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Dickinson educators view documentary about reforming traditional learning
Trump to meet Mexican president Wednesday
Teacher, spouse who died in murder-suicide had been accused in sex case
USFS extends Dakota Prairie Grasslands Demonstration Project for 10 years
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255 barrels of produced water spills in Billings County
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
How to stop credit card fraud while traveling
Veeder: At the ranch, circle of life can be tough to witness
Texting changes all punctuation rules. Period.
Celebrating the first 100 years: Sacred Heart Monastery observes anniversary of becoming an independent Benedictine commuity
DSU welcomes global exchange students from Pakistan, Tunisia
Midgets volleyball drops West Region opener to Demons
Lots of intriguing QBs out there on the market for Vikings
UND prepares for opener at Stony Brook
Prized Twins reliever might go to fall league
Indians hand Twins 12th straight loss
Holten: Behind the scenes with a pickup man
It's a good thing Kaepernick can choose to sit during national anthem
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Port: DHS audit revealed shameful conduct which put children at risk
Omdahl: National interests taking over state initiatives
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Ilene (Hanel) Gill
Richard "Dick" Hegge
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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
July 15, 2014
North Dakota counters trend of fewer beef cows
GRAND FORKS — In almost five decades of raising cattle, Frank Matejcek hasn’t seen prices as high as they are today. That’s due in part...
July 15, 2014 - 12:00am
May 22, 2014
Beef Talk: Start your calf vaccinations now
As calving winds down and calves are settled with their mammas, the inevitable day will come when the calves need to get a round of vaccinations. It is much like the old days when the school made the announcement that the county nurse was coming along with a bag full of needles. Terror...
May 22, 2014 - 11:13pm
March 20, 2014
Beef Talk: Are your cows ready to rebreed?
By Kris Ringwall The question of the day: Are the cows ready to breed? For many cattle operations, the calving season got started in mid-March, so it will be in full swing soon. I hope the nutritional plan is in place and the cows are doing fine. Although nutritional adjustments...
March 20, 2014 - 8:15pm
March 6, 2014
Ranchers mull feedlot expansions
More livestock producers are considering adding or expanding livestock feeding operations in North Dakota, officials said. Scott Ressler, environmental services director for the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association, says about seven feedlots are in development in the state, compared...
March 6, 2014 - 9:05pm
Grabbing the bull by the EPDs
The act of purchasing a bull is turning more and more into an exact science. With advancements in modern technology — especially in the...
February 6, 2014 - 11:06pm
January 30, 2014
NDSU meat scientist says beef can be part of healthy diet
FARGO — North Dakota State University researcher Eric Berg says beef’s reputation as being unhealthy is likely undeserved. Berg, a meat...
January 30, 2014 - 11:28pm
January 9, 2014
No shortcuts in the beef business
By Kris Ringwall Once again, Mother Nature reigns and we follow. The challenges that cow-calf producers face are immense. The wind, temperature extremes and just the sheer forces of nature are mind-bending. Given the recent cold wave across the country, walking across cold snow...
January 9, 2014 - 10:07pm
January 2, 2014
Calves that create fervid gusto are good
By Kris Ringwall Buying bulls means buying a good bull with structure, fertility and the desired traits that correspond to a market driven to buy the offspring with fervid gusto. Most livestock buyers purchase with gusto, but the right genetics will add fervor. With fervor comes...
January 2, 2014 - 10:30pm
December 19, 2013
Beef Talk: Bull buying and headaches
By Kris Ringwall As the year wraps up, the process of buying a bull picks up and new bulls are great, but what about the old bulls? Although one wants to keep lots of openness when reviewing new bulls, truth be told, there is a wealth of information available on most bulls that...
December 19, 2013 - 8:46pm
September 20, 2013
Beef Talk: Fall, a window of opportunity for thin cows
Plan ahead, because now is the time to think about those thin cows, not next winter prior to calving. In a broad sense, a moderately milking...
September 20, 2013 - 12:00am
August 15, 2013
Ringwall: New ventures come with unprotected risk
Perhaps one is somewhat handicapped in the beef business without a marketing background. Marketing information is continuous and certainly needed....
August 15, 2013 - 5:46pm
May 24, 2013
Beef up for higher prices
Beefing up could mean meat eaters will have to open up their wallets a little wider this summer, as the price of beef and other meats continue...
May 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 6, 2013
The cow jumped over the moon and beef prices may do the same
FARGO -- With the arrival of spring, it won't be long before steaks and burgers start sizzling and popping on backyard grills. But be aware:...
April 6, 2013 - 12:00am
August 31, 2012
Grazing in cattle country
There is no question about where the beef is in North Dakota.
August 31, 2012 - 12:00am
August 23, 2012
Calif. congress members ask USDA to reopen plant
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Three Central California congressmen cited the region's high unemployment Thursday while asking the federal government to reopen a slaughterhouse at the center of a cruelty and food safety investigation. Republican lawmakers Devin Nunes, Kevin McCarthy and...
August 23, 2012 - 3:47pm