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
October 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Nearly ideal growing conditions this summer and fall led to a bumper canola harvest, North Dakota farmers and agriculture officials said. Continue Reading
August 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Although southwest North Dakota’s grain harvest is behind where it was in 2012, experts are calling this year’s crop a success to date. Continue Reading
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
May 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS The wet, late spring has wiped out any chance of Cavalier County shattering its corn acreage this year. “We had 5,000 acres of corn last year. That was a record,” Extension Agent Ron Beneda said. “The original talk last fall was that we maybe were going to have four times that record 20,000 acres would have been in this spring. Now, it’s back to the 5,000 acres.” Continue Reading
August 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Northstar Agri Industries is inviting the public to its new canola crushing facility’s grand opening celebration Wednesday in Hallock, Minn., according to a news release. Continue Reading
July 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Dry conditions have led to a number of blazes in the region in the past few weeks and much of southwestern North Dakota was under Red Flag warnings Tuesday. Mott and the Medora area experienced first hand what the dry conditions can do on Tuesday. Continue Reading
June 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
“Is that what they call that little yellow flower?”
Yes, canola is what the novice often calls the “little yellow flower” populating fields in the area this time of year.
Canola growers, like Jon Wert, who farms 2,600 acres of canola on his land east of New England in Hettinger County, say the crop works well into their rotation cycle.
March 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Two big canola processing plants now under construction one in northwestern Minnesota, the other in Alberta are expected to boost North America’s canola industry. Continue Reading
February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
U.S. farmers aren’t meeting the strong, growing demand for canola, so it’s important they increase production of the crop, said the executive director of the Northern Canola Growers Association. Continue Reading