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ND Governor declares winter storm emergency

Gov. Jack Dalrymple yesterday issued an executive order declaring a winter storm emergency as a result of last weekend’s storm that struck western and central North Dakota. Dalrymple also waived service...

John Deere & Iowa Dealers sponsor NASCAR race

John Deere is partnering with 10 of its Iowa dealers to sponsor the Iowa John Deere Dealers 250 presented by Pioneer NASCAR Nationwide Series Race. The race is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m....

National Farm-City Council launches Facebook page

The National Farm-City Council has launched a Facebook page supporting the mission of the organization. The Facebook page provides information and visuals from local Farm-City organizations and allows them to share these activities with...

Record trade for April 2011

Today, Minneapolis Grain Exchange announced record volumes for April 2011. With 174,280 contracts traded in the month, April was a top 15 month for total volume in the Exchange's 130 year history.  April 28...

Livestock Indemnity Program is available for death loss

North Dakota beef producers were in the heart of the storm that hit over the weekend, tirelessly working to protect their herds and, especially, the many newborn calves that are on the ground and...

Planting progress behind

Wet weather has caused fieldwork to come to a standstill in the top corn-producing states east of the Mississippi River last week, pushing overall plantings below the average pace. USDA put corn plantings at 13...

May is Beef Month

May is Beef Month. It is also the month that the South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) is launching two new communication initiatives to reach the state’s beef producers and consumers. Checkoff Café, a quarterly...

Baucus introduces plan to promote clean energy, reduce oil industry tax breaks

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) has released a proposal to end some tax breaks for the oil and gas industry, and invest in clean domestic energy sources. Baucus said the proposal would...

Corn Refiners respond to lawsuit

The sugar industry has filed a lawsuit against several corn processors and their lobbying group for their effort to rebrand high-fructose corn syrup as “corn sugar”. In an attempt to end the campaign that markets...

Disaster Assistance Available for Producers

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting Administrator Val Dolcini today reminded crop and livestock producers throughout states that have recently experienced severe damage from flooding, wildfires and tornados that FSA programs may be available...

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