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December 8, 2018
Meet ‘Farmer Nick’: High school student takes advantage of loan program
THOMPSON, N.D. — Go ahead, call him “Farmer Nick.” A growing number of his friends and acquaintances do. Nick Schlief, now 15, farmed 20...
December 8, 2018 - 4:09pm
The last Christmas: Central Minnesota tree farm to close, neighbor faces uncertain future
BAXTER, Minn. — Hidden from view along a country lane north of Baxter is a humble meadow dotted with young evergreens. But for many lakes area...
December 8, 2018 - 11:28am
December 7, 2018
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
SPIRITWOOD, N.D. -- New Energy Blue LLC is about five months away from finishing engineering and permitting on a $150 million plant project that...
December 7, 2018 - 3:45pm
Minnesota farmers learn to detect depression, embrace self-care
SAUK CENTRE, Minn. -- Central Minnesota dairy farmers on Friday, Dec. 7 joined a sobering discussion: how to detect symptoms of depression and...
December 7, 2018 - 3:42pm
Minn-Dak Farmer’s Co-op optimistic despite challenges: Equipment, weather, disease hampered progress this year
FARGO — Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative of Wahpeton wants to get back to its “gold standard” position in the sugar beet industry, but two...
December 7, 2018 - 3:15pm
December 6, 2018
Pinke: Visit Cupkie Christmas Village for a family tree farm experience
According to the National Christmas Tree Association, 27 percent of Americans who purchase a real Christmas tree visit a tree farm to choose...
December 6, 2018 - 3:23pm
American Crystal Sugar CEO touts ‘pretty darn good 2018 crop’ at annual meeting
FARGO — There were days in October when Tom Astrup didn’t know how the 2018 sugar beet harvest in the Red River Valley was going to end up....
December 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
December 5, 2018
Former Minnesota elevator manager on electronic monitoring after turning himself in; Hennessey faces federal charge of mail fraud
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The former manager of the now-dissolved Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator will be on electronic monitoring pending further...
December 5, 2018 - 4:28pm
December 4, 2018
Safety net mostly intact in new farm bill, Rep. Peterson says
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., says the farm bill is “marginally better” than the 2014 farm bill but says he’s worried...
December 4, 2018 - 11:55am
December 3, 2018
Canada's marijuana industry so hot it's importing workers
It was mid-summer, less than three months before Canada legalized recreational marijuana, and Vic Neufeld had a problem. The chief executive...
December 3, 2018 - 10:29am
December 2, 2018
4 things to avoid co-op financial woes: Boards can learn from Ashby, Minn., scandal
FARGO -- Financial stresses on farmers and grain elevators should make board members for agriculture-related cooperative more vigilant in their...
December 2, 2018 - 3:50pm
Wheeler dealer: Young grain merchant suddenly owes $5M
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- Hunter Hanson, 21, of Leeds, N.D., is a young man in a hurry. Over the past three years, he has seemed to be an entrepreneurial...
December 2, 2018 - 3:38pm
Wheat resurgence draws attention: Soybean concerns partly responsible
FARGO — A few years ago, Brad Thykeson’s two sons wondered about the economic wisdom of planting wheat on their farm near Portland, N.D....
December 2, 2018 - 3:26pm
December 1, 2018
World’s Largest Steam Engine Reborn in South Dakota
ANDOVER, S.D. — “In the steam engine hobby, it has a huge legacy. It’s like the Titanic of the tractors. I mean, it was the biggest one...
December 1, 2018 - 5:45pm
Schlecht: Making conservation work while chasing a lifelong dream
When my husband, Brandon, was little, his parents recall, he had a couple favorite indoor games. He’d shoot baskets on a miniature hoop, from...
December 1, 2018 - 5:20pm