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Trump bankers question his portrayal of financial comeback
N.D. Dems rebuke Heitkamp for Clinton endorsement
Undocumented immigrants given roles at DNC
Kaine’s crime-busting past may hurt Clinton’s outreach to blacks
Obama signs opioid addiction bill into law
crime and courts
nation and world
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
Reducing children's exposure to violence starts with ‘stronger political will’
VCRs -- an ‘80s living room wonder -- to go out of production this month
Community Health Needs Assessment report available online
Griffey, Piazza set for Hall of Fame induction
Nunez delivers as Twins outlast Red Sox
Scoreboard of July 23, 2016
North Dakota boys 18th, girls 25th at conclusion of NHSFR
Dickinson’s Casey Vernon captures hobbies feature win despite several cautions
Monke: We need more visits like Giancarlo's
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
good bad and ugly
Diane K. Berger
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
January 28, 2016
Arkansas weed expert warns N.D. farmers about herbicide resistance
FARGO -- Ford Baldwin painted a bleak picture of weed control at a recent workshop in Fargo exploring the future of ag production. "When we delivered the message in Arkansas, our farmers didn't listen," he said. "A lot of them tell me they wish they had." Baldwin, of Practical Weed...
January 28, 2016 - 3:11pm
Symposium features seed industry’s major players
FARGO -- A free symposium Feb. 5 will bring together top officials from the four largest seed and chemical companies concerned with weed resistance. The Weed Resistance Regional Symposium is sponsored by Peterson Farms Seed of Harwood, N.D., and will run 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Holiday...
January 28, 2016 - 3:07pm
January 27, 2016
N.D. crop land values drop 9 percent, Appraisers see decline from 2013
FARGO -- North Dakota cropland values declined about 9 percent in 2015, and pasture land and rental rates came down, but not as much. Those are two conclusions of a survey of actual sales and rental arrangements reported by the North Dakota chapter of the American Society of Farm...
January 27, 2016 - 5:37pm
January 26, 2016
Proposed hog farm ignites corporate farming debate, Issue headed for June primary ballot test
FARGO -- The 9,000-hog farm planned in rural Cass County is allowed under current laws, but advocates contend large livestock operations will mushroom unless voters reject newly passed exemptions in a law restricting corporate farming. Pipestone Holdings' Rolling Green Family Farms...
January 26, 2016 - 6:00am
January 25, 2016
A tradition returns, KMOT Ag expo set for Jan. 27 to 29
Crop and livestock prices rise and fall, but the KMOT Ag Expo doesn't miss a beat. "We're expecting another good year," says Todd Telin, who manages the show in Minot, N.D. "Everything points to that." The 45th annual event -- billed as the "largest indoor agricultural show in the...
January 25, 2016 - 9:34pm
January 22, 2016
Big data pros, cons, Connectivity will affect farmland value
JAMESTOWN -- If a farmer's equipment collects and shares data, should he be concerned that he could get in trouble if the government uses the data to find he was over-applying fertilizer or using the wrong chemical? "I think you should, because you've proven to us that you've applied...
January 22, 2016 - 1:51pm
January 21, 2016
Precision ag helps farmers handle growing opportunities
JAMESTOWN -- Howard Dahl of Amity Technology says precision agriculture will allow farmers to do things they've never done before. Dahl talked...
January 21, 2016 - 4:10pm
January 19, 2016
'Improved' insurance option: 2016 changes to Whole Farm Revenue Protection
A good thing -- the Whole Farm Revenue Protection program -- has gotten even better in 2016, crop insurance agents and others say. "We think it will be an improved program," said James Robinson, research and policy associate with the North Carolina-based Rural Advancement Foundation...
January 19, 2016 - 6:00am
January 14, 2016
Bean-based business gives woman sense of pride
GRAFTON -- North Dakota-grown beans have been helping a Grafton woman with intellectual disabilities run her own business for the past 10 years. Doris Rudnik sells bottles of a nine-ingredient soup mix with pinto beans, red kidney beans, red lentils, baby lima beans, split yellow...
January 14, 2016 - 8:59pm
January 11, 2016
5th Precision Ag Summit set for Jan. 18 and 19 in Jamestown, N.D.
FARGO, N.D. -- The Precision Ag Summit hovers into Jamestown, N.D., for its fifth annual appearance, with topics ranging from unmanned aircraft systems to "big data" and the financial returns for precision agricultural investments. The event will be held Jan. 18 and 19. Like its predecessors,...
January 11, 2016 - 11:18pm
December 27, 2015
New crop insurance boosts farm diversification
BISMARCK -- Officials think education could increase interest in a new type of crop insurance that also may give farmers who diversify a boost....
December 27, 2015 - 12:00am
December 23, 2015
2016 crop profits aren't promising
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Andy Swenson has studied crop prices and farm profitability for decades. And for many years he's helped to prepare the annual North Dakota State University Extension Service Projected Crop Budgets, which estimate revenues and costs for selected crops in the coming...
December 23, 2015 - 6:00am
December 15, 2015
Past their peak: Experts say it's time to rework cropland rental rates
It would seem simple: Crop prices and farm profitability have plunged, so the rent that farmers pay for cropland will plunge, too, right? The...
December 15, 2015 - 6:00am
December 10, 2015
S.D. cattlemen ponder sustainability
PIERRE, S.D. -- In a world of volatile prices and regulation, the South Dakota Cattlemen's Association is working to make sure the environment...
December 10, 2015 - 6:20pm
Time to bet on barley? Speaker promotes crop used for feed, malting
FARGO -- No barley, no beer. It's a slogan Steve Edwardson, executive administrator of the North Dakota Barley Council, mentioned a few times...
December 10, 2015 - 6:04pm