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Defenders of Wildlife take aim at Corps plan for Yellowstone River, fish
Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual 'blank check'
North Dakota's Flying Farmer is back at stunts again
Write-in candidates certified for November election
Actress Shailene Woodley set for January trial in pipeline protest
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Dickinson State WR Skabo earns NSAA honor
NDSU football schedules Butler for game at Target Field
Eagles' stifling defense flusters Bradford, Vikings
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
September 30, 2016
Staple crops of the northern Plains have immigrant origins
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Though the Upper Midwest—and North Dakota especially—is now home to an abundance of agricultural products,...
September 30, 2016 - 8:46pm
September 2, 2016
Corn, wheat climb from multi-year lows ahead of U.S. holiday
WINNIPEG, Manitoba—Chicago corn and wheat futures prices rose for a second straight session on Friday with short-covering ahead of the...
September 2, 2016 - 9:32pm
August 30, 2016
U.S. soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
BOONE, Iowa—U.S. farmers plan to increase their soybean plantings in 2017 to an all-time high, encouraged by robust demand for the oilseed,...
August 30, 2016 - 12:51pm
August 19, 2016
Grain storage bags saving farmers time, money this harvest
Though they may look like snowdrifts that somehow survived into the summer, the humongous white plastic bags that are appear on the southwest...
August 19, 2016 - 11:10pm
July 29, 2016
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
Kelly Herberholz made the first cut of this year's harvest a week ago. Since then, he and his father, Joe, have slowly been chipping away at...
July 29, 2016 - 6:04pm
July 25, 2016
Montana grains used for Italian pasta
BIG SANDY, Mont. — When Bob Quinn took over his fourth-generation, 2,400-acre family farm in 1978, unstable commodity prices forced him...
July 25, 2016 - 9:59am
July 4, 2016
Low commodity prices, high input costs and dry weather have made for a difficult crop growing season
Farmers bank their year on how crops will fair come harvest. With a mixture of a dry year and low commodity prices, agronomist Chris Binstock...
July 4, 2016 - 9:27pm
June 30, 2016
U.S. wheat, corn fall sharply; soy weakens too
CHICAGO — United States 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 threatens to add to a glut of supplies that is largely being shunned by overseas buyers. Corn futures...
News/Nation and World
June 30, 2016 - 11:02pm
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
February 7, 2016
Ag commissioner: 2016 outlook ‘pretty dismal’ for farmers
Doug Goehring may be North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner, but at the end of the day, he’s still a farmer. Like any farmer, he has to...
February 7, 2016 - 6:02am
November 3, 2015
Going on the attack: Wheat growers tackle acreage losses
Enough is enough, says the National Association of Wheat Growers, which is working on a new plan to combat the long decline in U.S. wheat acreage. "Wheat is in trouble." says Brett Blankenship, a wheat farmer from Washtucna, Wash., and president of the National Association of...
November 3, 2015 - 1:00am
October 8, 2015
Profit-taking, advancing U.S. harvests snap rallies
CHICAGO -- U.S. grain futures retreated from their highest prices in more than two months on Wednesday under pressure from advancing U.S. harvests and profit-taking ahead of key crop reports. Declines in corn snapped a four-day rally that was fueled by expectations the U.S....
October 8, 2015 - 2:31pm
August 20, 2015
Wheat industry pins hopes on new university plant geneticist
BOZEMAN, Mont. -- It’s been three years since grain farmers pledged $5 million for a cutting-edge grain scientist at Montana State University, and last week MSU delivered with a world-class geneticist from an international university. Hikmet Budak, the American-educated leader...
August 20, 2015 - 11:00am
August 15, 2015
At a 10-year low, wheat prices are tough to chew
BIG SANDY, Mont. — In business, when revenue can’t cover expenses, it isn’t uncommon for entrepreneurs to say they’ll have to “eat it.” But in farming, as Lochiel Edwards recently explained, they really mean it. A Montana wheat farmer, Edwards is experiencing some of...
August 15, 2015 - 11:39pm
May 26, 2015
Senate Ag Committee reauthorizes grain standards act
FARGO — The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee on May 21 passed the U.S. Grains Standards Act Reauthorization. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., included an amendment that could lead to better access to Canadian wheat and barley markets for U.S. farmers near the border. U.S. farmers...
May 26, 2015 - 12:00am