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Grand Farm Initiative to enhance precision ag research

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A partnership between North Dakota State University, Emerging Prairie and the Agricultural Research Service will serve to enhance agriculture research by the Grand Farm Initiative. Backed by North Dakota Senator John Hoeven, the Agricultural Research Service wants to strengthen rural economies and diversify farm income. “Nobody does agriculture better than North Dakota. We’re number one in…

Grand Farm announces site in Casselton

Grand Farm picks a home for its new campus in Casselton.

CASSELTON, N.D. (KVRR) – Grand Farm picks a home for its new campus in Casselton. They’re looking to take North Dakota agriculture to the next level with technology they can offer to help modernize farming for farmers. The location will be off the interstate of the Lynchburg exit. Back in February, Grand Farm leaders say they expected this move to…

$10 million initiative to help advance farming technology at Grand Farm

Grand Farm leaders say they expect this move to attract thousands to North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Commerce picks Fargo’s Grand Farm Education and Research Initiative for a 10 million dollar matching grant to advance agriculture technology. “It’s my pleasure today to announce that based on the legislative actions of the 67th legislature signed into law that gave the grant authority to the North Dakota Department of Commerce….

NDDOT says new autonomous impact protection vehicle will improve road safety

They plan to officially expand the autonomous impact protection vehicle in the metro this spring.

HORACE, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Transportation unveils its first self-driving impact protection vehicle. New vehicle technology is hoping to make roads safer in North Dakota. It was developed by two companies and used to turn a NDDOT truck into a self-driving vehicle. The director of the NDDOT Bill Panos says it will improve safety in work zones…

Agriculture Secretary Joins North Dakota Leaders for Unveiling of Grand Farm

Grand Farm aims to be the world's first completely autonomous farm

SOUTHEAST OF ST. BENEDICT, N.D. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue  joined North Dakota leaders for the ribbon–cutting of Grand Farm, a project led by entrepreneurial group Emerging Prairie. Grand Farm aims to be the world’s first completely autonomous farm. Developers want it to demonstrate the next generation of precision agriculture, which uses data and technology to aim for better…