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Weekly spring wheat crop summary

Serious planting delays, due to perpetual cool, rainy weather and saturated soils, continue to challenge producers in the primary U.S. hard red spring wheat production areas of North Dakota and Montana. More than 60...

Area leaders talk crop insurance with Federal officials

Extreme weather is threatening crop production on several fronts this season - A scorching drought has withered the winter wheat crop in the Southern Plains. Historic flooding has swamped states along the Mississippi. Cool,...

Corn Farmers Coalition launches educational program 3rd year in a row

The Corn Farmers Coalition announced that it will be at the nation's capital for the third year in a row to teach about U.S. family farmers who produce corn. The major educational program debuts...

71 schools receive dollars to support Fuel Up to Play 60

Midwest Dairy Council awarded $122,945 to 71 schools in 10 Midwest states, including Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and eastern Oklahoma, to support their Fuel...

Dairy Tour in Central Minnesota

The Minnesota Milk Producers Association and University of Minnesota Extension are inviting those who are interested in Minnesota’s dairy production practices and networking with fellow members of the dairy industry to attend their Bus...

U.S. Supreme Court denies review of EPA decision on carbofuran domestic tolerances

The U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition yesterday by FMC Corporation, the National Corn Growers Association, National Sunflower Association and National Potato Council for review of a lower appellate court ruling which had upheld...

USDA provides first look at 2011 corn crop condition

In its first report on the condition of the 2011 corn crop as planting nears completion across the Corn Belt, the U.S. Department of Agriculture rated the crop 94 percent fair...

North & South Dakota planting progress reports

North Dakota Planting progress for most crops continued despite the wet conditions. Barley was 44 percent planted, compared to 96 percent last year and 93 percent for the five-year average. Barley was 15 percent emerged. Spring and...

96-inch pipeline to be built for East Devils Lake outlet

Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced yesterday that the State Water Commission opened bids for the procurement of pipe that will be used for the construction of the East Devils Lake Outlet, the second...

Ghana delegation visits North Dakota

Concluding a week-long trip to the U.S. on Friday, a Ghanaian (Ga-Ney-In) delegation launched a national farm show and an agricultural-focused multi-media platform to gain North American agri-business support. Dr. Delore Zimmerman, President and CEO...

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