February 1, 2015

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Spring Weather Might Allow for Timely Planting

Its been an unusual winter in much of the Northern Plains.  It’s the end of January and many parts of the Dakotas lack snow cover, if only because it melted off in a wave of record heat over the past week.  University of North Dakota Professor of Meteorology Leon Osborne says we shouldn’t get too […]


Growth Energy and NCGA Respond to World Resource Institute Study

The World Resources Institute recently released a report that criticizes biofuels. Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis says the report repackages old, previously debunked food and fuel and Indirect Land Use Change myths in attempts to discredit an American success story. Buis says the criticism is based on the limited assumption that the U.S. and the […]

Minot Port

Shipping Hub in the Magic City

The Minot Area Development Corporation is attending the KMOT AG Expo at the North Dakota State Fair Center in Minot, and they’ve got opportunities on hand for the right agricultural company. The Corporation has two slots available at the Port of North Dakota, which is currently under Phase 1 of the Port’s expansion.  We visited […]


Ag Groups Write Letter Addressing Port Slowdown Concerns

The American Soybean Association (ASA), along with more than 90 fellow farm and food organizations, called on representatives on both sides of the labor dispute impacting operations at five west coast ports to come to the bargaining table and resolve the issue that threatens the supply chain continuity for countless U.S. agricultural commodities. Not only is […]


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