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America’s Farmers Mom of the Year Deadline approaches

St. Louis (April 21, 2011) With just a short time left until Monsanto announces its 2011 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year, there’s still time to submit a nomination for your...

NDFB supports regulation of hydraulic fracturing

North Dakota Farm Bureau said the state is in the best position to regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing at a Bureau of Land Management public hearing in Bismarck on April 20. “The...

South-Dakota Soyfood Cook-Off!

Up-and-coming chefs competed in the 13th annual Soyfoods Cook-Off Luncheon sponsored by the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council last week. Students from Mitchell Technical Institute-Culinary Academy of South Dakota and South Dakota...

Weed elimination-organic and conventional

"Weeds are hard to kill; they seem to come back no matter what steps people take to eradicate them. One reason is because of the persistence of weed seeds in the soil. Organic farming...

EPA approves Axial Star Herbicide

Syngenta in North America announced federal  environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of Axial® Star herbicide to control both annual grass and broadleaf weeds in spring wheat (excluding durum), winter wheat and barley. State registrations may still...

Wheat growers excited about U.S.-Panama FTA

U.S. Wheat Associated Chairman Don Schieber, a wheat grower from Ponca City, O.K., and National Association of Wheat Growers President Wayne Hurst, a wheat grower from Burley, I.D., welcome a break in the U.S.-Panama...

New Zealand to accept fresh, frozen U.S. pork

New Zealand's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has stated that it will soon begin accepting fresh and frozen pork imports from the United States. This is a positive development for U.S. pork exports, as...

Midwest weather remains cool and wet

USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says the 8 to 10 day forecast for the Midwest in the last five days of April and the first two days of May continues the current weather pattern. We...

Great Plains Food Bank receives over 30,000 eggs

Serving the Midwest for over 45 years, J&A Farms of Minnesota is donating more than 30,000 eggs to the Great Plains Food Bank in North Dakota. Stretched out shell to shell, each egg being...

Cattle in danger of foot rot

Livestock producers across the Northern Plains continue to fight one spring battle after another with rain and snow and flooding. Environmental conditions are ripe for plenty of cattle health problems – with producers in...

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