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FBI hate crime rate down in ND, but may be missing 7 Fargo cases
Divide dahlias in fall for winter storage
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N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
North Dakota has potential to tap federal drone integration program
American Crystal piles record-high tons
Deadline approaches for hay assistance
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
Getting a dog might just save your life
Missing: Four cats. Reward: $100,000
The reviews are in for Josh Duhamel in ‘Call of Duty: WWII,’ and he did pretty OK
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Denver uses power-play goals to get split
Century wins third straight Class A volleyball title
Raiders end Blue Hawks season in first-round rout
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
Experience will guide Twins as they weigh extensions for budding stars
Commentary: GMOs provide additional food choices
Letter: Get something ‘constructive done’
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Letter: Stop valuing winning over governing
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April 16, 2016
Richardton ethanol plant looks to future after debt is paid
RICHARDTON -- The Red Trail Energy ethanol plant is heading into the 2016 farming season free of debt and with its sights on the future. The nine-year-old investor-led company, which crushed corn into more than 54 million gallons of ethanol last year, informed investors at the company’s...
April 16, 2016 - 6:07pm
February 7, 2016
Ag commissioner: 2016 outlook ‘pretty dismal’ for farmers
Doug Goehring may be North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner, but at the end of the day, he’s still a farmer. Like any farmer, he has to...
February 7, 2016 - 6:02am
December 8, 2015
North Dakota corn staff reorganizes
FARGO, N.D. -- The North Dakota Corn Utilization Council has downsized its staff, including eliminating the office manager post held by a veteran state legislator. Scott German of Oakes, N.D., chairman of the NDCUC, confirmed that state Rep. Blair Thoreson, R-N.D., was laid off as...
December 8, 2015 - 6:00am
November 30, 2015
Ethanol supporters wanted higher Renewable Fuel Standards mandates
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Biofuel supporters say the newly released and long-awaited Renewable Fuel Standards mandates, though a step in the right direction, are too low.
November 30, 2015 - 5:07pm
October 8, 2015
Profit-taking, advancing U.S. harvests snap rallies
CHICAGO -- U.S. grain futures retreated from their highest prices in more than two months on Wednesday under pressure from advancing U.S. harvests and profit-taking ahead of key crop reports. Declines in corn snapped a four-day rally that was fueled by expectations the U.S....
October 8, 2015 - 2:31pm
September 4, 2015
Crop prices on the decline
Consecutive years of record-setting yields of corn, soybeans and wheat are driving down the per-bushel price, North Dakota State University crop...
September 4, 2015 - 11:00pm
July 14, 2015
Wildfire smoke from Canada shouldn’t cause significant crop damage
GRAND FORKS — Growing crops need sunlight and heat — and smoke from Canadian wildfires meant less of both for Upper Midwest fields in late June and early July. Though the persistent haze and overcast skies aren't expected to do significant damage to crops, some, particularly corn,...
July 14, 2015 - 11:11pm
July 9, 2015
Fired North Dakota corn group executive alleges conflicts of interest
FARGO -- The former executive director of the North Dakota Corn Utilization Council confirmed that he was fired, and has written a letter about what he called governance conflicts of interest involving some of the organization's board members. On June 23, Tom Lilja abruptly resigned...
July 9, 2015 - 10:51pm
July 7, 2015
Thousand-year-old charred corn, sunflower kernels unearthed at Thomsen Center Archeodome in SD
MITCHELL, S.D. — Each year, something new is uncovered at the Thomsen Center Archeodome at the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village. But this year, the big find has been something small. Researchers working the archaeological site along Lake Mitchell have discovered troves of small,...
July 7, 2015 - 11:36pm
June 26, 2015
ND corn growers executive director resigns abruptly
FARGO -- Tom Lilja, the executive director of both the North Dakota Corn Utilization Council and the North Dakota Corn Growers Association, resigned abruptly June 23. Paul Belzer, chairman of the NDCUC, would only say the council had "accepted Tom's resignation." He declined several...
June 26, 2015 - 2:34pm
May 18, 2015
Frost threatens northern U.S. corn; rains soak southern Plains
CHICAGO -- Freezing temperatures will threaten emerging corn plants in North Dakota while rains linger this week in the southern U.S.
May 18, 2015 - 2:22pm
November 27, 2014
Winter’s arrival interrupts corn, sunflower harvest
GRAND FORKS —The first 85 percent of the Upper Midwest corn and sunflower harvest went well, thanks to warm, dry weather in October and early November. Winter’s mid-November arrival complicates harvesting the final 15 percent. “Then they were, quite literally, shut down in...
November 27, 2014 - 8:40pm
November 3, 2014
Local farmers hit or miss on corn and sunflower harvest
NEW ENGLAND -- Corn and sunflower harvests are in full swing across southwest North Dakota, but it is difficult to gauge how the farmers are faring. Farmers and agronomists say that yields are dependent upon several factors this year, including planting date, geographic location...
November 3, 2014 - 12:36pm
September 11, 2014
Big crop gets bigger: USDA raises U.S. corn, soybean estimates
WASHINGTON — U.S. corn and soybean production in 2014, already pegged at record highs, will be higher than expected a month ago and somewhat above trade expectations, the U.S. government said on Thursday, triggering a swift drop in Chicago grain markets. Soybean futures fell...
September 11, 2014 - 12:43pm
August 15, 2014
Teens give life back to the kernels: Pollinators walk fields to help seed company develop new lines of corn
SABIN, Minn. — Every summer dozens of teens and adults walk acres of cornfields near this western Minnesota town, pollinating the plants. It’s...
August 15, 2014 - 10:58pm