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AGRICULTURE

Concerns about a production issue in her dad's soybean field has led to a prestigious scholarship for Hankinson, North Dakota, student Emma Kratcha.
Two workshops are being offered through LivingWorks, a partner organization of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, in the coming months.
Regenerative practices include planting cover crops, growing a more diverse mix of crops, grazing livestock on harvested fields and reducing pesticide use.
Dean Aakre prepared and coordinated 4–H contests, including livestock, crops and range judging contests across North Dakota.

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Northern Plains Nitrogen has been on the city's radar for a decade.
Mandt Market owners Richard and Rachelle Wedel are among an increasing number of North Dakota growers who are local foods producers.
The Northern Plains is predicted to have a colder and snowier winter than last year as it heads into its second La Nina winter.
The market for used machinery is at a record high with new equipment unavailable and future supply unknown.
The river running along South Dakota' eastern border -- which just 10 years ago made a list of America's most polluted waterways -- still has inadequate protection from runoff from farms, golf courses, and industry sites, say water experts. A $3 million voluntary program run by the South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources started last month to attract landowners to create buffer strips, but has yet to attract any applicants.
Iowa-based Summit Carbon Solutions, an offshoot of Summit Agriculture Group, is behind the $4.5 billion Midwest Carbon Express project, with the goal of sending 12 millions tons of CO2 annually to western North Dakota, where it can be stored underground. It would be the largest carbon capture project in the world.

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The Iowa-based Summit Carbon Solutions' proposed Midwest Carbon Express pipeline would be the world's largest carbon capture system, coalescing emissions from ethanol plants around the region and shipping it to North Dakota for permanent storage. But as the project picks up steam, it has prompted concern among landowners and environmental groups.
Farmers and fiber artists Theresa Bentz and Alejandra Sanchez have formed a business partnership in which they help each other expand their flocks as well as their supply of natural dyes. The two also teach classes to others in the wool community.
Summit Carbon Solutions is building 2000 miles of pipeline for the Midwest Carbon Express which will allow ethanol producers to transport millions of metric tons of CO2 a year to western North Dakota for permanent storage.

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