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U.S. farmers to sow record soybean acres, scale back on corn

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — High prices for soybeans should encourage U.S. farmers to sow the biggest ever area to the oilseed this spring while pulling back slightly on corn, analysts said ahead of a hotly anticipated U.S. government plantings report due on Monday….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. farmers to sow record soybean acres, scale back on corn

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — High prices for soybeans should encourage U.S. farmers to sow the biggest ever area to the oilseed this spring while pulling back slightly on corn, analysts said ahead of a hotly anticipated U.S. government plantings report due on Monday….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven to IRS: Limit red tape for farms, small businesses

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Internal Revenue Service has some new tax rules this year and Sen. John Hoeven is concerned about how the rules could affect small business owners, farmers and ranchers in the Peace Garden State.
The North Dakota Republican’s letter sent Wedne…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven to IRS: Limit red tape for farms, small businesses

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Internal Revenue Service has some new tax rules this year and Sen. John Hoeven is concerned about how the rules could affect small business owners, farmers and ranchers in the Peace Garden State.
The North Dakota Republican’s letter sent Wedne…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Record blizzard kills S.D. cattle, government shutdown to slow aid

October 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Disaster aid will be slow to come for South Dakota ranchers who lost as many as 60,000 head of cattle during an historic blizzard over the weekend, industry officials said on Tuesday. Continue Reading

Growing a long legacy of farming

August 6, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Within Minnesota there were 79,800 farms in 2011, according to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Every few years many of these farms are sold or reconstructed.
So to have a farm stay within one family for more than 100 years is an amazing feat. Continue Reading

Community Supported Agriculture: A unique way to get your minimum daily requirement of vegetales

April 5, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The road winds inland for eight miles through trees and fields to Chelsea Morning Farm. Just beyond a graying weathered fence is a half-round plastic covered greenhouse the first indication of the farm. Continue Reading

Minnesota man builds detailed miniature farm buildings

January 21, 2013 in DL-Online

Dale Svendsgaard, 78, might have found his hobby unintentionally, but a look at the intricately detailed miniature barns, houses and farm buildings he’s created for the past three years suggests he knows what he’s doing. Continue Reading

Cattle are warm-blooded, winter-weather ready

December 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Winter weather woes have not been a major concern for North Dakota’s livestock producers in recent years because of warmer seasons.
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Farm family giving back to the community

August 9, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

While farming is one of the leading industries in the Midwest, Max and Lyla Radil do more than just farm they give back.
And on August 9, they were commended for their efforts by being honored as the University of Minnesota’s 2012 Farm Family of the Year at Farmfest. Continue Reading