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Perdue Names Appointees to the North Dakota FSA State Committee

U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the individuals who will serve on the North Dakota USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) state committee. The state committee is responsible for the oversight of...

Culver’s "Thank You Farmers" Project Surpasses $1.7 Million in Donations

In 2017, the nearly 650 Culver’s restaurants in 24 states and the chain’s support center donated over $400,000 to agricultural education initiatives in schools and organizations like the National FFA Organization, bringing Culver’s total...

Ag Secretary Perdue Announces FSA State Committee Appointees

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced a slate of Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Committee Appointees. State committees are selected by the Secretary, serve at the pleasure of the Secretary, and are...

Wheat Growers and North Central Farmers Elevator Announce New Co-op Name

The Boards of Directors of North Central Farmers Elevator and Wheat Growers voted earlier today to approve the name for the new cooperative that will launch February 1 – Agtegra Cooperative. Wheat Growers CEO Chris...

Grain Dealers to Gather in Fargo for 106th Convention and Industry Show

The North Dakota Grain Dealers Association will hold its 106th Annual Convention & Industry Show at the Fargo Holiday Inn January 14-16, 2018.  Approximately 900 people are expected for the event, consisting of grain...

University of Minnesota Research Shows Annual Ryegrass Is a Win to Offset Winterkill in...

Meet alfalfa, a perennial legume used mainly as high-quality feed for dairy cattle. Alfalfa is also used as feed for beef cattle, horses, sheep, and goats. It’s high in protein (16-20% crude protein). It...

Midwest Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fix ARC Commodity Support Program

North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer introduced a bill cosponsored by Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa), House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.), and Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) to require the...

Census of Agriculture Vital to Future of Industry – AUDIO

The 2017 Census of Agriculture has been sent to farmers all across the country. Greg Thessen of the National Ag Statistics Service office in Des Moines, Iowa, says the Census is very important to...

Pork Exports Support U.S. Hog Herd Expansion

The U.S. swine inventory on December 1, 2017 was 73.2 million head. This was up two percent from a year ago. The breeding herd inventory at 6.1 million head, was up one percent. The...
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Minnesota Milk Producers Association Elects Officers at Conference and Expo

The Minnesota Milk Producers Association held its 41st annual meeting at Treasure Island Resort and Casino, Red Wing, Minn., in conjunction with the 14th annual Minnesota Milk Dairy Conference and Expo Nov. 28-29, 2017....

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