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Halmrast wins NDFB 2012 safety picture contest

NaKayla Hlmrast, a student from North Sargent School in Gwinner is the winner of North Dakota Farm Bureau’s 2012 safety picture contest. Her picture was of a pasture scene featuring a goat, a sheep and...

Lt. Gov. Wrigley & Ag Commissioner Goehring lead China trade mission

Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring and the North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) will lead a delegation comprised of 14 North Dakota businesses and organizations on a trade mission to China, March...

USDA announcement on lean finely textured beef

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced March 15 that school districts  will have choice whether to include lean finely textured beef in purchases of ground beef for the National School Lunch Program. USDA said in...

Senate Ag Committee hearing on crop insurance

The Senate Ag Committee kicked off its final schedules Farm Bill Hearing today. The hearing focused on the need for and cost effectiveness of risk management tools available to farmers and how the federal government can...

NCBA supports rule to increase competitiveness of Checkoff Funds

The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) on March 14 submitted comments on the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service proposed rule  pertaining to the Beef Checkoff Program. The proposed rule would expand contracting authority by eliminating the requirement that only allows organizations active...

Ag groups urge withdrawal of LightSquared conditional waiver

Several agriculture organizations representing farmers and agribusinesses in all 50 states have declared that “high-precision GPS technology is vitally important to American agriculture, and would be gravely harmed by LightSquared’s plans.” They have filed their...

NCGA extends CUTC 2012 early registration deadline

NCGA announced that the early registration period for 2012 Corn Utilization and Technology Conference has been extended by one week and will now close on Friday, April 6.  The biennual event will be held...

ND students receive National Farmers Union scholarships

National Farmers Union awarded two scholarships to youth from North Dakota. Rochelle Bitz and Ty Bruner will each receive a $1000 scholarship. Bitz is the daughter of Darrell and Danita Bitz of Napoleon, N.D.,...

Sugarbeet Institute gathers in Grand Forks

Billed as the biggest sugarbeet trade show in North America, the 50th International Sugarbeet Institute is underway at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks.  The floor of the Alerus is covered with booths representing 125...

Wheat Growers reaches Agreement with OSHA

Wheat Growers has reached a settlement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) involving a December 22, 2009, grain accident at its facility in McLaughlin, SD. Wheat Growers contested the initial judgment and...

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