Agriculture

A New Pollinator Garden is planted in South Fargo

Pollinator Week is bringing awareness to struggling pollinating species, including some birds.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — In honor of Pollinator Week, Audubon Dakota is teaming up with the Fargo Parks District to establish a new pollinator garden. The new garden is at Orchard Glen. This location is part of the Audubon bird-friendly community initiative. This week is designated to bring awareness to struggling pollinating species, including some birds. Volunteers came out to…

Pet Connection: Horse Rescue Fundraiser

Give horses a loving home.

We’re pleased to report that last week’s Pet Connection pet, Bailey the palomino, is enjoying her forever home this morning. But Happy Acres horse rescue in Lakota, N.D. still has nearly twenty other horses who also need to find homes. Rescue founder Lesa Kadlec-Haase says about five or so are trained and rideable. But whether they’re rideable or not, all…

LIVE: Rescued Reptile Heads Home After Wild Minnesota Adventure

This may be their craziest rescue yet.

A lost Texan is on his way back to his home state this morning, thanks to the tireless work of some of the region’s most dedicated animal rescuers. It all started when a company right here in the Fargo metro area discovered him cuddled up in a comfy spot inside their masonry delivery — and promptly called for help from…

Meat Company Cyberattack Might Drive Prices Up

North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says "As long as this is short term, it has minor impacts."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) —  One of the major meat suppliers is investigating a cyberattack over the Memorial Day weekend. “As long as this is short term, it has minor impacts,” North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said. Commissioner Goehring says the North Dakota meat industry is fine as of now, but prices might go up. JBS, one of the biggest…

LIVE: Moorhead Farmer’s Market

Get fresh with us. Come on, everyone else is doing it.

If you’ve spent the past pandemic year-plus sitting on the couch chewing on processed foods, there’s some good news this morning: there’s a new chance to get out today to get some goodies that will leave you feeling good, too. Tuesday marks the return of the Moorhead Farmer’s Market. It’s not just a great place to buy fresh, locally produced…

Watch: Fire heavily damages bean plant near Park Rapids

Crews Still Monitoring Fire As Of Tuesday Morning

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. (KVRR/KDLM) – Firefighters were on the scene of a bean plant fire late Monday night and early Tuesday morning near Park Rapids. The fire started at about 8:30 p.m. Monday at Green Valley Bean on Highway 34 west of Park Rapids. The fire was put out about three hours later. Fire crews from Nevis, Menahga, Frazee, Detroit lakes…

Archer Daniels Midland to take over former malting plant east of Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) – Archer-Daniels-Midland has plans to build a $350 million soybean crushing plant and refinery in North Dakota. ADM says the plant and refinery in Spiritwood, at the site of the former Cargill Malting Plant, would create 70 jobs and process up to 150,000 bushels of soybeans each day. It’s expected to be completed by the 2023 harvest….

Farmer attacked by cow gets help from Farm Rescue

"It's overwhelming. It's one of those things that it's hard to put into words how thankful we are for their help."

WALCOTT, N.D. (KVRR) — Farmers helping farmers. From as far as Iowa, farmers helped a North Dakota farmer who suffered a recent injury. “Being a farmer we never want to ask for any help and when help is offered we sometimes are hesitant to take people up on it,” Farm owner, Robert Nord said. Robert Nord has been farming for…

ND Winter Show Back For Another Go-Around

The longstanding tradition of honoring agriculture and pioneer culture returns to Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (KVRR) – The 84th annual North Dakota winter show is underway in Valley City. It takes place every March and is designed to pay homage to agriculture as well as honor pioneer culture and heritages. This year, there will be more safety precautions at the venue. It will be held at 75 percent capacity, hand sanitizer is…