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CROOKSTON, Minn. -- Attorneys in the CHS Inc. vs. Anderson Seed Co. Inc. trial in District Court in Polk County, Minn., have filed briefs, summarizing what they hope will be...
FARGO -- The 2015 sugar beet harvest is winding down in the Red River Valley and will be one of the largest yields on record. Officials at the region's two farmer-owned cooperatives say 95 percent of the harvest was complete by Oct. 13, and the rest likely will be done before the end of the week -- Thursday to Sunday, depending on location.
BRUCE, S.D. — Richard Adee told his high school sweetheart, Alice Bergstrom, that he wanted to be the “largest beekeeper in the world.” More than 60 years later, he has met that goal and more.
MADISON, Wis. -- The Dakotas again were competing for dairy industry interest at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., last week. The event this year was themed "Dairy in our DNA." It again attracted more than 70,000 attendees from more than 90 countries.
BISMARCK -- The president of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association said a list of national regulatory threats for the cattle industry is topped by the Environmental Protection Agency's Waters of the United States rule.
BISMARCK -- At its annual meeting in Bismarck, the North Dakota Stockmen's Association examined the state's anti-corporate farming law, but stopped short of making any policy decisions about it. About 450 cattle producers attended the group's 86th annual convention Sept. 24 to 26. No policy proposals were offered on either side of the issue.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In rare meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and a small group of lawmakers encouraged the president to work on human rights and other efforts that could loosen trade with that country, including North Dakota agricultural exports.
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- A small meat company in Rapid City offers a niche within a niche -- field-harvested bison meat marketed as both stress-free for the animals and good for the environment. Wild Idea Buffalo Co. field-harvests bison so a live buffalo doesn't go through a feedlot, into a transport truck or through a traditional slaughter plant.
FARGO, N.D. -- On Oct. 4, AgweekTV will debut on KELO-TV of Sioux Falls, S.D., expanding the reach of a program that began broadcasting in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota less than a year ago. Kirsten Stromsodt, Agweek content director, says the program will air statewide in South Dakota on Sundays -- 6:30 a.m. Central time and 5:30 a.m. Mountain time. The program also can be seen at www.agweek.com under the AgweekTV tab.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- A new crop of young people is entering the business of agriculture, and one new entry point is the Dakota Precision Ag Center at Lake Region State College in Devils Lake -- a program that touts an up-close and personal approach. The Dakota Precision Ag Center also is responsible for some workforce training conducted by LRSC.