THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Eggners Ferry Bridge Reopened: But for how long?
There have been a lot of events that took place this past Memorial Day weekend that deal with historic bridges. One of course was the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge in... Posted on 5/28/12 at 9:59 AM
NDSU EXTENSION SERVICE NDSU Offers Farmland Leasing Workshops
Strong commodity prices and high production costs have made it more difficult for operators and landowners to successfully determine appropriate farmland lease arrangements.
Landowners, renters and o... Posted on 2/1/12 at 3:58 PM
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Partnerships - a combining of talents, energy, thoughts and efforts to accomplish a goal.
Simple concept...used everyday in a hundred different ways. Sometimes partnerships are created to meet our in... Posted on 12/3/11 at 12:26 PM
STORM TRACKER Snow Cover
It's a sunny day over much of the upper-midwest this afternoon. Therefore, most of the "white" you see in the image below is snow cover. I thought it would give you all a perspective on who has snow a... Posted on 3/15/11 at 4:37 PM
A chance to conduct business on even a small piece of North Dakota’s more than 39 million acres of farmland has not come cheap in recent years, as the price per acre continues to rise.
Kevin Pifer, a former North Dakota Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture who heads Pifer’s Auction and Realty in Bowman, said land values have tripled over the last six years.
“Farmland values increased around 30 to 40 (percent) last year but leveled off in November,” he said. “The market remains really strong and very confident.”
Following a Stark County Courthouse evacuation over a possible gas leak Tuesday, the County Commission learned it may have the opportunity to buy back about 15 acres of land near the site of the new hospital.
A Bismarck estate planning expert took area farmers and ranchers back to school Wednesday during his presentation on “Intgrating Farm and Ranch Planning with Mineral and Surface Income,” which took place in the Legends Ball Room at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in Dickinson.
St. Joseph’s Hospital and Health Center purchased roughly 32 acres for about $1 million from the Stark County Park Board earlier this week to use for the construction of a new hospital and medical complex.
Land and mineral right owners may not know that another party has placed interest on those assets. Officials are concerned that recording laws allow incorrect claims to be filed which leads to a convoluted legal haze for owners, investors and attorneys.
Myron Hanson, whose family has farmed in Bottineau and Williams counties for more than a century, will go to Bismarck next month to lobby the North Dakota Legislature, appealing for tighter regulations on energy companies’ access to and use of their land during development.
DENVER (AP) — The Obama administration plans to reverse a Bush-era policy and make millions of undeveloped acres of land once again eligible for federal wilderness protection, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Thursday.
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