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Former Gregory, S.D., elevator employee pleads not guilty to embezzlement 17 May 2013 | 04:18 am
Melissa Vosika, 29, appeared in court May 15 in Burke and pleaded not guilty to seven counts of embezzlement, three counts of altering corporate records, three counts of forgery and one count of attem...
Region's seed experts support court's decision in favor of Monsanto 17 May 2013 | 03:27 am
Some soybean and seed officials in North Dakota say they're not surprised about the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that affirmed an Indiana farmer infringed a Monsanto seed patent by buying and plan...
The waiting game 13 May 2013 | 03:20 am
One North Dakota farm town, like so many others in the region, is facing late planting. After a cold spring that brought late snow, farmers are anxious to get crops in their fields.
AGCO announces $42 million expansion of Minn. facility 8 May 2013 | 04:21 am
During the next three years, AGCO will invest an estimated $42 million in infrastructure, production capacity and efficiency to help meet growing demand for the tractors and application equipment buil...
Charting a new path 6 May 2013 | 03:23 am
True North Equipment, a four-store John Deere dealer network in the northern Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota is charting a new course, shifting away from traditional store managers and ...
ND insurance agents say prevent-plant crop insurance rules are untenable 3 May 2013 | 05:00 am
A new head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency on May 2 got an earful from U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and a roomful of farmers and crop insurance agents in Fargo, about ...
CRP faces challenges 29 Apr 2013 | 03:09 am
The longstanding Conservation Reserve Program is one of America's most important farm programs. But CRP - in which areas farmers soon will have another chance to enroll - is losing acres in the Upper ...
Minn. lawmakers order audit of ag groups 23 Apr 2013 | 07:47 am
A push by agricultural groups to avoid an evaluation this year by the state's legislative auditor has raised red flags for some lawmakers.
ND man pleads not guilty in deaths of 100 cattle 23 Apr 2013 | 07:39 am
A North Dakota man has pleaded not guilty to starving about 100 cattle to death.
NM horse slaughter facility moves forward 23 Apr 2013 | 03:22 am
Amid the unfolding horse-meat scandal, a New Mexico slaughterhouse has moved closer to becoming the first in the United States since 2007 to be allowed to process horses for human consumption.