As Congress is back in D.C., both House and Senate Ag leaders are promising to take action on a new farm bill during the upcoming lame-duck session. While the negotiations are in the […]
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A coalition of ag groups, agribusinesses, and related industries sent a group of representatives to Cuba for a three-day conference aimed at increasing sales and cooperation between the two nations. Reuters says the conference was […]
U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue applauded the proposed rulemaking from the Department of Labor regarding the H-2A Visa Program. The proposed new rule would require American employers looking for temporary help to advertise […]
Back in September, six animal activists were arrested for stealing chickens from a poultry farm in Sonoma County, California. The industry website Meating Place Dot Com says they now face felony burglary, theft, […]
The decline in the nation’s rural population first began in 2010, before reaching its lowest level in 2011-2012. Rural areas lost nearly 62,000 residents that year, alone. However, since then it’s begun to reverse. […]
Occupational injuries and illnesses in the poultry slaughter and processing workforce have fallen by 83 percent over the last 20 years. According to the 2017 Injury and Illness Report released by the Department of […]
The likely incoming Chair of the House Agriculture Committee says farmers and ranchers can expect a new farm bill before the end of 2018. Collin Peterson, the current Ranking Member, says that farm […]
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture says the faces of agriculture at the state level may be changing. Following the election results on Tuesday, the possibility exists that as many as 21 […]
Corn production is forecast at 14.626 billion bushels in the latest World Ag Supply and Demand Estimates. That’s down 152 million bushels on a lower yield forecast. In addition to lower production, USDA is […]
African Swine Fever is continuing to make its way through commercial pig farms in China. The World Health Organization reports that more than 50 cases have been confirmed across 14 Chinese provinces. Many of […]
- Erickson Wins Collegiate Discussion MeetAlyson Erickson of Fargo won the NDFB Collegiate Discussion Meet this past weekend, November 10, 2018, at the NDFB Annual Meeting in Bismarck.
- Extension Helps Create Soil and Water Conservation LeadersAttending the North Dakota Soil and Water Conservation Leadership Academy was enlightening for the West McLean Soil Conservation District's board members.
- NDFB President Shares Corporate Farming Lawsuit InformationNorth Dakota Farm Bureau members gathered to celebrate the 76th Annual Meeting in Bismarck at the Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center.
- U.S. Soy Helping Global Aquaculture Become SustainableFor the past 30 years, the International Soy in Aquaculture Program of the U.
- Cargill & Royal DSM to Establish Sweetener Joint VentureAs food and beverage producers look to significantly reduce calories in their offerings to consumers, they are in need of non-artificial, zero-calorie, great-tasting sweetener options.
- Minnesota Milk to Host Dairy Conference and ExpoMinnesota Milk Producer Association will be celebrating their 40-year anniversary by focusing on the future of dairy at their annual conference and expo at Treasure Island Resort and Casino in Welch Nov.
- 'Woven Photography' at Mount Marty Through Nov. 28Mike Jones' "Woven Photography" exhibit is open at the Bede Art Gallery on the campus of Mount Marty College.
- DWU's Soesbe Wins Student Idea CompetitionSeth Soesbe, a senior at Dakota Wesleyan University from Gregory, S.
- Carotta New SDSU Extension Child & Family SpecialistSouth Dakota State University Counseling & Human Development Assistant Professor, Christin Carotta recently joined the SDSU Extension team as the new SDSU Extension Child & Family Specialist.
- Are cattle set for another selloff?Cattle technicals look weak.
- John Deere 4020 and 4230 Tractors Sold for Record Auction Prices SaturdayMachinery Pete has seen over 2,500 John Deere 4020 tractors sold at auction over the past 29 years. He also saw a new record high 4020 sale price set Saturday (November 10, 2018) on the same east-central Iowa collector auction where another new record high auction price was realized on a John Deere […]
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