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Ag groups call on Congress to enact two-year regulatory moratorium

Over 75 agricultural associations, farmer co-ops, and agribusinesses called on the chairmen and ranking members of the House and Senate agriculture committees to include, in their recommendations to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit...

NCGA interviews new members

With the October 1 dawn of fiscal year 2012, the National Corn Growers Association's Corn Board welcomed four new members, Keith Alverson, Chip Bowling, Bob Bowman and Lynn Chrisp, as well as Martin Barbre...

Barley crop quality information soon available

2011 Regional Crop Quality reports for North Dakota, northwestern Minnesota and Montana will soon be completed and published by the Institute of Barley and Malt Sciences and the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee.  This...

25th Annual All Breeds Cattle Tour to be held Wednesday, Oct. 12 in Northwest...

The northwest portion of the state will be the highlight of this year’s All Breeds Cattle Tour. The 2011 event marks the 25th anniversary of the All Breeds Cattle Tour, sponsored by the North...

Koch Agronomic Services completes acquisition of AGROTAIN® Nitrogen Stabilizer business

Koch Agronomic Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Fertilizer, LLC, announced yesterday that it has completed an asset acquisition of AGROTAIN International, LLC’s AGROTAIN.    “We’re excited to integrate the portfolio of AGROTAIN® stabilizer products...

House legislation would weaken Renewable Fuels Standard

The National Corn Growers Association and American Coalition for Ethanol today urged members of Congress to oppose legislation introduced by Reps. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Jim Costa (D-CA) that would significantly weaken the Renewable...

SD Beef Council adopts $3.5-million budget

The South Dakota Beef Industry Council’s (SDBIC) newly adopted $3.5-million budget will be working hard in fiscal year 2012 to reach consumers from South Dakota to New York to foreign countries with the message...

Soybean checkoff-funded analysis says canal expansion could improve competitiveness

An extensive study coordinated by the United Soybean Board’s (USB) Global Opportunities (GO) program expects a new, larger shipping lane through the Panama Canal to double the area that draws U.S. soy to Mississippi...

National Biodiesel Board VP Steckel Comments on National Research Council Report

Anne Steckel, vice president of federal affairs for the National Biodiesel Board, made the following statement regarding the report released Tuesday from the National Research Council on the Renewable Fuel Standard: "We were pleased to...

North Dakota Soybean Council announces new election process

Election of the ND Soybean Council's county representatives will take place in December 2011. Early next year, county representatives will select members of the ND Soybean Council. Nominations need to be made so that names...

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