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Senate approves rolling BreatheND into health department
Witnesses recount night of shooting as murder retrial begins
Stark Development Corporation thanks Gaylon Baker for his accomplishments
City commission mulls occupancy tax
Dakota Access Pipeline camp closure goes fairly peacefully despite 2 hurt and 10 arrested
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Blue Hawks find a way past Dakota State in tourney opener
Before prep for Walford, Blue Hawks took time to celebrate title
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
NDSU athletic department faces cut of $800,000 in state funding
UND hopes Senior Weekend isn't last trip to home ice this season
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Port: House votes to restrict civil asset forfeiture despite opposition from law enforcement
Port: Anger and insults in the ND House, casino suffers and wind industry targeted
Donna Mae Hewson
Matthew D. Butler
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
January 28, 2011
Tips to reducing chances of hypothermia, death in livestock due to cold
With winter in full swing and spring around the corner, animal health and the dangers cold weather brings is on ranchers' minds. "Although animals are naturally built for the outdoors, cold is cold," said Dr.
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Wyoming awaits brucellosis test results
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The state has completed testing of 12 cattle herds in northern Wyoming for the livestock disease brucellosis. State Veterinarian Jim Logan says testing was completed Monday and he expects results any day now. A dozen herds altogether have been quarantined...
November 17, 2010 - 2:06pm
September 11, 2010
Beef Talk: NDBCIA prize beef
Each year, the North Dakota Beef Cattle Improvement Association summarizes the average performance of beef cattle herds that are utilizing the CHAPS programs.
September 11, 2010 - 12:00am
August 31, 2010
Goehring announces age/source beef verification program
BISMARCK--A new, voluntary program to help market North Dakota beef domestically and abroad was unveiled today. North Dakota Verified Livestock allows livestock producers and feeding operations to verify the age and source of their animals, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring...
August 31, 2010 - 11:03am
August 21, 2010
Beef Talk: Two-thirds of the pie
The Dickinson Research Extension Center has fed cattle for many years, at least the last 14 years. The center has fed cattle in a commercial feedlot. Those cattle have performed well, but a struggle always remains between weaned-calf value, backgrounded calf value and fed-calf value. For...
August 21, 2010 - 12:00am
August 7, 2010
Beef Talk: Only looking at yesterday leads to failure
Some thoughts on the cattle business: I started writing Beef Talk 10 years ago, so one could conclude there are a lot of thoughts about the cattle business. The concept was simple, after spending way too many miles traveling to meetings and presenting a few thoughts to those in attendance,...
August 7, 2010 - 12:00am
July 31, 2010
Beef Talk: More money in beef business
The cattle business is very dynamic, so it is very easy to get lost in the shuffle. The current news or the latest color print catches our eyes and we start talking. Our conversations tend to be filled with lots of thoughts sprinkled with a few facts.
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
Time for bulls to come home
It seems like yesterday that the cattle were sorted and sent to grass. The summer has been good because of reasonable rain showers, moderate temperatures and good grass growth. Because of this, pulling cattle out of summer pasture is not real popular. At the Dickinson Research Extension...
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
July 17, 2010
Beef Talk: Quite a closeout
A feedlot closeout at the Dickinson Research Extension Center came across my desk and with it came the usual first question. Did the lot come up with some cash for the operation? Yes was the answer for lot 9315. The lot had an average net return of $246 per steer. That was good....
July 17, 2010 - 12:00am
July 10, 2010
A hay mow full of memories
Perhaps time does come to a standstill. However, if it does, it is only momentary. Perhaps the now does not really need to know the past. Perhaps what will be will simply be. If we really believe all that, then there is no reason to be very optimistic. The past is important and produces...
July 10, 2010 - 12:00am
July 3, 2010
Beef Talk: Individual care the key
Animals are individuals. A group of animals is a commingled set of individuals. At no time do the individual animals actually become a component of a group. That is a fundamental principle that those who engage in animal husbandry come to understand. This point is very important....
July 3, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2010
Beef Talk: Good to be in beef business
After months spent developing the right grazing system, building good fences, buying the right bulls, selecting the best cows and matching one's resources to the best calving season, all the learning and preparation is ready to be executed. It's good to be in the beef business. However,...
June 26, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2010
Beef Talk: Converting to 'can do'
Agriculture is a fast-moving, high-technology business. The production and processing of agricultural products for our consumption is demanding. These demands are not getting easier as consumers increasingly become distant from production. The connection between the cow and hamburger...
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am
Focused on the family farm
BELFIELD -- Stark County farmers Kevin and Marie Fugere feel they may be part of the last generation of small family farms who were able to start...
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am
May 29, 2010
Beef Talk: Enter small cows, stage right
In the northern Plains cattle business, late spring and summer are fun. No matter what type of beef operation, the shift to warmer weather is appreciated. Regardless of where a producer is at, spring and summer generally mean calving followed by breeding. For the Dickinson Research...
May 29, 2010 - 12:00am