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Jason Brown concerts to benefit Farm Rescue

July 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN Country music singer Jason Brown is performing concerts to aid the nonprofit Farm Rescue organization. Continue Reading

Help on the farm: Rescue organization helps local farmers in need

May 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Planting crops near his home between South Heart and Belfield wasn’t in the cards this year for Daryl Zarak. A brain injury from an ATV accident in December has kept Zarak from being able to do much on the farm. Continue Reading

Farm Rescue founder launches separate foundation

April 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The founder of Farm Rescue has launched a separate foundation to further his cause of helping farmers stricken by major illnesses, ailments or disasters. Continue Reading

Farm Rescue gets largest grant in history: $348K

March 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN The North Dakota-based Farm Rescue organization is getting a grant of nearly $348,000 from a charitable trust established by the late hotel and real estate baroness Leona Helmsley. Continue Reading

VIDEO: Volunteer farm group helps its 200th family

September 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Charles Hardie couldn’t help but smile as he sat atop the combine with blades chewing down stalks of yellow corn at a rhythmic pace near here Thursday afternoon. The 900 acres of corn belong to Dan and Rose Dotzenrod and their son Ben. Hardie, a retired farmer, is a volunteer for Farm Rescue. Continue Reading

Farm Rescue picks 200th family to help

September 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WYNDMERE Charles Hardie couldn’t help but smile as he sat atop the combine with blades chewing down stalks of yellow corn at a rhythmic pace near here Thursday afternoon. Continue Reading

1st farmer reflects on Farm Rescue’s success

July 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The farm aid organization Farm Rescue this fall will help its 200th farmer in the Upper Midwest. The first man to receive help from the organization says he’s a little surprised that it has grown so quickly. Continue Reading

Farm Rescue expands into Iowa, its 5th state

July 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) A unique farm aid organization started in North Dakota six years ago by an airplane pilot has grown steadily from its humble beginnings with less than a handful of volunteers and very little money and is now expanding into its fifth state. Continue Reading

Farm Rescue expands into Iowa, its fifth state

July 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

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. Continue Reading

Neighbors and strangers help plant crops of Minnesota family

April 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With his wife battling cancer and five children to look out for the youngest of whom is 2 years old Matt Klemetson has a lot more to worry about than planting corn. On Tuesday, a few neighbors and friendly strangers stopped by to help pick up the slack. Four volunteers from Farm Rescue took on the job of planting 300 acres of corn at Klemetson’s farm, freeing him up for a hospital visit with his family. They’ll also plant 300 acres of soybeans. Based in Jamestown, N.D., Farm Rescue operates in Minnesota, the Dakotas, and eastern Montana. Continue Reading