March 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WILLISTON The oil industry used at least 5.4 billion gallons of water in North Dakota in 2012, a record high and at least a 75 percent increase over 2011, according to preliminary figures from the State Water Commission. Continue Reading
September 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
Harvest sparks blazes in Little Rock and Hersey Townships
WORTHINGTON Quickly drying corn and soybean fields and farmers working at a fast pace to get the harvest complete, along with low humidity and high winds, equaled a recipe for disaster in a couple of area corn and soybean fields Wednesday afternoon. 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 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
It’s just about the time of year when we’d start cutting alfalfa back on the farm. Continue Reading
May 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
A 50-cent difference between western and eastern gas prices has residents in the Oil Patch dishing out more money for fuel.
May 1, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
Planting continues around intermittent rain showers
WORTHINGTON Eastern Jackson County farmer Loren Tusa is wondering when, exactly, farmers were supposed to start planting this year.
It was warm and dry early, then it cooled off. They now have intermittent rain showers to work around. Continue Reading
March 28, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
Bioscience conference starts today
WORTHINGTON For the fourth year now, several community entities have collaborated to provide high school students an opportunity to explore science-related fields. Continue Reading
August 16, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO, N.D. (AP) The harvest of small grains in North Dakota remains well behind the average pace despite a week of mostly favorable weather.
September 24, 2010 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Rainfall amounts from 3 to 5 inches across the region have stolen farmers’ optimism for an early fall harvest now they are readying for “a later harvest that’s going to be a real grind.”