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South Dakota wheat production up 69 percent

October 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Wheat production in South Dakota this year is up 69 percent from 2013, to 131 million bushels.

The Agriculture Department’s small grain production report estimates winter wheat production in the state up 127 percent, spring …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

More room planned at the North Dakota mill

September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Agriculture officials and wheat producers are welcoming a planned expansion to the North Dakota Mill and Elevator in Grand Forks.
The $27 million expansion, approved by the North Dakota Industrial Commission in mid-September, is the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Weather could dampen harvest momentum

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

A beautiful weekend marked by high temperatures got southwest North Dakota’s wheat harvest rolling, farmers said Monday.

But, the momentum likely won’t last long as frost-producing temperatures and rain in the forecast for the next three days look…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Spring wheat looks good

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The weather has both hurt and helped the Upper Midwest spring wheat crop. On balance, though, the crop is doing reasonably well.
“There are pockets that aren’t so good. But overall, we’re OK,” said John Kringler, extension ag…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Spring wheat looks good

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The weather has both hurt and helped the Upper Midwest spring wheat crop. On balance, though, the crop is doing reasonably well.
“There are pockets that aren’t so good. But overall, we’re OK,” said John Kringler, extension ag…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rain makes grain as U.S. Midwest set for big crops

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — A wet June across the main U.S. grain belt and the continuing outlook for a mild summer are pointing to another bumper corn and soybean harvest for the world’s largest food exporter, analysts say.
By the eve of the Fourth of July holid…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grain trains scarce on the plains: Producers looking for crop storage space

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

In the northern U.S. Plains, where there are no commercially navigable rivers, the rail system long has served as the lone, dependable way for farms to move grain hundreds of miles to reach ports and sell around the world.

Not anymore.

Farmers …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

EU wheat grows thirsty after record March warmth

April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

PARIS — Wheat in the north and east of Europe is at risk of yield losses as record spring warmth and sunshine is prompting precocious crop development in soils short on moisture.

In Germany, the warmest March days ever recorded prompted hasty op…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.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

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