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Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
Man charged in Michigan airport stabbing tried to buy a gun before attack
Burgum opens applications for State Water Commission
Fargo becomes one of few fire departments in the region to fly its own drone
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Things your wedding server will never tell you
How do you keep a family together after a divorce?
Jung's seventh-inning homer lifts Dickinson Roughriders
From the floor up: Lewis builds on small DSU women’s basketball team in first season as head coach
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
UPDATE: Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls, give up LaVine, Dunn
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Port: Kevin Cramer says Democrats caught in "academic bubble" where "socialism makes sense"
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
David J. Gross
Sister Adele (Verena) Wehri
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
UPDATED: Manning fire destroys three homes; no injuries reported
What can you get for a few nickels?
What can one get for 20 nickels? Sorting and saving change out of one's pants pockets at the end of day still continues. This takes place even though, in today's credit card-driven world, the concept of change is quickly becoming an abnormality. I don't think one would turn down...
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am
April 17, 2010
BeefTalk: Review the report card
While memories of the calving season are still fresh in your mind (and your calving book is your reference book of choice), now is the time to review this year's calving distribution. Evaluate how your management is working. It takes a calf to be a cow-calf producer, so what does...
April 17, 2010 - 12:00am
April 10, 2010
BeefTalk: Bull check up time
In the midst of calving, some attention needs to be given to the bull because bull fertility is not guaranteed and not something that can be turned off and on. What we forget in the management of bulls is that the expectation is for the bulls to breed cows through a very defined...
April 10, 2010 - 12:00am
March 20, 2010
BeefTalk: Calving time, so far, so good
The calving season this year is far better than last year's misery. Perhaps a regretful reminder is in order. A year ago, the Dickinson Research...
March 20, 2010 - 12:00am
March 13, 2010
BeefTalk: No sun, no fun
When the sun is out, the calves, cows and horses are happy. The rancher, farmer and family are happy. A long period without sunny days definitely turns the tide away from happiness. Perhaps that is why the saying "a cloudy day" has so many meanings. Sunlight impacts living things...
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2010
BeefTalk: Ear tags have it
Lately, the subject of ear tags has been a major discussion topic. Perhaps, with more interest and demand for age- and source-verified calves, the reality that today's producer not only markets a calf, but also markets the information about that calf, is hitting home. While the free...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
February 20, 2010
BeefTalk: Breed percentile tables, performance unveiled
Judging by the mail, the bull selling season is here. Many bull catalogs have arrived and more are to come. Each bull sale catalog has unique...
February 20, 2010 - 12:00am
February 13, 2010
Today's beef cattle are the result of selection processes that have been refined for centuries. Producers have developed a strong genetic base and are designing cattle to meet the production criteria needed to fit their individual environments. Producers simply do not round up rogue...
February 13, 2010 - 12:00am
February 6, 2010
BeefTalk: We want to avoid using the word "baffling" for a good reason
The science and art of livestock selection can be baffling. If one does a quick check on the Internet for the meaning of baffling, one finds it means "to frustrate or check (a person) as by confusing or perplexing." That is a very relevant point. The art of livestock selection started...
February 6, 2010 - 12:00am
January 30, 2010
BeefTalk: Thank you to the brown coverall brigade
There is always a good side to everything. Sometimes, knowing that life is good is sufficient. Agriculture is a daily exchange with nature....
January 30, 2010 - 12:00am
January 16, 2010
BeefTalk: Can you afford to develop replacement heifers?
The Dickinson Research Extension Center and the North Dakota Beef Cattle Improvement Association (NDBCIA) have rejoined forces to demonstrate and document a heifer development program. The NDBCIA and the center had a similar project in the late '90s. Developing heifers is not as...
January 16, 2010 - 12:00am
January 2, 2010
Have you ever been around someone who knows everything? However, in this case, I mean those people who actually do know a good share of stuff. Granted, this is not a question concerning memory recall but an inquiry into how, as beef producers, we seek to obtain the answers we need...
January 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 28, 2009
BeefTalk: Young minds, more questions
How does someone reach out and make a living in the beef business? There are many paths. Knowing which path will be the most profitable and...
November 28, 2009 - 12:00am
November 21, 2009
BeefTalk: With every ear tag, there should be a cow attatched
At a recent meeting, the only item on the agenda was to determine what to print on next year's ear tags. What made the meeting exciting were the new tags the printing was going on. Animal identification is not new. North Dakota Beef Cattle Improvement Association members have...
November 21, 2009 - 12:00am
November 7, 2009
BeefTalk: We Too Are Resting in Someone's Hand
There is a time to set aside the business of life and simply do. Even the best-run business, cattle or otherwise, cannot deny that, in the end, someone else is in control, regardless of who we are, and really does not ask for input. What may seem like important notes in our daily...
November 7, 2009 - 12:00am