November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Ag News

NDFB President encourages in-state ag growth, processing

An increase in animal agriculture in North Dakota would benefit all segments of the state’s economy, NDFB President Doyle Johannes told delegates attending the opening session of the 72nd NDFB Annual Meeting. More...

NDFB Directors elected

Three directors were elected to positions on the North Dakota Farm Bureau Board of Directors during the 72ndAnnual Meeting at the Ramkota in Bismarck, Nov. 14-15. Elected to the District 9 position was Weston Dvorak of Manning. More...

USDA plans to invest $4 million for effort to benefit honey bees

USDA plans to provide more than $4 million in technical and financial assistance to help farmers and ranchers in the Midwest improve the health of honey bees, which play an important role in crop production. More...

Markets

Spring Wheat14% ........................$5.38Oats ...........................$1.80Barley ........................$1.70Corn...........................$2.86Soybeans ...................$9.13Sunflowers...............$15.95 More...

Fall tillers not free forage

Cool-season perennial grasses produce vegetative tillers each growing seasonduring mid-August to mid- October, says Lee Manske, North Dakota State University Dickinson Research Extension Center research professor. More...

Holstein bull calves have market value

Proper care of newborn calves is always the best choice. If recent phone calls are any indication, the high price of beef apparently has producers re-thinking the value of Holstein bull calves. More...