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Bumble Bees Battling Sclerotinia Kick Off ARS 2018 BrownBagger Talks

A North Dakota State University researcher at the Langdon Research Extension Center is harnessing bumble bees, and soon honeybees, to help curb Sclerotinia head rot, a crippling fungal disease in sunflowers, that also affects soybean, dry beans,...

 

MSU Faculty Seek To Increase Participation Of Women In Agriculture With USDA Grant

Data from the U.S. Bureau of Statistics and United States Department of Agriculture show while women constitute less than 1 percent of the nation’s agricultural scientists, engineers and policymakers, they occupy the majority, about 60 percent, of...

 

RMA Announces Changes to Its Crop Insurance Policy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced changes to its crop insurance policies. Major changes for 2018 focus on conservation compliance certification and choice of unit structure based on the risk...

 

New Incentives for No Till Sugarbeets Available in 2017

More money for less work simply doesn't sound American. But when it comes to conservation practices, offering an incentive to give the plowshare a break can be a profitable investment for everyone...

 

USDA Seeks Applications for $10 Million in Conservation Innovation Grants

USDA is offering grants for innovative ideas for conservation strategies and technologies. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS​) plans to invest $10 million in the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program, funding innovative...

 

USDA Offers Targeted Farm Loan Funding for Underserved Groups and Beginning Farmers

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) North Dakota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting Executive Director Brian Haugen reminds producers that FSA offers specially targeted farm ownership and farm operating loans to underserved applicants as well as...

 

MonDak Ag Research Summit Summary

The MonDak Ag Research Summit was held November 15th at the Richland County Event Center in Sidney. Agricultural scientists and researchers from the NDSU Williston Research Extension Center, MSU...

 

MonDak Ag Research Summit

The MSU EARC in Sidney, NDSU WREC in Williston and USDA-ARS NPARL in Sidney ag research centers held an Ag Research Summit on Nov. 15 at the Richland County Event Center. Scientists from each...

 

Richland Economic Development Banquet

The Richland Economic Development Corporation held its annual meeting banquet on Nov. 7 at the Sidney Elks Lodge. The meeting included a recap of the year's events affecting the area's economy,...

 

Pulse Crop Update Part Of Ag Summit Program

Brian Gion, Marketing Director for the Northern Pulse Growers Association, is the featured luncheon speaker at the MonDak Ag Research Summit set for Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Richland County Event Center (on the fairground) in Sidney. Gion will be...

 

USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that starting Nov. 1, 2017, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net program may enroll for the 2018 crop year. The...

 

FSA County Committee Elections to Begin; Producers to Receive Ballots Week of Nov. 6

North Dakota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director Brian Haugen today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin mailing ballots to eligible farmers and ranchers for the 2017 FSA County Committee elections...

 

MonDak Ag Research Summit Scheduled for November 15th

On Wednesday, November 15th, the MonDak Ag Research Summit will be held at the Richland County Event Center located in Sidney. The event will start at 9:00am MST and end at 3:00 pm MST. It will feature MonDak area agricultural researchers from the...

 

MSU Professor Finds Irrigation Timing Benefits Wheat Yield And Quality

In an agricultural state enduring one of the worst droughts in recent history, a Montana State University crop physiologist may have some good news for state watersheds and farmers' pocketbooks when...

 

USDA Issues 2016 Safety-Net Payments to North Dakota Farmers

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) North Dakota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director, Brian Haugen announced that North Dakota FSA County Offices are currently reviewing and issuing more than $331 million in payments to North...

 

2018 NAP: USDA Encourages Producers to Consider Risk Protection Coverage: Oct. 2 Deadline

Montana producers have until Oct. 2, 2017 to sign-up for FSA’s Noninsurable Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage for all 2018 Annual Fall-Seeded Crops, Perennial Forage and Grazing, Mixed Forage Crops (includes spring seeded annual...

 

2018 NAP: USDA Encourages Producers to Consider Risk Protection Coverage: Oct. 2 Deadline

Montana producers have until Oct. 2, 2017 to sign-up for FSA’s Noninsurable Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage for all 2018 Annual Fall-Seeded Crops, Perennial Forage and Grazing, Mixed Forage Crops (includes spring seeded annual...

 

New Program Aimed At Equipping And Inspiring New Leaders Coming Sept. 14 To Sidney

Much of small town life is run by volunteers who sit on boards, committees and councils. A new MSU Extension program is planned in Sidney to give new and seasoned volunteers information that will help them be more effective in their volunteer roles....

 

New Program Aimed At Equipping And Inspiring New Leaders Coming Sept. 14 To Sidney

Much of small town life is run by volunteers who sit on boards, committees and councils. A new MSU Extension program is planned in Sidney to give new and seasoned volunteers information that will help them be more effective in their volunteer roles....

 

Rotation Can Make You Richer

It's been said that two's company, but three's a crowd. While this old aphorism may be true in some circumstances, it fails to hold as much water in regards to irrigated crop rotation in sugarbeet...

 

Do Not Disturb

More money for less work simply doesn't sound American. But when it comes to conservation practices, offering an incentive to give the plowshare a break can be a profitable investment for everyone...

 

IPM Crop Scout Program at Williston Research Extension Center

For the past 19 years, North Dakota State University has sustained an active Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Crop Scout Program. This has been made possible through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and...

 

E-rase your E-waste Set for Sept 8-9 in Sidney

It’s time once again to clean out those closets! The E-rase your E-waste fall collection event is coming up on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8-9 in Sidney and MonDak area residents are invited to bring their damaged and outdated electronic equipment f...

 

Spotlight on Economics: Challenges and Opportunities in the World Beef Market

International beef trade issues continue to be dynamic and are impacting cattle prices short and long term. The U.S. is a major producer of beef, pork, chicken and turkey in the world and also a major exporter of those commodities. The U.S. also is...

 

IPM Crop Scout Program at Williston Research Extension Center

For the past 19 years, North Dakota State University has sustained an active Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Crop Scout Program. This has been made possible through the U.S. Department of...

 

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