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March 17, 2015
Anhydrous ammonia tanks stand in Finley, N.D.,  in this Dec. 15, 2004 photo. That form of nitrogen fertilizer might cost more than other forms of fertilizer in this year because inventories of the fertilizer were made when petroleum prices were higher, last year.  (Mikkel Pates/Forum News Service)
Planting preparations underway in region
March 17, 2015 - 1:22am
March 16, 2015
Rep. Marvin Nelson, D-Rolla, urges members of the House to vote against SB 2351, a bill that would relax the North Dakota corporate farm bill to allow exceptions for dairy and hog producers. The bill passed by a vote of 56-37 in floor action on Monday, March 16, 2015. (Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune)
House votes to lift corporate farming ban for dairy, swine; bill now goes back to Senate
March 16, 2015 - 9:17pm
March 3, 2015
USDA extends farm bill deadline; program sign-ups drawing attention
March 3, 2015 - 2:00am
Committee gets anti-corporate bill; House Ag to begin talks March 5
March 3, 2015 - 1:52am
February 23, 2015
Agriculturists need to watch costs as tight margins emerge, Ellinger tells Northwest Farm Managers Association
February 23, 2015 - 10:50pm
Speaker: Agriculture must respond to change as farmers, ranchers race societal challenges
February 23, 2015 - 10:48pm
February 5, 2015
FNS Photo by Mikkel Pates
Beth Baumstark (right) and colleagues Lindsey Nieuwsma and Allen Hoberg of the Baumstark Braaten LP in Bismarck have won a straight string of 14 cases, and have another six pending. The firm has won $1.4 million of a total in claims of about $5.4 million for prevent-plant insurance indemnities.
A string of success: Many farmers have won appeals of prevented-plant claim denials from 2012
February 5, 2015 - 11:02am
December 31, 2014
Zero Tillage Farmers Association to hold workshop in Dickinson
December 31, 2014 - 2:00pm
December 16, 2014
Senators pass Tax Increase Prevention Act: Legislation will allow ranchers, farmers to expense equipment purchased in 2014
December 16, 2014 - 11:12pm
September 22, 2014
Photo by John Brose / Special to FNS
Wheat is less common in northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota than it once was. But the crop remains important in the region.
Harvest hang-ups: Soggy fall slows wheat harvest; too soon for row crops
September 22, 2014 - 11:32pm
July 14, 2014
‘It’s a supply and demand issue’: Price of corn less than half what it was 1 year ago
July 14, 2014 - 10:44pm
July 10, 2014
North Dakota growers asked to produce 250,000 pounds of food to fight hunger
July 10, 2014 - 10:15pm
July 3, 2014
Submitted Photo
The purpose of the Ag Education Center at the Red River Valley Fair is to teach kids and adults where their food comes from. In this undated photo, a child feeds a dairy calf at the center.
Bridging the gap between farm and fork
July 3, 2014 - 11:49pm
June 23, 2014
Widespread weather woes: Mid-June storms hurt region's farmers
June 23, 2014 - 10:17pm
June 19, 2014
Problems accompany late-season planting: Pests, weeds could be a struggle for farmers
June 19, 2014 - 11:10pm