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December 5, 2019
UND analyst expects regional economy to feel effect of 2019 crop losses
GRAND FORKS — The ripple effect of what likely will be multibillion-dollar crop losses will be felt in many sectors of the Grand Forks regional...
December 5, 2019 - 5:57pm
American Crystal Sugar looks to get past this year's 'bump in the road'
FARGO — As a grower for American Crystal Sugar Co. and chairman of the co-op’s board, Curt Knutson tried to look for a bright side to a miserable...
December 5, 2019 - 4:22pm
Italian pasta increasingly is made of wheat from the U.S. and Canada
Italy, the world's biggest pasta consumer, can't abandon the North American wheat used to make spaghetti and macaroni after smaller plantings...
December 5, 2019 - 9:02am
December 4, 2019
JBS to buy Minnesota beef plant, saving 145 jobs
PIPESTONE — The September announcement that J&B Group would close its beef processing operation in Pipestone brought a cloud of worry over...
December 4, 2019 - 6:27pm
Analysis: Trump's $28 billion trade war bailout may be overpaying some farmers
President Donald Trump's $28 billion farm bailout may be paying many growers more than the trade war with China has cost them. The U.S. Department...
December 4, 2019 - 12:31pm
December 3, 2019
Millborn Seeds scrambled to meet demand created by prevented planting
BROOKINGS, S.D. — When 4 million acres of the South Dakota’s crops couldn’t be planted in 2019, there was a powerful need for cover crop...
December 3, 2019 - 6:00am
Electrician, family, grow into SD goat biz
RENNER, S.D. — An eavesdropper might wonder if electrician Talis Johnson has some kind of slow, comic timing issue. “We will start kidding...
December 3, 2019 - 12:00am
December 2, 2019
Historic amount of North Dakota corn acres still in the field
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- There is more corn still standing in North Dakota fields than there has been at this time since at least 2000.
December 2, 2019 - 5:24pm
South Dakota lawmakers to consider legalizing hemp in 2020
PIERRE, S.D. — A panel of South Dakota lawmakers has approved a draft bill that legalizes hemp to be grown, produced, processed and transported...
December 2, 2019 - 5:18pm
America braces for possible french fry shortage after poor potato harvest
Potato processors are rushing to buy supplies and ship them across North America in order to keep French fries on the menu after cold, wet weather...
December 2, 2019 - 12:12pm
The Pinke Post: Ride-along’s reminders: Have passion and a plan
I had lined up a few farmers to do combine ride-alongs this fall. I wanted to follow up on an earlier column from this fall to ride along in...
December 2, 2019 - 6:00am
December 1, 2019
Schlecht: Never surrender when farm times are tough
MEDINA, N.D. — I got a call from my husband the other day in which he said some words I’m pretty sure he had never said in that combination...
December 1, 2019 - 5:49pm
With horrid weather, flooding and other hurdles, South Dakota farmer says ‘2019 can kiss mine'
ALEXANDRIA, S.D. — Heading into 2019, fourth-generation Alexandria farmer Richard Aulner was thinking of taking it a little easier on his operation...
December 1, 2019 - 9:00am
November 30, 2019
Making seeds to withstand climate change is getting harder
Global hunger and malnutrition are on the rise, as are temperatures and water shortages. Humanity must adapt crops to the changing climate by...
November 30, 2019 - 4:30pm
Holiday meal costs down
Consumers have a lot to be thankful for during the holidays, including some of the lowest food prices in the world. Watch the full episode...
November 30, 2019 - 8:30am