USDA Office of Communications (Washington, D.C., March 20, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement regarding National Agriculture Day and President Donald J. Trump’s Proclamation recognizing the importance of […]
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Lura Roti, South Dakota Farmers Union Improving the entire rural landscape through research that enables farmers to take a holistic approach to field management is the bold vision that drives Mike Bredeson, a […]
NDSU Extension Service Pulse crop producers have a new tool to help them identify insect pests that attack chickpeas, field peas and lentils in the major pulse-growing areas of the U.S. The new […]
USDA Seeks Applications for Funding to Increase Access to E-Connectivity/Broadband in Unserved Rural Areas
USDA Office of Communications WASHINGTON, March 20, 2018 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that USDA is accepting applications for grants to fund broadband infrastructure projects in […]
Linda Sailer, Forum News Service The day begins early at the Karsky Dairy, owned and operated by Dean and LeeAnn Karsky, of rural Dickinson. By 4 a.m., Dean is milking the first of […]
Michelle Rook, Forum News Service MERIDA, Mexico — Mexican agribusinesses are concerned about the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Many Mexican companies already have been buying South American grains and […]
John Myers, Duluth News Tribune Asian lady beetles congregate en masse in our homes each autumn. Emerald ash borers are eating their way across neighborhoods and forests. Gypsy moths are munching across the […]
NDSU Extension Service The North Dakota State University Extension Service and NDSU’s Hettinger Research Extension Center will conduct a sheep scanning certification school April 17-18 at the NDSU Sheep Unit, 3400 19th Ave. […]
National Pork Producers Council A study released this week by The Trade Partnership, a trade and economic consulting firm, estimated that the steel and aluminum tariffs announced by President Trump last week will […]
NDSU Extension Service Two North Dakota youth have been selected to represent 4-H at the 2018 National Ag Day student training in Washington, D.C. The two are Anne Brien of Rolla, a student […]
- N.D. Youth Represent 4-H at National Ag DayTwo North Dakota youth have been selected to represent 4-H at the 2018 National Ag Day student training in Washington, D.
- Proper Timing of Pasture Turnout Critical for Drought RecoveryNorth Dakota's drought-stressed pastures, especially pastures stressed during the fall of 2017, should receive special care this spring to help them recover from the drought, North Dakota State University Extension Service grazing experts advise.
- Burgum Issues Statement on F-M Diversion Authority's New Permit VoteGov.
- Jennie-O Unveils First-In-Category Uncured Turkey Breast FranksAmerica's almighty hot dog is getting a delicious, wholesome makeover with the introduction of JENNIE-O Uncured Turkey Breast Franks, one of 17 new on-trend turkey products unveiled by Jennie-O.
- Land O'Lakes Teaches People About Tech and the Future of FoodLand O'Lakes really wants people to know where their food comes from and how it is really produced.
- Minnesota Exports at $21 Billion in 2017, Up 8 PercentMinnesota businesses exported $21 billion worth of agricultural, mining and manufactured products in 2017, an 8 percent jump from the previous year, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
- Horticultural Society Spring Workshop in HuronThe Annual South Dakota State Horticultural Society Spring Workshop will be held in Huron April 21 at the Plains Dining and Recreation Center (960 4th St.
- USD Hosts Indian Law SymposiumThe University of South Dakota's Native American Law Student Association (NALSA) chapter will host its 15th Biennial Indian Law Symposium on March 21-22 at the USD School of Law.
- Groups Want Summary Judgment in Suit to Return USDA COOLIndependent, domestic rancher groups R-CALF USA and the Cattle Producers of Washington (CPoW) made arguments in a pivotal hearing on their lawsuit to reinstate a section of the recently repealed Country-of-Origin Labeling law that required beef and pork imported from foreign countries to retain their origin labels all the way to the consumer.