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February 1, 2019
Knutson: Food trends include shame and virtue
Let’s start with two terms and their definitions that are drawing increased attention in U.S. agricultural circles Food-shaming: Criticizing or ridiculing someone for his or her food choices that don’t agree with your own. Virtue-signaling: Publicly expressing opinions or choices,...
February 1, 2019 - 8:54pm
May 22, 2018
Oakes, ND agriculture company sends product across the world
OAKES, N.D. — A North Dakota irrigation pump is crossing an ocean to help a farmer with dry land. It's an exciting day for Dyna Flo, Inc. as...
May 22, 2018 - 4:22pm
October 12, 2017
IMPACT of Agriculture in Kandiyohi County magazine now available online
By definition, agriculture seems simple enough – growing crops and animals to provide for the masses. The reach of agriculture, however, goes...
October 12, 2017 - 3:16pm
August 21, 2017
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
PIERRE, S.D. — Kelly Hepler, secretary of the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks and Mike Jaspers, secretary of agriculture,...
August 21, 2017 - 6:07pm
May 12, 2017
ND ranchers could see bump from Chinese exports
BISMARCK — North Dakota cattle producers cheered the reopening of the Chinese market to U.S. beef. "It's very, very positive," said Tim...
May 12, 2017 - 7:47pm
March 5, 2017
U.S. confirms first case this year of avian influenza in flock
March 5, 2017 - 9:01pm
January 29, 2017
Struggling U.S. farm sector faces new threat as TPP dies
CHICAGO—U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to back out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, a $62 billion market for U.S. farmers, provides a fresh threat to a slumping agricultural economy that has grown increasingly dependent on exports. Agricultural groups expressed...
January 29, 2017 - 9:00am
September 23, 2016
Harvest halts, processors close as rains swamp upper Midwest
CHICAGO - Heavy rains and flooding swamped a broad swathe of the northern Midwest this week, halting the harvest of corn and soybeans and forcing...
September 23, 2016 - 5:26pm
September 19, 2016
Drone transforms precision agriculture classes at South Dakota school
MITCHELL, S.D. -- After weeks of sitting in the classroom, several Mitchell Technical Institute students were able to spend a few hours outside...
September 19, 2016 - 8:05am
September 16, 2016
Bayer in $66 billion bet that farmers will back linked-up supplies
FRANKFURT—Bayer's $66 billion purchase of Monsanto amounts to a long-term bet that farmers will grow to trust combinations of seeds and...
September 16, 2016 - 2:10pm
July 6, 2015
West Fargo-based Titan Machinery tightens its belt during the weak ag economy
Lower commodity prices are impacting the entire ag economy and the world's biggest farm equipment company is making some adjustments to meet...
July 6, 2015 - 7:00am
May 19, 2015
Opinion: Farmers a priority in ag bill
The Minnesota House of Representatives has approved legislation that will fund agriculture and rural development programs in the next two years. The bill is positive for Greater Minnesota. The top priority of the ag finance bill is to protect and preserve our food supply.
May 19, 2015 - 10:25am
April 20, 2015
AgweekTV: MN Farmer adds value to his grain by opening distillery
Stay connected with the latest in Ag news with Agweek's Shawna Olson.
April 20, 2015 - 6:00am
April 18, 2015
Carlson honored by Montana State University
BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Gregg Carlson, a retired agronomist and superintendent of the Northern Agricultural Research Center near Havre, Mont., will have the center's office and lab building named in his honor for his contributions to agriculture in northern Montana. The Montana Board of...
April 18, 2015 - 8:00am
March 2, 2015
Sensor will predict crop yield
URBANA, Ill. -- A "look-ahead" sensor that converted the bending load of napiergrass to a measure of yield was one of four yield-sensing approaches developed by University of Illinois researchers. The study was conducted in Lorida, Fla., and funded by the Energy Biosciences Institute. Napiergrass,...
March 2, 2015 - 10:54am