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$1M jury award to western N.D. ranch for oil drilling impacts could cost industry in future

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A jury verdict awarding $1 million to the owners of a western North Dakota hunting ranch who claimed that oil drilling turned their pristine landscape into “an industrial zone” could set a costly precedent for the state’s booming o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

$1M jury award to western N.D. ranch for oil drilling impacts could cost industry in future

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A jury verdict awarding $1 million to the owners of a western North Dakota hunting ranch who claimed that oil drilling turned their pristine landscape into “an industrial zone” could set a costly precedent for the state’s booming o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PHOTO: Big sale at Mitchell Livestock Auction

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Column: Clean water proposal aims to help farmers

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

By KEN KOPOCIS, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

WASHINGTON — When Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, it didn’t just defend the mighty Mississippi or the Great Lakes; it also protected smaller streams and wetlands from pollution….continue reading on dglobe.com

Corn futures slump to four-year low as US frost threat wanes

September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — Corn dropped to the lowest in four years as waning prospects for frost damage last week boosted speculation that yields will be bigger than the government forecast in the U.S., the world’s biggest producer.

Farmers will harvest 14.276 …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Corn futures slump to four-year low as US frost threat wanes

September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — Corn dropped to the lowest in four years as waning prospects for frost damage last week boosted speculation that yields will be bigger than the government forecast in the U.S., the world’s biggest producer.

Farmers will harvest 14.276 …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Big crop gets bigger: USDA raises U.S. corn, soybean estimates

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — U.S. corn and soybean production in 2014, already pegged at record highs, will be higher than expected a month ago and somewhat above trade expectations, the U.S. government said on Thursday, triggering a swift drop in Chicago grain mar…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Soy yields set for US record as rains fatten pods

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jeff Wilson

CHICAGO — After soybean fields from North Dakota to Ohio got more than twice the normal rainfall in August, Iowa farmer Jason Marienau expects the wet weather that plumped up his beans to boost yields to a record.

The showers h…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Soy yields set for US record as rains fatten pods

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jeff Wilson

CHICAGO — After soybean fields from North Dakota to Ohio got more than twice the normal rainfall in August, Iowa farmer Jason Marienau expects the wet weather that plumped up his beans to boost yields to a record.

The showers h…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Weather could dampen harvest momentum

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

A beautiful weekend marked by high temperatures got southwest North Dakota’s wheat harvest rolling, farmers said Monday.

But, the momentum likely won’t last long as frost-producing temperatures and rain in the forecast for the next three days look…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com