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Franchuk joins county commission
ND budget outlines need for cuts, priorities, Dalrymple says
I-94 now open between Dickinson and Valley City
Standing Rock casino becomes refuge as storm hits protest camp
Blizzard blasts region with up to 19 inches of snow, howling winds that close down most ND roads
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Bulldogs boys basketball stressing defense to take next step
NCAA puts a stop to NDSU 'Thunderstruck" intro video for playoffs
Goedert having 'dream' season for South Dakota State
NDSU's Werner not opposed to playing North Dakota twice in one season
As Wild road trip wears on, Graovac accustomed to suitcase living
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Barbara Rose Secrest
Audrey J. Cline
John R. Metz
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
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February 13, 2013
Oil, corn strengthen ND's contribution to US fuel supply
TAYLOR -- North Dakota's contribution to the domestic fuel supply lies in both its production of oil and corn, farmers learned Tuesday at the Taylor Farm Institute. From oil production predictions to a look into the future and what markets will hold for the price of crops this year,...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Farm Rescue picks 200th family to help
WYNDMERE -- Charles Hardie couldn't help but smile as he sat atop the combine with blades chewing down stalks of yellow corn at a rhythmic pace near here Thursday afternoon. Hardie watched his monitor as the bushels per acre bounced between 190 and more than 200.
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
August 12, 2012
The call of corn art: Corn Palace, museums entice SD city tourists
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Presidents and tourism go together in South Dakota, thanks to the famous faces on Mount Rushmore. But there's another tourist...
August 12, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
ND crops expected to rebound from 2011 flooding
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Wheat production in North Dakota is expected to rebound from the flood-plagued 2011. The Department of Agriculture's first forecast for 2012 pegs North Dakota's staple spring wheat crop at 230 million bushels, up 37 percent from last year. Durum wheat production...
August 10, 2012 - 9:36am
August 9, 2012
Breeding for the future: Farmers seek hardier cattle for drought, climate change
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Corn farmers mow fields as drought worsens
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Some cornstalks in fields around the farm where David Kellerman works stand tall, but appearances can be deceiving....
July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Growing season filled with joys, woes
This year's corn crop has lived up to the old adage, "Knee-high by the Fourth of July," Mott farmer Darwyn Mayer said. "In previous years, we've struggled with cold springs, but it's been pretty warm here so far and this year the corn will be knee high by the Fourth of July," said...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 30, 2012
Northern farmers expect strong corn prices
GRAND FORKS -- Rallying farm commodity marketing prices driven by expectations of a poor harvest in the hot, dry central Corn Belt are causing...
June 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 24, 2012
Cash Crop: There's billions on the line in the farm bill, but where does it all go?
JAMESTOWN -- A couple billion dollars for wheat here, another billion for corn there, a few hundred million for soybeans -- maybe more for barley...
June 24, 2012 - 12:00am
June 18, 2012
Crop development continues to progress across ND
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Crop development continued ahead of schedule across much of North Dakota last week but farmers continue to worry about insects harming their crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop, livestock and weather report that barley is 92 percent...
June 18, 2012 - 5:10pm
February 14, 2012
Supply-demand crunch pinching ethanol industry
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Falling fuel demand, an ethanol oversupply and high corn costs could lead some Midwest biorefineries to cut back or idle production until profit margins improve, industry analysts said. Troy Gavin, general manager of the Midwest Renewable Energy ethanol plant...
February 14, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
ND governor hopes to keep Walhalla plant operating
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple has offered state assistance to try to keep an ethanol plant in northeastern North Dakota operating. Archer Daniels Midland Co. plans to close the Walhalla plant in April, ending 61 jobs. The agribusiness conglomerate says the plant isn't...
February 8, 2012 - 7:27am
May 18, 2011
Fields wet and prices strong
Last spring, Ayr farmer Bruce Hagen had all his wheat and corn planted by the end of April. At the time, crop prices were poor. This spring, crop prices are strong, but wet fields had prevented him from planting any fields by early May. "Yes, there's a big difference," he says...
May 18, 2011 - 12:00am
April 2, 2011
ND ethanol plant increases production
CASSELTON -- A two-year-old ethanol plant west of Casselton has increased its annual production capacity to 150 million gallons of ethanol per year. The Forum newspaper reports that the Tharaldson Ethanol plant is now capable of using 54 million bushels of locally grown corn per...
April 2, 2011 - 8:27am
August 22, 2010
Acting (sweet) corny
Get the dental floss ready because area sweet corn is being harvested and some have begun selling at Dickinson's Farmer's Market. "This year...
August 22, 2010 - 12:00am