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August 7, 2014
Robert Bonnie, right, USDA under secretary for natural resources and environment, addresses attendees at a roundtable discussion on conservation compliance being tied to crop insurance. Also pictured are, from left, Eric Lindstrom from the Ducks Unlimited Government Affairs office in Bismarck, Keith Trego from the North Dakota Natural Resources Trust, Tom Brusegaard from Sen. John Hoeven’s, R-N.D., office and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.
Heitkamp, USDA hear concerns on compliance requirements
August 7, 2014 - 6:56am
August 5, 2014
Three state fair pigs exhibited influenza symptoms
August 5, 2014 - 8:10am
Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service 
About 20 to 25 percent of Sidney, Mont., area sugar beet acres have shifted to sprinkler-type center-pivot systems. The systems cost about $1,000 an acre, but there is a 50 percent government cost-share, and they save physically challenging flood irrigation labor in a competitive market.
Irrigators get help abroad, switch to sprinkler systems
August 5, 2014 - 8:07am
Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service 
Sidney Sugars Inc. of Sidney, Mont., has had somewhat spotty rail service this winter, but not as bad as the Red River Valley of Minnesota and North Dakota, home to its American Crystal Sugar Co. parent company.
Sidney Sugars recruits workers from Oil Patch
August 5, 2014 - 8:05am
July 30, 2014
CRP reductions to continue
July 30, 2014 - 7:13am
July 29, 2014
BNSF whittles down late cars
July 29, 2014 - 8:06am
July 28, 2014
CP pressured to provide more information on delays
July 28, 2014 - 7:05am
July 25, 2014
Pigs fall from truck onto I-29
July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
July 18, 2014
Verona unit train loading facility announced
July 18, 2014 - 8:33am
July 9, 2014
CBOT Calls-Wheat down 3-5 cents, corn down 1-3, soy down 8-12
July 9, 2014 - 8:59am
July 7, 2014
Corn tumbles to near 4-year low on ideal crop weather
July 7, 2014 - 12:24pm
July 5, 2014
Anthrax confirmed in North Dakota beef cow
July 5, 2014 - 10:48am
Website available for ammonia dealers
July 5, 2014 - 7:34am
July 1, 2014
Area sites part of Project Safe Send
July 1, 2014 - 7:07am
June 13, 2014
Bill Klett, Jamestown beekeeper, holds a honeycomb and talks about how honey bees use the cells to store food and house the brood. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Buzz of bees
June 13, 2014 - 5:52am