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Growers look to future: Minn-Dak Growers, CHS pact could be good

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

At least one grower who contracts with Minn-Dak Growers Ltd., of Grand Forks said he’s hopeful about a new marketing agreement between the specialty crops processor and giant agricultural cooperative CHS Inc.

Bill Flaget of Halliday said his fam…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SD supplants ND as top sunflower-producing state

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Blake Nicholson

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Favorable weather last year helped South Dakota sunflower farmers rebound from crippling drought in 2012, while their counterparts in North Dakota struggled through a wet spring planting season and a late…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD supplants ND as top sunflower-producing state

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Blake Nicholson

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Favorable weather last year helped South Dakota sunflower farmers rebound from crippling drought in 2012, while their counterparts in North Dakota struggled through a wet spring planting season and a late…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Study: Oregano oil may help sunflower seeds keep longer

December 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

By South Dakota Ag Connection

Sunflower seeds and sunflower oils have been shown to decrease risk of cardiovascular disease as well as have potential beneficial effects on obesity, bone health and blood pressure. But their high protein and fat con…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Damage to Dakotas sunflower crop being determined

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The sunflower industry is working to determine the amount of damage to this year’s crop in the nation’s two top-producing states.

An early October blizzard flattened all or part of many sunflower fields in North Dakota a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Getting seeds off the ground

October 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

As many sunflower growers gear up to harvest their crops, the executive director of the National Sunflower Association has a tip he said could help farmers maximize their yield. Continue Reading

Snow storm hampers late-season crops

October 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Mike Wedwick said Thursday he was more concerned about a weekend forecast that could include precipitation and high winds than he was of last week’s snowstorm that hit southwest North Dakota. Continue Reading

Sunflower crop looking good for harvest

September 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

It’s not always wise to judge a book by its cover or, in the case of a sunflower crop, by its appearance. Continue Reading

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

ND PSC moves ahead with Anderson Seed Co. claims

July 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Agency solving some cases against Anderson business.
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