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Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
Drones involved in two pipeline protest criminal cases
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Letter: Measure 4 doesn't have enough specifics
Eric Ross Abraham
Kenneth "Ken" Gerving
Anne Short Johnson
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
August 26, 2011
Barley production slips in North Dakota
SHEYENNE -- Barley always has been part of Mark Seastrand's life. The crop was grown on his family farm when he was a boy, and the Sheyenne farmer continues to raise it. But though Seastrand still likes barley, he's not growing as much of the crop as he once did. "Barley has to...
August 26, 2011 - 12:00am
August 20, 2011
Ag commissioner, farmers talk farm bill in Bismarck
BISMARCK (AP) -- Crop insurance, research and export promotion should be among the top priorities in the next federal farm bill, say spokesmen for North Dakota agricultural groups, who are bracing for cuts in federal spending. "We'll have less resources to work with," said Shane...
August 20, 2011 - 12:00am
August 19, 2011
Research center finds benefits in crop rotation
The idea of crop rotation might make some farmers dizzy, but studies done by the Dickinson Research Center have found one crop to be an outstanding...
August 19, 2011 - 12:00am
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
May 3, 2011
New Salem getting large grain terminal
NEW SALEM (AP) -- Farmers have voted to make the New Salem Farmers Union Elevator a part of Southwest Grain, a division of CHS Inc. According to AP, reports that Southwest Grain plans to build a 1.6 million-bushel terminal at the city west of Bismarck that will be capable of loading...
May 3, 2011 - 7:49am
May 2, 2011
Salmonella contamination prompts tomato recall
TRACY, Calif. (AP) -- A Florida tomato grower is voluntarily recalling its grape tomatoes after a sample tested positive for salmonella. Six L's Packing Company Inc. said in a statement that no illnesses had been reported in connection to the recall as of April 29. The Immokalee,...
May 2, 2011 - 7:55pm
April 1, 2011
Scientists question claims in biotech letter
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The widespread Internet posting of a letter by a retired Purdue University researcher who says he has linked genetically modified corn and soybeans to crop diseases and abortions and infertility in livestock has raised concern among scientists that the public...
April 1, 2011 - 7:05am
March 29, 2011
Start of ND fieldwork expected to be later
FARGO (AP) -- The average starting date for fieldwork in North Dakota is expected to be April 26, eight days behind last year and five days behind the five-year average. The Agriculture Department says the expected starting date ranges from April 17 in the central part of the state...
March 29, 2011 - 10:30am
March 1, 2011
ND farmers, ranchers prepare for spring flooding
FARGO (AP) -- The Agriculture Department says North Dakota farmers and ranchers are preparing for spring flooding. The agency says in its latest crop, livestock and weather report that that average snow depth statewide at the end of February was 15.6 inches, compared with 17.1 inches...
March 1, 2011 - 8:30am
January 12, 2011
USDA releases 2010 crop production summary
The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its 2010 crop production summary this morning: North Dakota Corn for grain production is estimated at 248 million bushels, up 24 percent from last year but 13 percent below the record high 2008 crop according to the USDA, National Agricultural...
January 12, 2011 - 10:10am
December 18, 2010
Golden outlook for Montana wheat harvest
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- With a record-breaking wheat harvest and strong prices, Montana may have its third $1 billion wheat harvest in four years. "I think everybody is in a fairly good mood," said Lola Raska, of the Montana Grain Growers Association.
December 18, 2010 - 12:27pm
Ag stats to be released Jan. 12
Statisticians in the Fargo office of the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agriculture Statistics Service North Dakota Field Office have been busy compiling, analyzing and finalizing data for all commodities, including flax. North Dakota farmers planted about 390,000 acres...
December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
An influx of flax in North Dakota
If June estimates stick, North Dakota farmers will have planted about 100,000 acres more of flax seed this year over 2009 and state Ag Commissioner...
December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
September 14, 2010
Rain hampers ND small grains harvest
FARGO (AP) -- Widespread rain over the past week has hampered the harvest in North Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that the seeding of spring wheat, durum wheat and oats remains behind the average pace, though the barley harvest is nearly...
September 14, 2010 - 7:56am
September 1, 2010
Loads of grain hitting the ground -- again
Area grain elevators are full and employees are trying to move out the grain as fast as they can but piles are beginning to spring up across...
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am