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June 30, 2016
U.S. wheat, corn fall sharply; soy weakens too
U.S. wheat, corn fall sharply; soy weakens too(Recasts, updates with closing prices, analyst quote) By Mark Weinraub CHICAGO -- U.S. wheat futures fell on Wednesday, extending their decline under pressure from the ongoing harvest of a bountiful crop in the Plains and the Midwest which...
June 30, 2016 - 11:39am
Oil prices edge higher in thin trade; OPEC eyed
Oil prices inched up toward $50 a barrel on Monday, although uncertainty ahead of an OPEC producer-group meeting later in the week was expected to cap gains.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meets in Vienna on Thursday, although most analysts did not expect any...
May 30, 2016 - 7:05pm
December 15, 2015
Low gas prices expected to continue
FARGO -- Gasoline prices that continue to fall are giving consumers a present whenever they fill their tank, thanks to a supply glut. Global...
December 15, 2015 - 9:34pm
October 14, 2015
Federal overreach more daunting than low oil prices, industry leader says
BISMARCK – A slew of overreaching federal regulations poses a bigger threat to oil and gas development in North Dakota than slumping crude...
October 14, 2015 - 6:02pm
September 10, 2015
Oil prices major focus at NDAOGPC annual meeting
The future of oil prices and a look at how companies are reducing costs through technology advances and other means were major topics at the annual meeting of the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties Thursday. The meeting featured presentations by experts in...
September 10, 2015 - 10:29pm
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 21, 2015
China fears hand Wall St. its worst day since 2011
Reuters Fears of a China-led global economic slowdown drove Wall Street to its steepest one-day drop in nearly four years on Friday and left the Dow industrials more than 10 percent below a May record. Wall Street’s selloff this week suggested investors are growing nervous about...
News/Nation and World
August 21, 2015 - 10:56pm
August 20, 2015
Diesel prices lower than gas for first time in more than a decade
BISMARCK — Stamart Travel Center manager Becca Neustel of Bismarck said she’d have to look back in the books to see the last time diesel...
August 20, 2015 - 11:30pm
August 14, 2015
U.S. crude edges up after six-and-a-half-year low
NEW YORK — U.S. crude oil edged higher after posting a fresh 6-1/2-year low early on Friday amid concerns over global oversupply, while Brent futures slipped as the front-month September contract approached expiration. Data showing North Dakota crude oil production rose a second...
August 14, 2015 - 11:14pm
July 31, 2015
Tumbling oil prices slam profit at Exxon Mobil, Chevron
Weak oil prices shriveled quarterly profit at Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp on Friday, compelling both companies to rethink operations and plan for what many expect to be a sustained period of cheap crude. Earnings at U.S. oil majors Exxon, which were the worst in a decade, and...
July 31, 2015 - 10:58pm
January 3, 2015
Christmas for cattle producers: Beef prices, big hay crop produce optimism
Plentiful hay supplies and record-high beef prices made this a Christmas to remember for Upper Midwest cattle producers, especially after widespread drought and storms in 2012 and 2013. “There’s just a big sigh or relief. Folks are feeling a little more secure going into 2015,”...
January 3, 2015 - 12:06am
December 26, 2013
Profits still possible: Interest in ‘minor’ crops could rise
Crop prices have dropped, but farmers have a realistic chance of making money in 2014, a veteran North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist said. “Not all crops will be as profitable as they’ve been in the past few years. But there are opportunities...
December 26, 2013 - 1:34pm
August 2, 2013
Holding on until harvest: Crop outlook in southwest ND good despite late harvest projections
The same fields that were being harvested on this day last year are lusher today in most parts of southwest North Dakota, and most are just barely...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
July 27, 2013
Grocery prices higher in Oil Patch, but not as much as might be expected
FARGO - Residents in some areas of North Dakota might want to pick a new beverage to cry over - milk is just too expensive to spill. The price...
July 27, 2013 - 12:00am
June 2, 2013
Gas prices dropping, still remain highest in the continental US
Recent changes in the ever-fluctuating price of gas in western North Dakota hold both good news and bad news for motorists. The good news: After...
June 2, 2013 - 12:00am