Agriculture

The EPA Visits Local Farms to See Their Regulations in Action

The EPA also get to ask questions and see operations on a whole new level

  DAVENPORT, N.D.–The EPA is in North Dakota and Minnesota this week to connect with local farmers. “One of the things they noted is how North Dakotans are passionate for agriculture and whatever they do and they really take great pride in it. And I think that’s what we are out here trying to show them, that you give us…

Sen. Smith Discusses One Health Bill, Possible Trump Impeachment Proceedings

WASHINGTON – Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith introduces a bill for a one health approach. It’s an idea that human and animal health are linked and should be studied together to prevent disease outbreaks. Smith says the Department of Agriculture has a group that has already taken a one health approach. She wants them to combine its efforts with the Centers…

Memorial Cruise For Downtown Shooting Victim

Friends gathered to remember a beloved fixture of the downtown food truck scene.

Friends of the Fargo food truck owner who was killed near downtown are honoring his memory with a cruise. A group gathered last Friday night in front of Kmart on University Drive for a memorial cruise in honor of Jason Halvorson. A friend says he was part of the car community. Halvorson was also well-known to food truck aficionados in…

USDA: Weather Delay Cuts Corn Crop to Smallest in 4 Years

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has lowered its estimate of this year’s corn crop to the lowest in four years, saying wet weather has delayed planting and reduced acres planted and the expected per-acre yield. The expected production was cut in a monthly report released Tuesday by 1.4 billion bushels to 13.7 billion bushels, the lowest…

Farmers Meet With Sen. Amy Klobuchar in Moorhead

Farmers voiced their concerns about how tariffs on agricultural products imported by China are straining them financially and mentally.

MOORHEAD, Minn.– Senator Klobuchar also stopped by Moorhead to discuss agriculture issues. Farmers voiced their concerns about how tariffs on agricultural products imported by China are straining them financially and mentally. Klobuchar hopes to find ways to strengthen the protections for Minnesota farmers and the renewable fuel standard. She is excited to expand the use of biofuel and rely less on…

Sen. Hoeven Meets With Producers Affected by Tariffs to Discuss Agriculture Assistance Plan

The $16 Billion plan has three elements

FARGO, N.D. — Many farmers across the country are hurting because of the trade war. North Dakota Senator John Hoeven met with producers to discuss an agriculture assistance program. “We’ve lost so much income because of the decline in the markets, and it’s just been really difficult and a challenge for everyone in the cattle industry,” Shelly Ziesch, a cattle rancher from…

LIVE: Bioblitz

You'd never guess all the amazing animals and plants we have right in our own backyards.

It’s been said that a stranger is just a friend you haven’t met yet — and, with the vast majority of birds, bees, butterflies and plants you probably never realized we have living right here in the Fargo metro area, that’s pretty much the case. This weekend, there’s a way you can get an introduction to each and every one…