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Dakota Pride Cooperative celebrates 20th anniversary

Helping producers find ways to generate extra income when times are tough — that’s what Dakota Pride Cooperative is all about. DPC is celebrating its 20th anniversary this season and hosted its annual meeting Feb. 21 at the Ramada Inn in Bismarck. Executive Director...

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FUTURE OF FARMING: New precision ag major at NDSU

FUTURE OF FARMING: New precision ag major at NDSU

Dr. Xin (Rex) Sun recently proposed a question to students in his precision agriculture class at North Dakota State University. “Why did you choose this class?” Sun asked. The response: “I am the next generation on my farm. I want to learn this technology, so I can do...

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FUE launches ag-based STEM curriculum

(REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.) – Farmers Union Enterprises recently released STEM:IT AG, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum focused on agriculture, food and natural resources for kindergarten through 12th grade students. “Talk about making science...

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Episode time change

Episode time change

The Family Farms chopper that will be revealed on Tuesday, March 5, on the Discovery Channel’s “American Chopper” program will air at 7 p.m. CST rather than 9 p.m. CST, as originally slated. NDFU recently received notification of the time change from Rachael Teutul,...

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“American Chopper” episode to air March 5

“American Chopper” episode to air March 5

The creation and reveal of a Family Farms chopper – designed and built by Paul Teutul, Jr., of Paul Jr. Designs – will be revealed on the Discovery Channel’s “American Chopper” program on Tuesday, March 5, at 9 p.m. CST. The chopper, which was built in Orange County...

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Look to ag mediation, 2-1-1 for help

Look to ag mediation, 2-1-1 for help

Family farmers and ranchers feeling daily economic and psychological pressures aren’t out of options. That’s the message of Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring as well as FirstLink Executive Director Cindy Miller. “Sometimes, they just no longer have the ability to...

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LEGISLATIVE SESSION: Corporate farming law challenged

BISMARCK —  January 3 marked the first day of the North Dakota Legislative Session.  Gov. Doug Burgum gave his State of the State speech.  In mentioning agriculture, the state’s largest economic driver, he said, “Our farmers and ranchers can compete with anyone,...

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