Agriculture

North Dakota FFA Awards $21,000 to Support Students Across State

Left to right: Mikayla Wolfe (Tioga), Anna Stoppleworth (Kindred), Ethan Schaffner (Napoleon), Trenton Erbele (Napoleon) and Ben Van Berkom (Des Lacs-Burlington).BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota FFA Foundation has awarded $21,000 to high school students across the state to aid in their agricultural business or projects. A total of 21 students received a $1,000 grant through the Bakk Farm Supervised Agricultural Experience…

Farmers And Ranchers Are Getting Help Through Bill Passed By Senate

The House will vote on the bill on Friday. President Trump has said he will sign it.

NORTH DAKOTA – The bill provides $14 billion to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation which has been used to fund the Market Facilitation Program. It also provides $9.5 billion to support livestock, dairy and specialty crops that are being impacted due to COVID-19. North Dakota Farmers Union says it’s a step towards the right direction, but it’s hard to predict…

People Ride In For Final Day Of North Dakota Winter Show

This Is The 83rd Time The Winter Show Has Happened.

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — The last day of the year began with a bang of the Battle of the Border High School Rodeo, as the top horse riders from Minnesota and North Dakota faced off to see who’s the best in a friendly competition. “I was first interested when I was really little and my parents started me with horses…

LIVE: Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show

It's still a bit cold to jump into lakes season. But we've found some friends to cuddle up with.

The ice is still melting off the lakes in our region, but there’s no reason we can’t dive right on in to the fun at the Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show. Billed as the region’s biggest outdoor recreation show, the show runs all weekend long at the Fargodome. It has everything from a half-million dollar recreational vehicle, to boats, charter…

Plug & Play announces agriculture technology location in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. – Plug and Play selects Fargo as the site of its newest location with a focus on agriculture technology. Founding partners include Bremer Bank, CHS, Microsoft and The OCP Group. Plug and Play works with hundreds of start-ups each year. The Fargo office will run two three month programs per year. Startups accepted into the programs will get…

Sen. John Hoeven Announces Funding For Sugar Beet Farmers

The application period for assistance will open on March 23rd.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Senator John Hoeven secured a major helping hand for farmers. The Republican announces over a quarter of a billion dollars in disaster assistance. The money will go towards assisting sugar beet farmers across the country following a historically bad growing season. The funds are a part of the additional 1.5 billion dollars in disaster assistance…

Sen. Hoeven Meets With Ag Leaders & Rural Businesses on Payments & Exports

Some of the topics he covered were disaster assistance and export opportunities.

FARGO, N.D.- Senator Hoeven says  it’s been a difficult year for farmers with low prices and severe weather damaging crops. “We’re helping with the market facilitation payment which now for North Dakota has been over a billion dollars. And now, we’re working on the disaster assistance piece both for our sugar producers, and I think we’re getting closer to getting…

LIVE: Red River Market and Giving Hearts Day

Cozy up with a community event that feeds the soul as well as the stomach.

It’s a long time until growing season starts up again, but the Red River Market is here to give us a way to grow the warm fuzzy feelings in our hearts just in time for Giving Hearts Day. This weekend, they’re holding a Winter Farmer’s Market at the Moorhead Center Mall with goods from local makers, including cookie-decorating kits for…

Meet The Millennial Farmer

He has nearly half a million subscribers, and he created his first video after a conversation with his sister-in-law set off some red flags in his head.

FARGO, ND – Zach Johnson is known as the Millennial Farmer on YouTube. He has nearly half a million subscribers, and he created his first video after a conversation with his sister-in-law set off some red flags in his head. “Along with her were people who I went to high school with that grew up in rural areas that knew…

Previewing The Northern Corn & Soybean Expo 2020

There will be a breakout session with Zach Johnson, the YouTuber also known as the Millennial Farmer.

FARGO, N.D. The 2020 Northern Corn and Soybean Expo is back in town for it’s third year. The expo will have insightful panels that look into global market trends, and how to prepare and plan for the new trade deals. Personnel from the USDA will also be at the show to help guide farmers through crop insurance and programs like…