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Why the census counts

Why the census counts

  The census has always had a public relations problem. Its benefits aren’t immediately felt, it takes a tremendous amount of coordination and time, and it’s voluntary. Getting citizens to participate is no easy task. “It’s hard to come up with something really...

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Empowering others through RLND

Empowering others through RLND

    Sandy Franke of Jamestown admits she doesn’t have any “great desire” to run for the state legislature, but she feels ready to take the next step in her promotion of agriculture and leadership. Likewise, Donna Georgeson of Michigan, N.D., would like to...

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Livestock Alliance holds annual summit

Livestock Alliance holds annual summit

Livestock has a big role to play in the future of North Dakota, according to Amber Boeshans. The executive director of the North Dakota Livestock Alliance welcomed folks from all areas of agriculture to the North Dakota Livestock Summit on Jan. 14 at Black Leg Ranch...

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PRECISION AG: Putting tech to good use

PRECISION AG: Putting tech to good use

John Nowatski, an agricultural machines specialist for North Dakota State University, believes the technology involved in precision agriculture doesn’t matter if it isn’t put to good use. Nowatski was part of a panel titled, “Current and Future Impacts of Precision...

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NDFU says China trade deal is good first step forward

North Dakota Farmers Union President Mark Watne called today’s signing of a partial trade deal between the U.S. and China a good first step toward resolving the ongoing trade war between the two countries. “We hope this first phase of the deal is real and not just...

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