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Profits still possible: Interest in ‘minor’ crops could rise

December 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

Crop prices have dropped, but farmers have a realistic chance of making money in 2014, a veteran North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist said.
“Not all crops will be as profitable as they’ve been in the past fe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crop outlook in southwest ND good despite late harvest projections

August 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The same fields that were being harvested on this day last year are lusher today in most parts of southwest North Dakota, and most are just barely showing signs of ripening. Continue Reading

Grocery prices higher in Oil Patch, but not as much as might be expected

July 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Residents in some areas of North Dakota might want to pick a new beverage to cry over milk is just too expensive to spill. The price for a gallon of 2 percent milk in June ranged from $3.33 at a large supermarket in Cass County to $6.89, a premium price recorded at an Oliver County convenience store. Continue Reading

Gas prices dropping, still remain highest in the continental US

June 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Recent changes in the ever-fluctuating price of gas in western North Dakota hold both good news and bad news for motorists. The good news: After reaching all-time highs earlier this spring, prices have begun to retreat. The bad news: On average, North Dakotans are still paying the highest prices in the continental U.S. for regular unleaded. Continue Reading

Hoeven backs public disclosure requirements for refineries

May 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Public disclosure requirements regarding planned maintenance shutdowns for fuel refineries could help protect consumers from gasoline price spikes, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said Wednesday. Continue Reading

ND gas prices rising rapidly; AAA says no relief in sight until after Memorial Day

May 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The T-Rex Conoco station in Dickinson may have lucked out when the digital sign it uses to advertise gas prices went out recently. Although customers still had to pay the $3.99 for a gallon of regular unleaded gas Thursday, at least they didn’t have to see what they were paying in big red numbers. Continue Reading

The cow jumped over the moon and beef prices may do the same

April 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO With the arrival of spring, it won’t be long before steaks and burgers start sizzling and popping on backyard grills. Continue Reading

Land boom leveling off?

March 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Expert says skyrocketing prices could stabilize as commodity supply catches demand. Continue Reading

USDA: Wheat prices down in North Dakota

February 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The U.S. Agriculture Department said preliminary spring wheat prices in North Dakota are down 70 percent in February from the previous month. Continue Reading

Dickinson gas prices continue to decline: Saturday price down 75 cents from 2012 high

December 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Prices have been going down at the pump and it’s a trend that could continue into 2013. Continue Reading