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September 1, 2014
Cramer objects to allowing imports
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s congressman is objecting to a government agency’s proposal to allow beef to be imported from Argentina despite concerns over contamination due to foot-and-mouth disease. U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer voiced concerns in a statement Friday about the proposed...
September 1, 2014 - 7:10am
August 28, 2014
More rail options coming: State signs agreement with Port of Vancouver Wednesday
FARGO — Under a new deal signed Wednesday, North Dakota’s agricultural producers will have more options for rail shipping — a growing concern in a state where heavy oil traffic on rails has caused delays for other freight shipments. Through the agreement, the Port of Vancouver,...
August 28, 2014 - 7:01am
August 21, 2014
Ag commissioner urges protection against flooding
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is urging farmers and ranchers in western and central North Dakota to take action to protect their livestock and other property from possible flooding. “The forecast is calling for as much as 3 to 6 inches of rain through the weekend,” Goehring...
August 21, 2014 - 7:10am
August 19, 2014
State to receive federal grant
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Jobs, Rural Economic Growth and Energy Innovation and member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Monday announced $120,000 in federal funding to help grow small businesses...
August 19, 2014 - 7:03am
August 16, 2014
Theuer appointed as emergency manager in North Dakota Department of Agriculture
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has appointed Kent Theurer as the emergency manager in the North Dakota Department of Agriculture. “State agriculture departments are increasingly involved in agricultural emergency, disaster and security matters, such as foreign animal disease...
August 16, 2014 - 7:25am
August 8, 2014
N.D. ag industry expresses worries to BNSF chairman
FARGO — North Dakota farmers and agricultural processors vented their concerns about grain shipments to the head of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway on Thursday in Fargo. BNSF executive chairman Matt Rose again reported the big capital increases the company plans to invest...
August 8, 2014 - 5:53am
August 7, 2014
Heitkamp, USDA hear concerns on compliance requirements
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., led a roundtable discussion Wednesday at the Valley City State University campus for farmers...
August 7, 2014 - 6:56am
August 5, 2014
Three state fair pigs exhibited influenza symptoms
The North Dakota Department of Agriculture and North Dakota Department of Health received results from the National Veterinary Services Laboratory confirming that three pigs exhibited at the state fair in Minot have tested positive for an influenza A H3N2 virus strain. Although influenza...
August 5, 2014 - 8:10am
Irrigators get help abroad, switch to sprinkler systems
FAIRVIEW, Mont. — All sugar beets grown for Sidney Sugars Inc. are irrigated, and that traditionally has meant some hard physical labor. But...
August 5, 2014 - 8:07am
Sidney Sugars recruits workers from Oil Patch
SIDNEY, Mont. — Dave Garland, general manager of the Sidney Sugars Inc. beet sugar plant of Sidney, Mont., says he’d prefer to concentrate...
August 5, 2014 - 8:05am
July 30, 2014
CRP reductions to continue
The loss of more than half of the acres of land in a popular conservation program in North Dakota has triggered what Eric Lindstrom, government affairs representative for Ducks Unlimited in North Dakota, referred to as “CRP loss hangover.” Conservation Reserve Progam is a conservation...
July 30, 2014 - 7:13am
July 29, 2014
BNSF whittles down late cars
FARGO — Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway reported 3,908 past-due agricultural rail cars as of July 17, down about 14 percent from the previous week’s 4,561. The past-due single-car orders were an average of 26.6 days late, compared with 30.2 days the previous week. BNSF,...
July 29, 2014 - 8:06am
July 28, 2014
CP pressured to provide more information on delays
GRAND FORKS — With pressure already on BNSF Railway to put a stop to delays of grain shipments in North Dakota, attention now shifts to Canadian Pacific Railway. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., sent a letter last week to CP urging the company to release more information on the...
July 28, 2014 - 7:05am
July 25, 2014
Pigs fall from truck onto I-29
BUXTON, N.D. — Piglets were falling out of a truck and onto Interstate 29 for several miles near here Wednesday before the driver eventually noticed, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. There were “dead pigs all over the road,” Sgt. Greg Smith said. The truck driver was...
July 25, 2014 - 7:45am
July 18, 2014
Verona unit train loading facility announced
Farmers in eastern LaMoure and western Ransom counties will have another option for shipping grain. James Valley Grain at Verona announced Thursday it is proceeding with the construction of a shuttle train loading facility, according to Eric Larson, general manager of the company. An...
July 18, 2014 - 8:33am