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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...
Passion and Finances: Drivers for part-time farmers
August 16, 2019 - 8:55am
With less money being made on the farm these days, the need for off-farm jobs is more important than ever. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV...
Minnesota farmer also has full-time job at Digi-Key in Thief River Falls
August 13, 2019 - 6:00am
STEPHEN, Minn. — It’s a soggy July weekday morning — the good-looking crops don’t need more moisture — and the afternoon is destined...
Sugar industry spearheads super PAC for Peterson
August 12, 2019 - 6:00am
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota sugar producers are spearheading a new super PAC, called the Committee for Stronger Rural Communities, formed...
Celebrating Farmers Market week
August 10, 2019 - 8:30am
The number of farmers markets in the U.S.
Unlicensed Wyoming-based grain buyer did business in South Dakota for 15 years, PUC says
August 7, 2019 - 5:31pm
PIERRE, S.D. —A Wyoming feed company is facing a possible injunction for buying South Dakota grains after doing business in the state for over...
Sen. Hoeven, FSA chief detail trade aid payments as ‘stopgap’ for farmers
August 5, 2019 - 5:25pm
FARGO — U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., hosting a top U.S. Department of Agriculture official, told farm group leaders the first part in a second...
Life-threatening crash just a bump in the road for North Dakota farmer
August 5, 2019 - 6:00am
KENMARE, N.D. — It was June 6, 2017, and planting was behind.
Road to recovery: Young ND farmer gets second chance
August 3, 2019 - 8:30am
Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.comGet the latest agri-weather outlook with WDAY's Andrew Whitmyer
From ‘field to pint’: North Dakota malting company provides farm story to brewers
August 1, 2019 - 6:00am
BISMARCK — Sometime around 2014, John and Donovan Stober were sitting at the table, discussing ways to add value to their crops. The Stobers...
USMCA trade agreement will happen, proponents say
July 29, 2019 - 6:53pm
GRAND FORKS — Though the United States has not yet ratified the United States Mexico Canada Agreement, its proponents are confident it will....
'Cows are awesome': Working Grasslands Partnership uses managed cattle grazing to benefit habitat and wildlife on expired CRP lands in North Dakota
July 28, 2019 - 9:00am
WELLS COUNTY, N.D.