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Severe Weather Announcements (4)
October 25, 2013
Damage to Dakotas sunflower crop being determined
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- The sunflower industry is working to determine the amount of damage to this year's crop in the nation's two top-producing states. An early October blizzard flattened all or part of many sunflower fields in North Dakota and South Dakota, and there are some...
October 25, 2013 - 9:33am
North Dakota office hosts Chinese food buyers
FARGO (AP) -- The North Dakota Trade Office and companies from around the state are hosting a delegation of Chinese food buyers, researchers and government officials this week. The initiative is the second part of the North Dakota-China Reverse Trade Mission, in which Chinese delegates...
October 25, 2013 - 6:04am
October 23, 2013
ND beet harvest prompts advisory for motorists
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- State transportation officials are urging motorists to be cautious in eastern North Dakota with the sugar beet harvest underway. Roadways can become slippery due to mud and other debris from trucks hauling the beets to processing plants. Large farm equipment...
October 23, 2013 - 10:45am
October 22, 2013
Blizzard-lost Plains cattle will hurt area economy
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- An early October blizzard that killed tens of thousands of cattle in western South Dakota will have a staggering impact on the regional economy, the head of the state Stockgrower's Association said. The direct economic impact of the cattle loses could be...
October 22, 2013 - 9:36am
NDSU Foundation sues S.D. seed dealer over royalties
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) -- The North Dakota State University Research Foundation is suing a seed dealer in the South Dakota city of Brookings for royalties it says it is owed for oat seed sales. The foundation claims that Jeff Muckey of Sexauer Discount Farm Services and others violated...
October 22, 2013 - 7:24am
October 19, 2013
Farm bill complexities: Congress continues discussions; federal policy is third highest priority
ST. PAUL -- President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown is history, but that is no guarantee a farm bill will have easy sledding. The bill is more complex than a combine filled with computers, global...
Nation and World / News
October 19, 2013 - 7:00am
October 18, 2013
OSHA probing grain elevator worker death in Harvey
HARVEY, N.D. (AP) -- The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a worker at a grain elevator in Harvey. The Bismarck Tribune reports that the incident happened at the Prairie Towers Elevator two weeks ago. OSHA official Eric Brooks says...
October 18, 2013 - 9:38am
NDFU concerned about changes to oil industry
North Dakota Farmers Union President Woody Barth submitted comments to the North Dakota Industrial Commission this week, citing his concerns with proposed amendments to administrative rules for the oil and gas industry. NDFU supports a balanced approach to land and mineral management...
October 18, 2013 - 6:17am
October 16, 2013
ND ag dept sets up wetland credits database
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has activated an online service to connect farmers and ranchers needing wetland credits with agricultural landowners who have available wetlands. Under the Wetland Conservation Act, a farmer can't drain or...
October 16, 2013 - 4:33pm
Fargo named site for national agriculture meeting
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- An international agriculture conference is coming to Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., in 2016. The Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference features experts from university and private industry to discuss research on growing healthy food for a world population....
October 16, 2013 - 1:38pm
October 15, 2013
ND Soybean Council hosts Filipino trade team
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- The North Dakota Soybean Council is hosting a trade team from the Philippines. The delegation on Tuesday was touring a grain elevator in Hillsboro and a seed company in Casselton. The Soybean Council says the goal is to educate the trade team about the quality...
October 15, 2013 - 11:33am
Heavy rainfall setting records in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Rainy weather is setting records in North Dakota. The National Weather Service reports that Bismarck, Dickinson, Jamestown, Grand Forks and Fargo all set daily rainfall records for Oct. 14 on Monday. Fargo had the most rain, with 1.27 inches. Dickinson had...
News / Weather
October 15, 2013 - 10:05am
October 11, 2013
Deer disease now being found in some cattle
BISMARCK (AP) -- A fatal disease that has struck North Dakota's deer population this year is now being found in cattle. Cattle cases of epizootic hemorrhagic disease -- commonly known as EHD -- have been reported in several counties, according to State Veterinarian Susan Keller.
October 11, 2013 - 6:31am
Beet truck crashes in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS (AP) -- A beet truck crash in Grand Forks left the road covered with the vegetable. Police said the driver of the tractor trailer...
October 11, 2013 - 6:30am
Producers advised to record losses
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is advising livestock producers to carefully document, record and verify livestock losses from last week's winter storm. "Ranchers should keep detailed records including photographs of their livestock that died from the storm," Goehring sai...
October 11, 2013 - 6:29am