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North Dakota has fewer prevented planting acres

August 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

The number of prevented-planting acres in North Dakota this year apparently won’t be as high as once feared.
As of July 26, the most recent date for which statistics are available, 1,663,847 prevented-planting acres in the state had been reported,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND ag commissioner: New farm bill is tolerable

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jonathan Knutson
Forum News Service
GRAND FORKS — The new farm bill, though imperfect, is acceptable, North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner said.
“Given the current atmosphere, I’m glad we got it. Would you like more? Yeah,” Doug Go…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Index: ND land price increase slows

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — An annual index of farmland values increased 17 percent in North Dakota in 2013, according to an annual report by a state land appraisers group.
That’s a healthy increase but only “moderate” compared with a 39 percent increase index …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND canola crop looks good, but prices are dropping

August 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Mid-summer heat hurt North Dakota’s canola a year ago. But this year’s crop seems to have weathered July just fine. Continue Reading

Rock bottom interest rates boon for ag

December 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Behind the scenes, low interest rates are impacting most financial aspects of area agriculture. Continue Reading

Devils Lake ag dealership builds new home

June 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

High Plains Equipment operates in an area hurt by years of flooding and in an industry in which independent agricultural equipment dealers are increasingly unusual. Continue Reading

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Fargo ‘Wheel’ watcher gets his spin

September 20, 2010 in INFORUM

After 20 years watching the show, a Fargo man gets his chance to spin the “Wheel of Fortune” on Friday. Continue Reading