posted on April 19, 2013 at 4:03 PM
The calendar says spring, but Mother Nature continues to disagree.
Heavy snow fell in the plains --- most recently in Nebraska and Minnesota --- where travel was slowed because of the precipitation.
posted on April 5, 2013 at 5:36 PM
The annual rite of spring is underway in Fargo, North Dakota – volunteers filling sandbags --- a task this week aided by junior high students.
posted on November 9, 2012 at 3:51 PM
The amendment approved Tuesday guarantees the right of farmers to engage in "modern" agriculture and bars any law limiting their right "to employ agricultural technology, modern livestock production and ranching practices."
posted on September 28, 2012 at 12:43 PM
Congress left town with the five-year, nearly $500 billion farm and food bill, in limbo. That has created a political headache for Republican candidates in states that count farming and ranching as top industries, such as North Dakota, Montana,...
posted on September 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM
Farm Rescue group extends aid to it's 200th farm family.
posted on August 24, 2012 at 12:48 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A $1 million grant intended to promote the manufacture of anhydrous ammonia fertilizer was delayed while North Dakota officials sought more information about the project.
The state Industrial Commission on Monday...
posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:03 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Officials don't believe extreme drought in other states has anything to do with Japanese beetles showing up in North Dakota for only the second time in 52 years.
The pests that feast on everything from rose bushes to corn...
posted on July 27, 2012 at 2:11 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A farm aid organization that started in North Dakota six years ago is expanding into its fifth state.
Farm Rescue was started by North Dakota farm native Bill Gross, who flies cargo airplanes for UPS.
Farm Rescue organizes...
posted on July 13, 2012 at 1:19 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Drought-stricken cattle ranchers in Wyoming are looking to surrounding states for grazing land, and their best bet might be North Dakota, where farmers this year have been luckier than their neighbors.
posted on May 25, 2012 at 4:41 PM
One year ago, Missouri River flood waters were rushing through North and South Dakota with downstream states in their sights.
posted on April 20, 2012 at 1:36 PM
North Dakota's governor has bridled at a Minnesota lawmaker's scathing assessment of the state's austere, Depression-era Capitol, saying the critic knows little about architecture.
posted on March 23, 2012 at 7:41 PM
President Obama voices his support for a portion of a controversial oil pipeline. Private analysts gaze into the crystal ball prior to USDA's prospective plantings estimates. And thousands of workers migrate to North Dakota, where an oil boom is...
posted on March 23, 2012 at 4:10 PM
Two years after the worst downturn since the Great Depression supposedly ended, America continues to claw its way back from the economic abyss.
posted on November 18, 2011 at 7:49 PM
Powered by robust demand, farmland values increase by the largest amount in decades. A lack of clearly defined rules for members of Congress on insider trading prompts calls for reform. Thousands of workers migrate to North Dakota, where an oil...
posted on November 10, 2011 at 8:18 PM
Amidst already-tight supplies, the Agriculture Department cuts U.S. crop production estimates. While some lawmakers eye cuts to federal farm programs, others ponder new supports for agriculture. And an in-depth examination of the North Dakota...