Big Bud tractors, the white articulated tractors with huge tires that can plant sizeable acres of crops, are coming back.
The agricultural economy in the Ninth District of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve was in reasonably good shape coming into the new year. While there are obvious challenges that farmers are facing, the overall condition is still strong, but that could change quickly, especially if commodity p…
Sale Name: Roberts Angus Dispersal Sale
Working for area livestock producers since 1937, Stockmen’s Livestock Exchange in Dickinson, N.D., had always been in Larry Schnell’s family, but as of Dec. 23, 2022, the southwestern North Dakota livestock auction is now under new ownership.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – For farmers who utilize small grains, dry beans, soybeans or potatoes within their crop rotation, this year’s International Crop Expo will offer no shortage of information in preparation for the upcoming growing season.
MCHENRY, N.D. – The winter weather was unseasonably mild through the first half of January in the east central region of the state, but since temperatures didn’t rise above freezing, heavy snow was still hanging around at the Harding ranch.
CLAAS announces new updates to the Lexion 8000 series combine. The new features provide an increase in performance and improved looks.
HAZELTON, N.D. – The heavier weight cows at Black Leg Ranch are out winter grazing, which not only keeps them healthy as they move throughout the grazing areas, but their movement also fertilizes the soil by spreading manure.
ASKOV, Minn. – The weather isn’t giving any time off this year to east central Minnesota farmers like those at Beckers Angus.
Canola futures prices have weakened recently while basis levels have improved. In Canada, basis levels have reportedly increased from $1.95 per metric ton (MT) to $6.91 per MT in the regions reported by pdqinfo.ca. In North Dakota, canola basis levels improved by $5 per MT to $10 per MT in t…
Like other grain commodities, the soybean market was looking for new news in the Jan. 12 reports from USDA to provide some direction. What many were expecting, however, they didn’t get.
Sale Name: Angus Partners Female Sale
Other than some USDA reports earlier this month, there hasn’t been a lot of new news to stir the durum market as the new year gets underway and, as a result, it continues to lack any real luster.
Although the 2022 sunflower season got off to a delayed start, it steadily made up ground and ended the year with 48 percent better production than the previous year. Those numbers were reflected in the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report released by USDA on …
USDA came out with its supply and demand report on Jan. 12, but that report didn’t seem to have much impact on the spring wheat market as prices stayed in the same trading range they’ve been in for the past few weeks.
My throat had an odd feeling to it when I woke up. I must have been snoring last night. I comforted myself with that thought as I took a pan of cookies out of the oven. I still had another 10 dozen to roll out and glaze and decorate. It was fine. It would all be fine. Company was coming for …
USDA released four major reports on Jan. 12 – reports that will help set the direction for the corn market.
The Living Ag Classroom, one of the most anticipated and attended features of the KMOT Ag Expo, is back for another year of educating area students about production agriculture.
MINOT, N.D. – The KMOT Ag Expo’s informational seminars continue to be one of the most important aspects of the annual show for farmers and ranchers, and this year’s show continues that tradition.
Have you noticed that each year the soil and bodies of water in temperate climate zones shift almost overnight from warm to colder as the environment cools each fall and reverses each spring? I can detect the annual thermal declines and inclines at our home water faucets and when I fish.
The U.S. meat industry broke records with the amount of meat produced in 2022, according to Tim Petry, NDSU Extension livestock marketing economist.