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Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
Attorneys: North Dakota to pay $55,000 to settle suit over payloader seized by state crime bureau
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Dunn rising as talks of Rubio trade persist
Timberwolves to buy NBA D-League affiliate in Iowa
Normally defensive Bison adding offense to their men's basketball arsenal
Patriots thrive in role as nationwide villain
Wild reassign F Gabriel
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Thomas F. Murtha
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
February 24, 2016
U.S. farmers seen betting on corn amid weak price outlook
CHICAGO -- As low prices render corn and soybeans unprofitable in the United States, farmers are nonetheless expected to grow more of the country's top two crops this year as they scramble to stay solvent, a Reuters poll of analysts indicated."With the coming year, you can't make...
News/Nation and World
February 24, 2016 - 10:11pm
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 27, 2015
New crop insurance boosts farm diversification
BISMARCK -- Officials think education could increase interest in a new type of crop insurance that also may give farmers who diversify a boost....
December 27, 2015 - 12:00am
November 26, 2015
Brock: Thankful for American farmers
I’ve spoken many times about my passion for pheasant hunting, and one the best things is touring the countryside and hunting on both public...
November 26, 2015 - 1:08am
November 12, 2015
Bank of ND to launch $300M loan program for farmers hurt by low crop prices
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s state-owned bank is launching a $300 million loan program to aid farmers struggling with low commodity prices and below-average crop production. The state Industrial Commission voted Thursday to approve the Bank of North Dakota’s new Farm Financial...
November 12, 2015 - 5:16pm
November 9, 2015
Farmers get help with pipeline problems
TIOGA — It’s taken as long as 2½ years for western North Dakota farmer Dennis Johnsrud to resolve one issue with a pipeline company. But now Johnsrud is seeing results a lot quicker after using a new Department of Agriculture program aimed at settling disputes between landowners...
November 9, 2015 - 11:30pm
October 17, 2015
Final harvest for longtime Park River farmers could be trend in Northern Plains as crop prices remain down
PARK RIVER, N.D.--Luther and Ike Meberg recently took turns firing up their tractors, combines and trucks--all lined up in tidy rows--as Auctioneer Arlyn Askim urged bidders to go ever higher. "We just finished our 40th harvest," Luther Meberg said. It's the last harvest for...
October 17, 2015 - 6:00am
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
August 15, 2015
At a 10-year low, wheat prices are tough to chew
BIG SANDY, Mont. — In business, when revenue can’t cover expenses, it isn’t uncommon for entrepreneurs to say they’ll have to “eat it.” But in farming, as Lochiel Edwards recently explained, they really mean it. A Montana wheat farmer, Edwards is experiencing some of...
August 15, 2015 - 11:39pm
July 16, 2015
GMO bill could save money for farmers, consumers
MITCHELL, S.D. — Families and farmers alike could soon benefit from federally set food product labeling framework thanks to a bill that passed through the U.S. House Agriculture Committee earlier this week. According to Patrick Delaney, of the American Soybean Association, soybean...
July 16, 2015 - 11:48pm
Wisness: Exporting oil would hurt American farmers
ARNEGARD -- There has been a lot of advertising lately by the oil industry promoting lifting the ban on exporting American crude oil. Of particular...
July 16, 2015 - 6:06pm
July 3, 2015
Local farmers increasingly hiring help from abroad to meet labor shortages
North Dakota’s farmers have labor issues. The allure of lucrative, year-round work in the Oil Patch is drawing workers away from seasonal...
July 3, 2015 - 1:23am
June 27, 2015
Farmers could benefit from interest in ancient grains
Elizabeth Dyck is a long-time fan, both professionally and personally, of so-called “ancient grains.” Now, she and other advocates of these obscure grains are encouraged by growing consumer interest in them — which is slowly leading to more opportunities for U.S. farmers, including...
June 27, 2015 - 11:23pm
June 18, 2015
Ag groups not satisfied with changes to NRCS contract process
BISMARCK — Farm group leaders opposed to how a federal agency partners with politically active groups such as Ducks Unlimited on conservation programs said a procedural change announced Thursday fails to curb the practice. “It’s open season. Things haven’t changed, and that’s...
June 18, 2015 - 11:19pm
April 5, 2015
Home near the Range: Farmers, ranchers end up on walls of cafe
SOUTH HEART — The coffee is always free at The Farmer’s Daughter Cafe. It’s sponsored by local businesses and individuals, and when customers...
April 5, 2015 - 6:23pm