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June 16, 2015
Rancher faces trial for lying about cattle lost in autumn blizzard in 2013
RAPID CITY, S.D. — After a surprise, early October blizzard in 2013 killed perhaps as many as 80,000 cattle in western South Dakota and parts of neighboring states, there was an outpouring of support from the agriculture community across the nation, raising about $5.4 million in...
News/crime and courts
June 16, 2015 - 11:30pm
Beef prices continue to rise as grilling season approaches
GRAND FORKS — Grillers likely will be greeted by higher beef prices this summer, a trend caused in part by slowed production. Average prices for a range of beef cuts, from chuck roast to ground beef, have increased over the past few years, according to federal data. U.S. Department...
May 16, 2015 - 9:19pm
May 14, 2015
NDFU ‘confident’ in corporate farming vote
BISMARCK — With a month left to gather signatures, North Dakota Farmers Union is confident voters will get to weigh in on the state’s corporate farming law. NDFU is petitioning to refer recently passed corporate farming law exemptions to a vote in 2016. Mark Watne, president...
May 14, 2015 - 3:55pm
April 24, 2015
Ranchers from drought states turn to northern states for cattle
BILLINGS, Mont. - It was only a matter of time before ranchers began replacing the 4.3 million American cattle lost to drought since 2012. Now,...
April 24, 2015 - 1:00am
April 9, 2015
Vanished from a southern Minnesota farm, missing bull semen worth $70,000
LEROY, Minn. - It might look like an old milk canister, but the container pilfered from a southern Minnesota farm held a different kind of moo...
April 9, 2015 - 6:58pm
April 3, 2015
Baumgarten: Cattle branded for protection, not showmanship
As a kid, I showed cattle. We carted, or rather trailered, registered Herefords around the Midwest. Sometimes we lost, sometimes we won big. And sometimes, we felt like the judge was either blind or didn’t know what a good animal was. Part of the trials and tribulations of showing...
April 3, 2015 - 9:57pm
March 27, 2015
North Dakota branding laws upheld for imported cattle
BISMARCK - North Dakota Board of Animal Health members voted down a request by a 4-3 margin to end the branding of imported registered dairy...
March 27, 2015 - 12:32pm
March 22, 2015
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
HEBRON — The Woroniecki Brothers are known for raising commercial cattle, but Florian Woroniecki says he raises grass. “They always say,...
March 22, 2015 - 7:30pm
February 13, 2015
Changes to anti-corporate farming law debated: Bill draws support from dairy, pork industry
BISMARCK — A bill that would partially lift North Dakota’s ban on non-family corporate farming drew strong support Friday from dairy and...
February 13, 2015 - 11:36pm
January 18, 2015
N.D. family puts money down on beef feedlots
ELGIN -- When Blaine Ottmar's two sons moved their families back to their hometown of Elgin, he had to find a way for the family farm to support the new additions, which included six grandsons. After weighing his options, he settled on a feedlot rather than renting more farmland...
January 18, 2015 - 9:48pm
Drop in dairy discouraging: Some say corporations should be allowed to own dairy operations in N.D.
BISMARCK -- A drop in the number of North Dakota dairy farms -- from 350 in 2000 to 91 today -- has led to scrutiny of a state law that allows...
January 18, 2015 - 9:46pm
January 3, 2015
Christmas for cattle producers: Beef prices, big hay crop produce optimism
Plentiful hay supplies and record-high beef prices made this a Christmas to remember for Upper Midwest cattle producers, especially after widespread drought and storms in 2012 and 2013. “There’s just a big sigh or relief. Folks are feeling a little more secure going into 2015,”...
January 3, 2015 - 12:06am
December 4, 2014
Powerful cow antibiotic often misused by farmers
It is one of the most potent antibiotics used by U.S. cattle and dairy farmers, the key component in the top-selling drug line of Zoetis, the...
December 4, 2014 - 11:23pm
December 3, 2014
Meeting for cattle producers set in Richardton
The Independent Beef Association of North Dakota is sponsoring an informational meeting concerning the cattle industry at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Richardton American Legion Club. R-Calf USA CEO Bill Bullard of Billings, Mont., will talk about the recent ruling of the...
December 3, 2014 - 10:37pm
November 11, 2014
Winter storm hits U.S. Plains, upper Midwest
CHICAGO — The first big winter storm of the season dropped up to 8 inches of snow in the Dakotas by Monday afternoon, but is not seen as a significant threat to crops or livestock, forecasters said. The snowfall is likely to stall just the last of the autumn harvest in those areas....
November 11, 2014 - 10:04pm