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August 27, 2014
State mill posts second-highest profit ever
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Mill posted its second-highest profit on record in fiscal year 2014 and is off to a strong start in 2015, but concerns linger about rail service delays, President and General Manager Vance Taylor said Tuesday. For the year ending June...
August 27, 2014 - 9:17am
August 14, 2014
Rail service shortage continues as farmers get ready for new harvest
FORDVILLE, N.D. — Crews at Fordville Cooperative Marketing Association’s elevator loaded a 100-car unit train Sunday. For the next three days, a constant convoy of farm trucks large and small rolled through town, most of them delivering spring wheat from last year’s...
August 14, 2014 - 10:22am
July 29, 2014
BNSF whittles down late cars
FARGO, N.D. — Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway reported 3,908 past-due agricultural rail cars as of July 17, down about 14 percent from the previous week’s 4,561. The past-due single-car orders were an average of 26.6 days late, compared with 30.2 days the previous week....
July 29, 2014 - 3:35pm
New report shows fewest cattle in US since 1973
The U.S. cattle herd on July 1 was the smallest it’s been since the federal government began issuing data in 1973, according to a new report released July 25. There were 95 million cattle and cows nationwide, 3 percent less than two years earlier, says the National Agricultural...
July 29, 2014 - 10:26am
July 16, 2014
Grand Forks County OKs farmland valuations
The Grand Forks County Board of Equalization gave the green light to highly contentious farmland valuations at a meeting Tuesday. The average valuation will be about 1 percent less than the 2013 average. But about a dozen landowners who came to the meeting...
July 16, 2014 - 9:09am
July 15, 2014
BNSF limiting freight sales, CP counts on late harvest
FARGO, N.D. — Agricultural train shipments are getting a little better, but not as fast as Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway had expected. Some farmers and elevator operators are worried about harvest shipments. In the second in...
July 15, 2014 - 11:47am
West-central North Dakota crops look good, but need warmth
Most fields and pastures in Mercer County and southern McLean County in north Dakota are thriving, a blend of vibrant green and yellow that reflects ample moisture. But there are patches of blue and brown, too, a sure sign that rains have been too persistent and...
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July 15, 2014 - 11:05am
July 12, 2014
Local farmer sues ag pesticide applicator for spraying him with toxic chemicals
KRAGNES, MN – A Kragnes farmer is suing a Moorhead-based agricultural pesticide applicator for dousing him with pesticides while he was working on his family’s farm three years ago, causing what he alleges are serious, long-term health issues. The lawsuit, filed...
July 12, 2014 - 9:22am
July 8, 2014
North Dakota crops report to be in good to excellent condition
Despite a wet spring and several severe thunderstorms so far this summer, most major crops in North Dakota are reporting to be in decent shape. Good news from North Dakota Ag department representatives, who say most crops appear to be in good to excellent condition. Most farmers...
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July 8, 2014 - 10:35pm
July 7, 2014
Minnesota officials target nitrates contaminating groundwater
Minnesotans are spending millions of dollars to deal with nitrate contamination in their water, and the state agriculture department says it's time to insist that farmers do more to prevent the problem. Critics say regulators have moved too slowly as the problem worsens,...
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July 7, 2014 - 8:01pm
Northwood plant eyes public start Monday
An oilseed crushing plant in Northwood, N.D., is expected to reopen to the public Monday. The Prairie Premium Oil plant eventually could expand to other crops, but has no immediate plans to do so, said Kent Weston, the company’s president. “I think we’ll be...
July 7, 2014 - 5:08pm
July 3, 2014
North Dakota corn, soy crops looking good
North Dakota corn and soybean crops both were rated 85 percent good to excellent in the June 22 crop report by the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Much of southeast North Dakota received another 1 to 3 inches of rain. Temperatures in the eastern part of the...
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July 3, 2014 - 4:11pm
July 2, 2014
For new farmers, ranchers, farm bill offers encouragement, incentives
CRARY, N.D. — Ever since he was a child, Adam Leiphon wanted to one day work the land his family has farmed since 1934. Now 31, he has been preparing to take over the 2,500-acre family farm, working alongside his father and uncle since 2009 to learn the ropes of the trade. ...
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July 2, 2014 - 11:10am