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A positive face for farming

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Anyone with a connection (i.e. eats food or wears clothes) would probably find the movie “Farmland” worth 10 bucks. The documentary movie rolled out in a national limited release May 1, with a free premiere on April 30 in Fargo at the M…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Funds available for conservation easements

May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Science is accepting applications for its easements program to conserve eligible agricultural lands and wetlands in North Dakota.
The easements, if approved, would prevent product…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Funds available for conservation easements

May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Science is accepting applications for its easements program to conserve eligible agricultural lands and wetlands in North Dakota.
The easements, if approved, would prevent product…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND farmland values continue rising

August 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The 2012 drought that devastated crops and pastures in much of the Upper Midwest didn’t stop the price of farmland from shooting higher, especially in North Dakota. Continue Reading

North Dakota farmland may hide rare rocks

July 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and, in Calvin Duszynski’s case, a farmer’s nuisance could be his treasure. Continue Reading

Where are the beef, corn, sheep…?

March 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest farm numbers report lead one to wonder where all of the farms are going. Continue Reading

Midwest farmland values gain as record crop prices boost demand

November 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

CHICAGO Farmland values in five Midwest states rose 13 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier as record corn and soybean prices spurred demand from farmers and investors, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago said Thursday.
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SD farm land value jumped 25 percent in last year

August 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The average value of South Dakota farm land rose by about 25 percent in the past year. Continue Reading

Sioux Falls man wins 160-acre land raffle

April 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

AURORA COUNTY A Plankinton native raffled a quarter section of land last weekend to help fund programs that meet the medical needs of the under-served in South Dakota. Continue Reading

N.D. tax board offers land valuation leeway

February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Variance ensures ag a fair deal as farmland values increased an average of 29 percentThe increased “variance” applies to all kinds of property, but some officials say it’s partly the result of an unexpectedly high 29 percent average increase in the formula for ag land tax values across the state, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says. Continue Reading