LFP can provide financial help to ranchers

LFP can provide financial help to ranchers

With the drought affecting ranching families across North Dakota this year, the Farm Service Agency encourages ranchers to take advantage of the Livestock Forage Program (LFP). According to FSA, LFP “provides compensation to eligible livestock producers who have...
Farmers Union puts congressional focus on farm bill

Farmers Union puts congressional focus on farm bill

Nearly 50 North Dakotans will be on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., next week to focus attention on the 2018 farm bill. They will join family farmers and ranchers from across the country as participants in National Farmers Union’s Legislative Fly-in, Sept. 10-13....
Martinez finishes internship at restaurants

Martinez finishes internship at restaurants

Eli Martinez has hopes of one day being a private chef. The North Dakota State College of Science student, from Tioga, took a step in the right direction in 2017. Over the summer, the culinary student took an internship at Farmers and Distillers, one of North Dakota...
Kuhn family dealing with drought

Kuhn family dealing with drought

Ben Kuhn’s first major test as a young farmer has come in 2017. The 33-year-old farms with his father Jeff south of Dickinson, putting in his own crop for the first time in 2010. Up until this year, yields have been plentiful. “We’ve been getting decent yields, but I...