Farm groups file lawsuit against Ward County

Farm groups file lawsuit against Ward County

When farmer Jerry Stroklund of rural Minot learned from a neighbor that he may not own the land underneath the trees in front of his farmhouse, he didn’t believe him. After all, Stroklund planted those trees 66 feet from the road, an extra 33 feet than required by...

WATNE: Funding for ag research in decline

Our state appears to be poised for some great growth again. Our energy industry, specifically crude oil, is seeing some large investments. Even the state has found value in using public dollars to help promote and develop this industry.  There was an announcement in...
Watne speaks in Moscow

Watne speaks in Moscow

North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) President Mark Watne returned from Moscow, Russia, this week after speaking at a general assembly gathering of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO). He presented information on U.S. multi-peril crop insurance, and shared ideas on...