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Vilsack: New farm bill an investment in rural America

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Agriculture Act of 2014 — or farm bill — passed by Congress and signed last week by President Barack Obama, strengthens the farm safety net and ensures vital nutrition assistance for hardworking children and families during tough times. It cl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Farmer-based site plants seeds of love

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Megan McAndrew of Bismarck wasn’t having much luck in the dating scene — either online or in person.
Though McAndrew, 64, was ready for a relationship after being a widow for more than a decade, the North Dakota transplants from New England — …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Farmer-based site plants seeds of love

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Megan McAndrew of Bismarck wasn’t having much luck in the dating scene — either online or in person.
Though McAndrew, 64, was ready for a relationship after being a widow for more than a decade, the North Dakota transplants from New England — …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Providing calm after the storm

October 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Those wishing to donate to causes benefiting ranchers affected by an October blizzard already have charities set up in South Dakota, but soon they could see a benefit for North Dakota ranchers. Continue Reading

Heitkamp to ranchers affected by snowstorm: ‘File your paperwork”

October 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

HETTINGER Addressing a gathering of ranchers affected by a surprise October snowstorm, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said Tuesday that help is on the way. Continue Reading

Recent rains lift spirits of SD farmers, ranchers

May 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Rusty Foster already sold some of his cows and may have to sell more because of the yearlong drought that hit much of the state, but recent rains have helped lift his spirits and those of his neighbors in northwestern South Dakota’s Perkins County. Continue Reading

Ranchers weather storm while calving: Photo of Halliday rancher carrying calf goes viral

April 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Where there are high winds and knee-deep snow, it is no place for a newborn to come into the world.
But those are elements that cannot be avoided during calving season as was the case last weekend and farmers and ranchers must act to save their herds.
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Farmers, ranchers welcome: Cattlemen’s Supply LLC opens in downtown Dickinson

April 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson-area farmers and ranchers have a new place to get supplies to take care of their cattle, horses and even pick up a treat for their dog.
Cattlemen’s Supply LLC opened its doors on April Fools’ Day with one goal: to create a locally owned venue that offers all of the products a rancher needs to keep his herd healthy. Continue Reading

SD ranchers seek better wildfire communication

July 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Ranchers in the Edgemont area said Friday they’d like better communication with interagency wildfire officials when crews fight the blazes in South Dakota’s Black Hills. Continue Reading

Agriculture in 2022: 11 Northern Plains views of decade down field

February 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Sometimes the demands of the moment prevent agriculturalists from thinking about the long-term, big-picture outlook for area agriculture. What does the future hold for agriculture on the Northern Plains? Continue Reading