March 7, 2013 RSS feed / Ag News

Preliminary ag prices noted

Preliminary prices received by farmers for spring wheat for February 2013 averaged $7.60 per bushel, a decrease of 70 cents from the January price according to the USDA, NationalAgricultural Statistics Service, North Dakota Field Office. More...

Ag land values set for 2013 tax year

Agricultural land in Emmons County will increase 13 percent for the 2013 tax assessment. Upon a recommendation by Ann Bernhardt, tax director, the Emmons County Commissioners chose a lower increase than the 15 percent calculated by the state. More...

De-Icing salt can harm tree, landscape plants

Each winter, millions of tons of de-icing salt are applied to state and municipal roads to keep them safe for vehicles to travel. Salt is spread near houses to avoid pedestrian injuries. More...

CRP sign-up is May 20 to June 14

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a four-week general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), beginning May 20 and ending on June 14. More...