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How Far Does Montana Grain Travel from the Farm?

10/2/2018 3:40:00 PM

How far does Montana's grain have to travel just to get to the elevator? In a study conducted by Montana State economists, they found that while it does vary Montana farmers typically travel longer distances than their counterparts in nearby states.

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Wheat Growers Find Success with WestBred

5/2/2018 3:01:00 PM
The winners were just announced for the 2017 National Wheat Yield Contest. 22 of them are WestBred growers. Lane Nordlund caught up with one of those growers and discussed how Westbred wheat is changing the game.  >> Read More

What's in Store for Spring Wheat Planting in 2018?

3/2/2018 3:11:00 PM
During the 2018 Commodity Classic Todd Landman with Ayrsta LifeScience spoke with Northern Ag Network about things producers should think about in prepeartion for spring wheat planting. >> Read More

Seed Treatment Options for Wheat

3/2/2018 2:59:00 PM

Grown in almost every state in the U.S. across about 63 million acres, wheat is a vital crop that feeds millions and supports the livelihood of thousands of people and families. BASF is working with farmers to help produce the best crops possible on every acre.


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Harnessing the Power of Nature​

3/1/2018 12:55:00 PM
By 2050, the planet’s population is estimated to grow from seven billion to nine billion, while the area of our farmable land is expected to shrink. Simply put, this means we’ll need to produce more with less to feed the world. An answer to this challenge can be found in the natural benefits of microbes – which represent the next step in sustainable agriculture solutions. >> Read More

Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Raise the Risk of Retaliation Against U.S. Agriculture

3/1/2018 12:47:00 PM
ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are extremely disappointed in the decision announced today to impose sweeping tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. We have repeatedly warned that the risks of retaliation and the precedent set by such a policy have serious potential consequences for agriculture. It is dismaying that the voices of farmers and many other industries were ignored in favor of an industry that is already among the most protected in the country.  >> Read More

Canada Thistle Concerns in 2018

3/1/2018 9:56:00 AM
Severe weather affects more than yield. It can make hard-to-control weeds more problematic the following year. In 2017, drought in the Northern Plains jeopardized the spring wheat crop and created ideal conditions for increased Canada thistle competition this growing season. >> Read More

Central Life Sciences, Meaningful Insect Control

2/28/2018 4:37:00 PM

At Central Life Sciences, meaningful insect control scientifically developed with an environmental focus and applied with purpose is the main objective. During the 2018 Commodity Classic Lane Nordlund spoke with Bob Johnston on the impact insects have on wheat crops in the Northern Plains and Rocky Mountain West.

 

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Corteva Agriscience: New Name, Same Committment

2/28/2018 9:38:00 AM
WILMINGTON, Del.,  – The Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ (NYSE: DWDP) today announced the name of the intended company once it is spun-off, which is expected to happen by June 1, 2019. The intended Agriculture company will become Corteva Agriscience (kohr-'teh-vah), which is derived from a combination of words meaning “heart” and “nature”. >> Read More
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Sheep Producers Flock to New Orleans

1/23/2019 9:56:00 AM
This week the nations lamb and wool producers are gathering in New Orleans, LA for the American Sheep Industry Association’s (ASI) annual convention. ASI continues to be a voice for the nation's sheep producers as the group hosts its 154th Convention. 
 

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Trick Your Cows into Calving in Daylight Hours

1/22/2019 4:20:00 PM
Any producer wanting to have more cows and heifers calve in daylight hours should try to delay putting out hay and cubes until late in the day. >> Read More
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USDA to Reopen all FSA Offices for Most Services During Government Shutdown

1/22/2019 4:06:00 PM

All Farm Service Agency (FSA) service centers will be open beginning January 24 to provide the majority of FSA services needed by farmers and ranchers during this critical time of the year for agricultural operations. Additionally, the limited FSA loan services initially made available at certain FSA county offices beginning January 17 will continue January 22 and 23.


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Bovine Tuberculosis Identified in SE North Dakota

1/22/2019 11:31:00 AM

Bovine TB was found in a herd in Sargent County, North Dakota.

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FSA Offices to Reopen Temporarily

1/16/2019 12:50:00 PM
Certain FSA offices will temporarily reopen during normal business hours January 17, 18 and 22 with limited services. >> Read More
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