Saturday, February 22, 2020

Regional News

Wet weather continues to hamper planting efforts

Emmett Lampert, technical support representative for Syngenta, says very, very little planting has taken place in his territory, covering Northwest Minnesota, all of North Dakota, Montana to the Rockies and the Western two-thirds or...

Emergency CRP use by Livestock in ND extended to May 15

Livestock producers now have until May 15 to use CRP acreage to alleviate the impacts of flooding according to Aaron Krauter, North Dakota State Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency.  This...

N.D. Governor signs bill providing flood, snow assistance

Governor Jack Dalrymple yesterday signed into law Senate Bill 2369, which provides emergency funding totaling $31 million to help local governments cover the costs of statewide flood-fighting efforts, flood damages and the removal of...

Insect tool tracks earworms and cutworms

A sophisticated online tool that forecasts corn insect migration has been enhanced for the 2011 growing season to increase farmer awareness about above-ground pests that can threaten their fields. Developed by climatologist and meteorologist Mike...

Senator Hoeven returns from Asia

Senator John Hoeven on Tuesday briefed media on his recent trip to Asia with U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to promote trade and review U.S.-Asian Security issues. The Congressional delegation on Saturday completed...

Midwest student named National Ambassador

On Monday, Midwest Dairy Council announced Katie Osmundson of Robert Frost Elementary in Sioux Falls, S.D., was selected to serve as a National Student Ambassador for Fuel Up to Play 60’s Student Ambassador Program. Fuel...

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...

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...

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