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Press Pass: ND legislators prepare for special session, Harvest is nearly here, Roughrider Commission says goodbye to arena
Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
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
July 25, 2016
Livestock ID group eyes new technology
FARGO, N.D. — New technology is likely to help prevent cattle theft in coming years, speakers at a recent event event said. The International...
July 25, 2016 - 10:00am
April 15, 2016
Letter: There are challenges and opportunities for enhanced livestock development in ND
The livestock industry in North Dakota is an important driver of economic activity and is one of the most important value-added sectors in the state’s economy. In this letter, we provide some perspective on the value of this industry to North Dakota and describe some of the necessary...
April 15, 2016 - 11:30pm
May 29, 2015
For the health of it: Vet assistant, horse-crazy trainer opens animal health supplies store
Clover Praus grew up working hard and long hours in the family’s small feedlot south of Dickinson. She worked cattle, bottle-fed and raised...
May 29, 2015 - 11:15pm
May 16, 2015
Beef prices continue to rise as grilling season approaches
GRAND FORKS — Grillers likely will be greeted by higher beef prices this summer, a trend caused in part by slowed production. Average prices for a range of beef cuts, from chuck roast to ground beef, have increased over the past few years, according to federal data. U.S. Department...
May 16, 2015 - 9:19pm
May 14, 2015
NDFU ‘confident’ in corporate farming vote
BISMARCK — With a month left to gather signatures, North Dakota Farmers Union is confident voters will get to weigh in on the state’s corporate farming law. NDFU is petitioning to refer recently passed corporate farming law exemptions to a vote in 2016. Mark Watne, president...
May 14, 2015 - 3:55pm
February 13, 2015
Changes to anti-corporate farming law debated: Bill draws support from dairy, pork industry
BISMARCK — A bill that would partially lift North Dakota’s ban on non-family corporate farming drew strong support Friday from dairy and...
February 13, 2015 - 11:36pm
December 3, 2014
Meeting for cattle producers set in Richardton
The Independent Beef Association of North Dakota is sponsoring an informational meeting concerning the cattle industry at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Richardton American Legion Club. R-Calf USA CEO Bill Bullard of Billings, Mont., will talk about the recent ruling of the...
December 3, 2014 - 10:37pm
October 16, 2014
High beef prices have ranchers selling early
MANDAN — There were 3,000 cattle sold at Kist Livestock in Mandan this week. Only 1,800 were on the auction block this time last year. High cattle prices have ranchers selling earlier than usual. “It’s just started,” said Matt Lachenmeier, a fieldman at Kist. Lachenmeier...
October 16, 2014 - 11:47pm
September 11, 2014
Beef Talk: Do you have some bulls to cull?
Now is a good time to look at the bull pen, even though it probably is empty. In fact, one would have to wonder why if there is a bull in the pen. For many, the bulls are left on pasture and rounded up with the cows and calves as fall progresses. Throughout the summer, various bulls...
September 11, 2014 - 10:07pm
September 4, 2014
Producers urged to enroll in disaster assistance program
WASHINGTON — Livestock owners have less than a month to enroll in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s disaster assistance program. The government agency is encouraging producers who suffered disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30. Congressionally mandated...
September 4, 2014 - 5:24pm
August 28, 2014
Beef Talk: Vaccinate to protect ranch assets
Protecting one’s assets is another term for fall calf vaccinations. One does not need to view very many market reports to understand that the asset value of a calf has gone up. In other words, calves are worth good money. Many things can impact the life of these very valuable calves....
August 28, 2014 - 9:25pm
August 6, 2014
Producers report livestock loss to algae poisoning: FSA asks owners to report, file claims
FARGO — Livestock producers throughout the state have reported losing livestock to toxic water caused by blue-green algae poisoning. A press...
August 6, 2014 - 10:49pm
July 4, 2014
Beef Talk: Do the math: Income minus cost equals net return
For those who do math, what is $713 minus $537? The answer is $176. Good numbers, especially for the cow-calf producer because the $713 indicates the amount of cash that cows have been able to generate after adjusting for replacements. The $537 indicates the recent costs to keep a...
July 4, 2014 - 12:24am
June 11, 2014
Park River votes to let residents keep chickens in city limits
PARK RIVER — Chickens — or at least hens — rule the roost in Park River, where voters approved an ordinance amendment Tuesday to allow residents to keep up to eight hens. Residents voted 265-159 in favor of the change to a decades-old law that outlawed all kinds of livestock...
June 11, 2014 - 11:50pm
May 2, 2014
Good start for livestock disaster sign-up: South Dakota FSA head hopes first checks will go out soon
The head of Farm Service Agency’s South Dakota office is optimistic that hard-hit ranchers will soon begin receiving federal disaster assistance. “I...
May 2, 2014 - 12:25am