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Major pulse crop marketer, a victim of tariffs, weather, files Chapter 11 bankruptcy
July 15, 2019 - 6:00am
BISMARCK — One of North Dakota’s outstanding pulse crop marketers has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and reorganization, a victim...
Sanford helps high school athletes 'beef up'
July 13, 2019 - 8:30am
Student athletes in high school football programs across South Dakota are learning more about how to incorporate beef into their sports training...
Census of Agriculture confirms family farms still dominate the market
July 11, 2019 - 6:00am
Let’s be honest: Most Upper Midwest farmers and ranchers didn’t pay much attention when the 2017 Census of Agriculture was released this...
No-till farm earns South Dakota Leopold Conservation Award
July 10, 2019 - 6:00am
FRANKFORT, S.D. — Conservation is a conscious choice for the Johnsons, this year’s winner of the South Dakota Leopold Conservation Award....
Agriculture department wants to help farm kids with stress
July 7, 2019 - 7:30am
State officials say the financial and emotional challenges affecting Minnesota farmers has hit farm kids even harder. "We all know that kids...
Eastern North Dakota town roasts exactly 312 turkeys during annual summer barbecue
July 3, 2019 - 2:48pm
Population of tiny North Dakota town booms one weekend each summer thanks to turkey barbecue. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.comGet...
Plaintiffs honored after fighting the feds on behalf of American Indian farmers — and winning
July 2, 2019 - 9:00am
BISMARCK — A charitable trust set up to dole out hundreds of millions of dollars from the federal government’s Obama-era discrimination settlement...
Study: Climate change affecting crop production
July 1, 2019 - 8:15am
It’s likely that climate change already is affecting world crop production — hurting it in some areas, helping it in others but on balance...
Flags on Farms: Patriotism Displayed (Part 1)
July 1, 2019 - 7:47am
You often see flags flying proudly over farmland or displayed on farm buildings as you travel along highways or county roads.
Research finds wheat bran could be used to treat water, clean oil spills
June 30, 2019 - 3:30pm
MAYVILLE, N.D. — Students at Mayville State University are studying new ways wheat bran and chickpeas can be used to help the agriculture industry...
Late start, cool temps, but still ‘there’s a little hope’: Central North Dakota crops at least 2 weeks behind
June 26, 2019 - 6:00am
DAWSON, N.D. — A wet spring followed by a cool early summer means crops in the central part of North Dakota are between two or three weeks...
Third year of drought spelling ‘big trouble’ in northern North Dakota, southern Canada
June 24, 2019 - 6:00am
TOWNER, N.D. — While much of the Midwest struggles with flooding and soggy conditions, farmers and ranchers in northern North Dakota and southern...
Famous agriculture name is back
June 22, 2019 - 8:30am
The Amity brand of seeding tools is bringing back the storied Concord name. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.comGet the latest agri-weather...
Minnesota farmer suing the state charged after products test high for THC
June 19, 2019 - 2:12pm
LANESBORO, Minn. — A Lanesboro hemp farmer who sued the Department of Agriculture for revoking his license now faces criminal charges after...
The Sorting Pen: Learning the ag history of the region through biography
June 19, 2019 - 6:00am
Years ago, after I had devoured normal first-grade reading offerings, my mom suggested I might enjoy Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Little House”...