29, 2019 - 6:25am
WING, N.D. — Troy Vollmer can remain pretty stoic while talking about the events of the past months, the difficult calving season stacked...