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5 questions for ... Rachel Gray, 4th generation family farmer and rancher, Blackduck, Minn.
Q: What is your role in agriculture today? A: My husband, parents and I own and operate a cow-calf operation in Blackduck, Minn. My family has...
5 hours 8 min ago
South Dakota considers buffer strip bill
PIERRE, S.D. — A bill in the South Dakota legislature would give landowners a tax break for keeping riparian buffer strips along streams, rivers and lakes. Senate Bill 66 would define a riparian buffer strip and set out that such a buffer strip would be assessed at 60 percent...
6 hours 38 min ago
The $3,000 Pie
In the buffet of misinformation that graces social media about food and farming, farmers and their real life accounts are the most valuable...
7 hours 38 min ago
Balancing risk versus reward, farmers weigh planting durum
PLAZA, N.D. — Durum always has been a big part of Keith Deutsch's life. Besides raising the crop, the 60-year-old Plaza, farmer promoted...
8 hours 8 min ago
Farm bill process starts again: What could go wrong?
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Journalists like me haven't had much time to "recover" from the "ups and downs" of what finally became the 2014 farm...
8 hours 38 min ago
February 18, 2017
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
Farmers need to look for low-investment opportunities to increase income in this tough ag economy. That was just some of the advice from lenders...
February 18, 2017 - 8:30am
Renville County buffer law meetings slated Feb. 27-28
OLIVIA — Four meetings over two days in separate locations will be conducted in Renville County to provide information on the new buffer...
February 18, 2017 - 7:34am
February 15, 2017
USDA looks at size, profits of family farms
WASHINGTON — Family farms are one of the most controversial topics in modern agriculture. There's widespread disagreement on what constitutes a family farm and what doesn't. A new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture won't end the debate, but does shed light on family...
February 15, 2017 - 4:07pm
February 14, 2017
Titan Machinery to close 15 stores in Minn. and N.D. as part of dealership restructuring
WEST FARGO, N.D. — Fifteen stores in a network of agriculture and construction equipment dealers headquartered here will soon close, including...
February 14, 2017 - 9:03pm
February 13, 2017
Welte: Land use and legalities
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — One development I have seen in my law practice is the need for legal services based upon the desire of "city slickers" to have a "rural experience." This may mean forming a business entity for an "agritourism" operation, like a pumpkin patch, a corn maze...
February 13, 2017 - 8:00am
Brothers harvest viral gold with ag-themed videos
Three young brothers who live and work on the family farm have found themselves in the world spotlight. The Peterson Farm Bros. started creating...
February 13, 2017 - 7:51am
Unsettling China, Mexico trade ideas
FARGO, N.D. — Corn, soybean and wheat exporters in the region can strap in for a bumpy ride if existing multi-country trade deals are scrapped...
February 13, 2017 - 4:00am
February 11, 2017
Genetic study may make ancient quinoa a grain of the future
WASHINGTON—Quinoa, the sacred "mother grain" of the ancient Inca civilization suppressed by Spanish conquistadors, could become an increasingly...
February 11, 2017 - 6:29pm
February 7, 2017
2017 farm profitability projections mixed
WASHINGTON — Depending on how you cut the numbers, the U.S. farm economy could get a little weaker — or a little stronger —...
February 7, 2017 - 4:34pm
Women in Ag Network's annual conference coming Feb. 16 in Willmar
WILLMAR — With the current shaky farm economy likely to continue and a need for information to help make good business decisions, a growing...
February 7, 2017 - 4:31pm