Agriculture

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…

RRWMB Meets To Discuss Projects That Would Reduce Flooding

The conference had over 20 speakers discuss flooding and potential projects.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Jason Braaten is a farmer from Roseau, Minnesota who decided to join the Red River Watershed Management Board three years ago to help other farmers in the community. “We kind of look at all the neighbors and say, well how can we benefit the neighbors by looking at my farm and say, let’s look at the big picture…

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…

LIVE: All Abuzz About Beekeeping

It could be a beee-eautiful way to start the spring season.

We hear a lot about bees disappearing from the landscape, and this morning, there’s a couple in our region who’s trying to help you bring some back. Lisa and Rich Burns are the pair behind FM Red River Valley Beekeepers, and they’re here to teach you how to get started keeping your own bees. The Burnses got their hands on…

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…

LIVE: Zoo Year’s Eve

Do you come from a family of party animals? Then you'll fit right in.

Do you want to ring in the new year in the wildest way possible? We’ve got one wild party you can even take the kids to, right here in the heart of the region. It’s Zoo Year’s Eve at the Red River Zoo in Fargo, and it’s totally free for the whole family. Animals like the endangered turtle Shredder and…

Revised Environmental Review for Line 3 Across Northern MN

A public comment period runs through Jan. 16.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – An updated environmental review for Enbridge Energy’s proposal to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota has found no serious impacts on Lake Superior from hypothetical spills. Regulators ordered the update after a Minnesota court declared an earlier review inadequate because it failed to specifically address the potential impacts of a spill into…