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Merkel's conservatives make big gains in German Saarland election
Trump ally Stone offers to testify in Russian meddling probe
Russian police detain opposition leader, dozens of protesters
NDSU team works to create cybersecurity systems for self-driving cars
Republican Meadows: Tax plan does not have to be revenue neutral
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
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Millennial credit history may be leading to higher interest rate loans
It's time to move: ABLE sets campaign goal of $500,000 to complete construction of 4 group homes
Kinglets can brighten a March day
Professor weighs in on declining walleye stocks in Lake Winnipeg
Dokken: Having a blast with a fishing partner from the past
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
Berrios proud to have played for Puerto Rico, even if it means starting season in minors
Veeder: Motherhood means holding on tight as you're letting go
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Karl J. Paluck
Edwin "Ed" V. Novotny
Robert "Bob" E. Hanson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
July 10, 2012
NDSU Extension warns of green, blue-green scum
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- The North Dakota State University Extension Service is warning residents and ranchers to watch out for green or blue-green scum in livestock water supplies, lakes and other recreational waterways. Water quality associate Roxanne Johnson says algae blooms can...
July 10, 2012 - 2:49pm
June 29, 2012
4-H Livestock Show
Makenzie Glass, a member of the Prairie Pals 4-H Club in Hebron, grooms a black Angus heifer for a showmanship category of the 4-H Livestock...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
January 27, 2012
Fine time to ranch: Industry analysts say ND cattle market strong
An educator with the North Dakota State University Extension Service said now is a prime time for people to start raising cattle in the area. John...
January 27, 2012 - 12:00am
January 26, 2012
Officials and ranchers discuss dangers during event in Medora
MEDORA -- While there have been no reports of livestock dying from oil-related incidents in western North Dakota, officials reminded ranchers...
January 26, 2012 - 12:00am
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