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Dog handlers not licensed to work security
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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
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
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March 20, 2014
North Dakota's winter wheat survival good
FARGO — At least one factor can be considered an early indication that North Dakota’s winter wheat crop might be surviving better than some people expected, considering the harsh winter, said Blake Vander Vorst, senior agronomist with Ducks Unlimited. DU has been advocating for...
March 20, 2014 - 8:13pm
March 2, 2014
Considering the alternatives: As corn prices plunge, farmers look to other crops
You might think Tim Courneya is pleased that area farmers are interested in planting more dry edible beans this spring. After all, he’s executive...
March 2, 2014 - 12:40am
January 30, 2014
Wheat, durum meeting set for Feb. 18 in Hettinger
A “Best of the Best in Research and Marketing” meeting is scheduled to take place beginning at 9:55 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the Hettinger Armory. Sponsored by the North Dakota Wheat Commission and North Dakota Grain Growers Association, the meeting will focus primarily on...
January 30, 2014 - 11:16pm
December 31, 2013
Surveying the fight against scab
GRAND FORKS — Art Brandli knows the damage that scab can cause to small grain. He also knows that farmers don’t enjoy filling out surveys. So Brandli, a retired Warroad, Minn., farmer and co-chairman of the U.S. Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative, takes a special interest in a...
December 31, 2013 - 5:24pm
November 14, 2013
USDA slightly increases ND wheat estimates
BISMARCK — For the fourth time in five years, the federal government has revised its official estimates of the wheat harvest in North Dakota, which leads the nation in growing spring wheat for baking and durum wheat for pasta. The increase in the bushels harvested is small and...
November 14, 2013 - 12:52pm
October 4, 2013
'Weird' but good year for durum
With harvest entering the home stretch, North Dakota and Montana durum growers generally are pleased with yields. "It was a weird year. But...
October 4, 2013 - 12:00am
September 13, 2013
Feeding the world
In light of a recent agreement by Taiwanese leaders to purchase $4 billion worth of North Dakota and U.S. agriculture products, the state's agriculture commissioner said inroads continue to be made with southeast Asia buyers. "That's a relationship that was established years ago...
September 13, 2013 - 12:00am
September 11, 2013
Dalrymple praises farmers in signing wheat sale to Taiwan
BISMARCK -- As North Dakota pockets about $485 million over the next two years in wheat sales to Taiwan, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday it's largely due to technology and the strong relationship between the United States and Taiwan. "Technology has been key to success in North...
September 11, 2013 - 6:50pm
Hoeven announces $4B in ag purchases by Taiwan
WASHINGTON -- Republican Sen. John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee, met Tuesday with a delegation of Taiwanese agriculture...
September 11, 2013 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
Positive news on wheat harvest
Cool summer helps many fields. Harvest isn't finished yet, but reports so far indicate this was a good year to raise spring wheat in much of...
September 4, 2013 - 12:00am
August 30, 2013
Holding the harvest
HETTINGER -- As would be expected in the middle of harvest season, the United Grain Corp. elevator facility just east of Bucyrus was a busy place early Tuesday afternoon. Recently completed -- though some arranging needs to be done in the office portion of the complex -- the towering...
August 30, 2013 - 12:00am
August 23, 2013
Experts: So far, so good for canola, durum harvest
Although southwest North Dakota's grain harvest is behind where it was in 2012, experts are calling this year's crop a success to date. "What we're seeing is a lot of crop that's ready right now," said Scranton Equity Grain Division Manager Mike Wedwick. "With a better, warmer, dryer...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 15, 2013
Late harvest for early spring wheat
GRAND FORKS -- The earliest spring wheat being combined Wednesday on David Burkland's field southwest of Grand Forks still is pretty late, all...
August 15, 2013 - 12:00am
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 8, 2013
States join Cargill/Con Agra flour deal probe
WASHINGTON -- A group of wheat-growing states has joined the U.S. Justice Department in investigating a proposed joint venture by Cargill, CHS and ConAgra, which would make the largest U.S. flour miller even larger, two sources told Reuters. About a dozen states, led by Oklahoma's...
July 8, 2013 - 10:41am