March 14, 2013 RSS feed / Ag News

Beginning ranchers consider leasing cows

Leasing livestock may be the new reality in the cattle production industry. Declining numbers of farmers and ranchers and the increasing age of those who remain in the business are fueling the call to bring in and train young farmers and ranchers. More...

NDFU applauds work with COOL

North Dakota Farmers Union and National Farmers Union are commending a recently formed bipartisan coalition of senators, led by Jon Tester (D-Mont.), in calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the office of the U.S. More...

USDA: The Farm, Food and Jobs Department

One hundred and fifty years ago, in the midst of a great Civil War, President Lincoln signed legislation to establish a Department of Agriculture in order to “acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on su More...

4-H youth see citizenship in action

North Dakota 4-Hers recently visited Bismarck for a lesson in citizenship. They gathered in Bismarck on Feb. 17 and 18 to practice the legislative process, interact with legislators and learn how to become a change agent for the future. More...

Valley offers video monitoring to help producers with calving

As all ranchers know, calving season brings cold, windy nights and the constant checking in the middle of the night to make sure that all is going well with the herd. More...

Farm Rescue Foundation now offers farm family assistance

Farm Rescue Foundation, a new nonprofit organization that helps farm families recovering from injury or illness, has announced that individuals may now apply for assistance in acquiring specialized, non-medical equipment to overcome physical challeng More...

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