Becky Kopp Dunham, co-owner of Together Counseling and its “Farm to Farm Services,” talks about pressures from uncertainties coming to bear on North Dakota farm and ranch families. Sean Brotherson, a North Dakota State University Extension family specialist, describes the multi-state grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that can help farmers under stress.
National Agricultural Genotyping Center in Fargo has been running DNA tests on dead honeybees from across the country since 2016.
They started by testing for nine viruses and two bacteria in adult bees. Now they can test for 18 different pathogens.
The gut microbiome has been shown to play a role in ways that are both positive and negative in health. A team of researchers from Sanford Health and North Dakota State University will explore whether certain gut bacteria can trigger stress eating.