Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

agriculture

April 19, 2018
Michelle Rook (Submitted photo)
Michelle Rook joins AgweekTV as anchor
April 19, 2018 - 4:27pm
April 16, 2018
The Cargill Malting Plant in Spiritwood announced it is closing its doors. This photo shows the plant, its grain storage area and waste water treatment ponds.  John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Cargill to close one of three ND malt plants
April 16, 2018 - 7:26pm
Corn farmers and businesses starting May 11 will start receiving notices to file to prove claims in a Syngenta corn lawsuit. A preliminary settlement agreement indicates $1.51 billion in estimated claims, including $1.438 billion for U.S. farmers who did not raise Viptera or Duracade varieties during the 2013 to 2017 years. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service/Agweek)
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
April 16, 2018 - 8:50am
With the persistence of winter, there are farmers already concerned about planting delays. (Michelle Rook / Special to Agweek / Forum News Service)
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
April 16, 2018 - 8:20am
American Crystal Sugar Co. share sales have traded well this winter, buoyed by favorable storage conditions, a boosted price projection, and comparisons to other commodity prices. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service/Agweek)
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
April 16, 2018 - 8:10am
Community members get a look at the new ag ed facility at Kidder County School in Steele, N.D (Jenny Schlecht / Agweek)
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
April 16, 2018 - 8:00am
Pete Hanebutt, North Dakota Farm Bureau Public Policy Director. (Submitted photo)
Sustainability: In their own words: Farm groups explain what it means to them
April 16, 2018 - 6:00am
April 10, 2018
Congress has passed legislation raising funding for livestock disaster programs making more money available for ranchers affected by the 2017 drought. Above, cattle are seen at Kist Livestock in Mandan, N.D.,  on Tuesday, April 10. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Funding cap lifted on federal livestock disaster assistance
April 10, 2018 - 7:22pm
Rep. Collin Peterson, D.-Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
April 10, 2018 - 6:47pm
April 9, 2018
Cooperstown (N.D.) Veterinary Clinic vehicles stand at attention at about 6 p.m, at the end of the day when the first call came at 3:45 a.m. Cattlemen are at various stages of completion for calving, which has been made miserable by snow and bitter cold. Photo at Cooperstown, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
April blizzards, freezing gizzards
April 9, 2018 - 1:39pm
A group of red Angus heifers are replacement for the station’s cow herd which are used for various studies. Photo taken April 3, 2018, near Carrington, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Neville joins research extension center as animal scientist
April 9, 2018 - 12:39pm
Sean Brotherson is a service family science specialist for the North Dakota State University Extension. File photo / Forum News Service
Farm stress contributing to farmer suicides, expert says
April 9, 2018 - 11:56am
South Dakota Dairy Producers Association President Marv Post speaks at the Central Plains Dairy Expo in Sioux Falls, S.D. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Dairy farmers eye labor, policy and trade at Central Plains Dairy Expo
April 9, 2018 - 10:54am
The Finding Farmland Calculator is designed to help farmers understand farm financing options, determine what they can afford and prepare to work with a loan officer. (Taken from https://findingfarmland.youngfarmers.org/calculator)
New tool for big farmland challenge
April 9, 2018 - 9:52am
John, Carol and Brian Kuipers have about 270 lambs on the ground. Calving season is just getting going on their place south of Tappen, N.D. Photo taken March 30, 2018. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Tough calving season brings up considerations for change
April 9, 2018 - 8:38am
randomness