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Old ag tech, new uses

September 13, 2009 Small grain farmers in drought-prone areas of the state may have another combining option in the future that can boost profits while conserving essential natural resources, according to researchers... more »»

Predicting maturity dates for area crops

August 23, 2009 The late spring and cool summer has prompted a great deal of discussion on the maturity dates and consequently the harvest time of our area crop. more »»

Field tour to be held near Williston

July 19, 2009 The public is invited to attend an irrigation field tour that will be held July 30 at the North Dakota State University Nesson Valley Research and Demonstration project, located approximately 24... more »»

Buckets of wheat for long-term storage

July 12, 2009 In many residential garages one might find tools, bicycles, boxes, car accessories and other various items but very seldom food. One North Dakota family is trying to change that. more »»

Safety camp at Farm Credit Services to be held

July 12, 2009 Farm and general safety will be the focus of the newly named “Pat-NOW Playground-Kids Farm Safety Camp” scheduled for July 21 from 9 a.. more »»

Koochiching County finds wetlands laws frustrating

June 21, 2009 INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — State and federal laws are designed to protect wetlands, a natural resource important for clean water and wildlife habitat. more »»

Electricity project honored for transforming farms

June 21, 2009 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Marian Glew was a part of Minnesota’s agriculture histor. more »»

‘Recession gardens’ catch on in Brainerd, Minn.

June 14, 2009 BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Families can stretch their food budget by turning a portion of their yard into a victory garden, replacing a trip to the grocery store. more »»

The label is the law

June 14, 2009 Farmers are well aware that the label on a pesticide product is the law and that the instructions on that label must be followed accurately. more »»

Hinterland Vineyard a first in Chippewa County

May 24, 2009 CLARA CITY, Minn. (AP) — It’s planting season in Chippewa County, and farmers are scrambling to seed their fields with this year’s crops of corn, soybeans and sugar beets. more »»

Advancements in agricultural technology

May 17, 2009 From the genetic manipulation of seeds to the reaches of outer space and everything in-between, research experts with the Agricultural Research Service work to find solutions to agricultural problem... more »»

USDA program available for organic farming

May 17, 2009 The United States Department of Agriculture recently allocated $1. more »»

Producers are eligible for flooding help

May 17, 2009 Livestock producers who experienced damage to their operating facilities by springtime floods are encouraged to consider the Livestock Pollution Prevention Program, or LP3, before starting or... more »»

Don’t always believe what you read

May 10, 2009 Have you heard the latest in e-mail scares? One current story concerns the processing of baby carrots. more »»

Gardens can’t compete for water with large trees

May 10, 2009 Two of the most common garden questions that the Extension office gets in the spring are; “Why is my garden not producing the way it used to?” and “Would a soil test help me determine why my garden... more »»

Survey to begin for national organic farms

May 10, 2009 The National Agricultural Statistics Service, an arm of the United States Department of Agriculture, is conducting the first ever Organic Production Survey as a follow-up to the 2007 Census of... more »»

Officials to interview farmers, producers

May 10, 2009 eeks of June, representatives from the North Dakota Field Office of the United States Department of Agriculture will be visiting and conducting interviews with farmers and producers on selected area... more »»

Ag in the Classroom proposals being accepted

May 10, 2009 Proposals for developing and conducting educational programs which help young people to understand the importance of agriculture in North Dakota are now being accepted. more »»

Farmers debate to plant

May 7, 2009 For some farmers, the wait is over as they’ve finally been able to make their first tire tracks in the field this spring. more »»

Court rules against man’s rezone ques

May 7, 2009 The North Dakota Supreme Court has ruled against a Minot man who argued that the Ward County Commission acted inappropriately by denying his request to rezone land in the Trestle Valley area so he... more »»

 
 
 

 

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