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Hoeven Invites AG Leaders to Discuss Changes for the Upcoming Farm Bill

Hoeven says the average age of a farmer is 66 and it is important to get young workers into the business

FARGO, N.D. — Senator Hoeven has been traveling across the state to get input from ag leaders on what they would like to see in the upcoming farm bill. Hoeven was joined by Governor Burgum and over 20 different representatives from around the region. He says one of the most important things to focus on while trying to get this…

Farm in the Dell Puts on Sixth Annual Spring “Friendraiser”

Last year, the organization was able to employ seven people with disabilities

  FARGO, N.D. — Some board members from Farm in the Dell of the Red River Valley say it’s not always easy for a person with a disability to get employed. “There’s so much cost in providing work opportunities that fit their abilities. Most of them will need a job coach or some type of supervision and that just takes a…

New LaMoure Hog Farm Set to Save Local Cooperative Thousands of Dollars

The Fairview Colony's new farm will allow the cooperative to sell their hogs to the antibiotic market more easily

LAMOURE, N.D. — A LaMoure–based agriculture cooperative is about to open a modern hog farm. The new farm will allow them to raise their hogs in an environmentally sensitive manner. The cooperative invited the public to walk through the farm before it goes operational. The Fairview Colony held an open house at their soon–to–be–opened hog farm, which showcases the latest…

Douglas County Man Identified in Farm Accident

Todd Wunderlich survived having his arm pinned in a corn picker for over an hour

  MILTONA, Minn. — A Douglas County man who survived having his arm pinned in a corn picker for about an hour has been identified. Police say 54–year–old Todd Wunderlich got his arm trapped while cleaning something out of his pull–behind corn picker. Several crews responded at around 3:30 Thursday afternoon, but had a difficult time finding Wunderlich since he…

Sen. Klobuchar, Rep. Peterson Talk with Local Leaders on the Farm Bill

The proposal supports rural development projects, conservation programs, the agriculture industry and the Rural Energy for America program

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Senator Amy Klobuchar and Congressman Collin Peterson are meeting with farmers, business owners and community leaders from across Minnesota to hear their opinions on the proposed Farm Bill. The proposal supports rural development projects, conservation programs, the agriculture industry and the Rural Energy for America program. Peterson says he wants to hear from those the bill impacts…

Gackle Man Re-Elected President of the ND Stockmen’s Association

Zenker has been a Stockmen's member for 24 years

NORTH DAKOTA — Warren Zenker of Gackle will lead North Dakota’s largest rancher organization for another year. The Logan County rancher was re-elected president of the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association at the group’s recent 88th annual convention and trade show in Fargo. Zenker has been a Stockmen’s member for 24 years. His family runs a farm, ranch and feedlot. The…

Local Producers Optimistic About Harvest Despite Drought Conditions

With the growing season almost over and harvesting around the corner, area farmers say they will still come out with a good product

ARTHUR, ND — The drought in North Dakota left land dry for much of the summer. “We had really nice growing conditions through about the middle of July this year and then here in the Arthur area it quit raining almost completely,” said Kevin Skunes, the First VP for North Dakota Corn Growers. With the growing season almost over and…

Xcel Energy to Build Wind Farm in Two South Dakota Counties

It would provide more than enough energy to power every home in Minnesota and Wisconsin

  GRANT COUNTY, SD — Xcel Energy has announced plans to build a 300-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Roberts counties of South Dakota. The Dakota Range I and II project puts the company on pace to be the first U.S. utility to surpass 10,000 megawatts of wind on its system. It would provide more than enough energy to power…

CDC Issuing Brucellosis Warning to North Dakotan Consumers of Raw Milk Products from K-Bar Dairy

They are asking people who may have been in contact with these products to see a doctor and take antibiotics

  NORTH DAKOTA — The CDC is warning people in several states, including North Dakota, who may have consumed raw milk or raw milk products from a North Texas dairy farm. CDC officials are issuing a Brucellosis warning after two cows tested positive for the bacteria at the K-Bar Dairy in Paradise, Texas. They are warning consumers from North Dakota,…

Bobcat Employees Practice the “Doosan Way” Helping Out at Farm in the Dell

The mission at Farm in the Dell is to transform disabilities into abilities

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Doosan Bobcat North America employees are volunteering in their second ‘Doosan Days of Community Service.’ More than 70 Doosan Bobcat employees are volunteering in the metro for different non–profit organizations. This initiative emphasizes the ‘Doosan Way’, focusing on community and social responsibility in their daily lives. “That they care enough about the community to let their employees…