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Inside Ag

Smorgasbord of weeds

This year’s wet spring is expected to create new weed-fighting challenges for area agriculture producers as they come off a drought. “I think we will see a smorgasbord of weeds this year with all this moisture,” said Brian Jenks, weed scientist with the North Dakota State ...

Spring wheat prices – three main drivers

The past year has brought substantial upward momentum to spring wheat prices. A year ago, at planting time, spring wheat futures were trading at around $7, this year futures are around $11.50 or higher. Unfortunately, significantly higher input costs have taken away some of the profitability ...

Country woman goes to agriculture boot camp

ROCK LAKE —Carie Marshall-Moore, a Minot-area native and farmer-rancher from the Rock Lake area, had the opportunity this winter to be a part of extensive trainings designed to help her deliver agriculture’s message across different platforms. Moore was the first volunteer in the North ...

Fair Range: The Imperfect Storm

Editor’s Note: Sydney Glasoe Caraballo is a fifth-generation rancher and farmer who manages Glasoe Angus near Wildrose. Her Fair Range column appears monthly in The Journal and Tioga Tribune. I nudge several calves awake from a late afternoon nap in the straw. I’m checking for regular ...

ND Beef Commission, others promote ‘Beef Month’ in ND

May 2022 is “Beef Month” in North Dakota and the North Dakota Beef Commission (NDBC) is partnering with several organizations to recognize North Dakota’s beef industry, the benefits it provides to the state’s economy and to the health of its citizens. Throughout May the NDBC will be ...

Farm Rescue receives generous donation

HORACE — Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides free planting, haying, harvesting, commodity hauling and livestock feeding assistance to farm and ranch families who have experienced a major injury, illness or natural disaster, has received a generous donation of replacement parts ...