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Farm Rescue Marks Milestone
October 30

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The Farm Rescue nonprofit in the Midwest is helping its 300th family this week, just eight years after former North Dakota farm boy and UPS pilot Bill Gross launched the unique o...(more)

Mason Named New President for VCSU
October 30

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - An administrator from a university in Kansas is the new president at Valley City State University. The North Dakota Board of Higher Education on Thursday named Tisa Mason to take o...(more)

Deer Poaching Reported Near Streeter
October 30

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Authorities are investigating another deer poaching case in southeastern North Dakota. KXMB-TV says a dead buck was found southwest of Streeter on Tuesday night. The North Dakot...(more)

Kansas Fugitive Arrested in Barnes County
October 29

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (AP) — Deputies in Barnes County have arrested a man out on parole for murder who's wanted in Kansas on a felony warrant.

Authorities say 56-year-old Robert Synoracki was dr...(more)

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Pardey to Lead U of M Global Research Department
Thu, 30 Oct 2014

The University of Minnesota has named economist Philip Pardey to lead its new global research strategy department. Pardey will be the first director of the global research strategy at the University of Minnesota’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. College dean Brian Buhr says creating a position specifically aimed at developing global research partnerships and innovation reflects the priorities of the college and the university. Pardey will be responsible for creating new international opportunities and partnerships in policy, technology and research for CFANS and the university’s Ag Experiment Station.
Bunge Reports Lower Earnings
Thu, 30 Oct 2014

Bunge Ltd is reporting lower third quarter earnings than a year ago but still in line with expectations. Bunge reported third quarter earnings of $316 million compared to $371 million a year ago. CEO Soren Schroder says the transition from tight to plentiful global grain and oilseed supplies, coupled with some of the slowest South American farmer selling created a challenging market environment for the third quarter. Bunge reported net quarterly sales of $13.67 billion compared to $14.7 billion a year ago.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014

Feeling Good About Corn Yields
Wed, 29 Oct 2014

West Central Ag Services sales manager Clyde Kringlen says corn harvest is progressing very well in northwestern Minnesota. “A lot of the corn got taken off. Moisture has come down really well.” Kringlen says yields have been good. “I’m hearing some yields well above average. There’s a field here and there that’s maybe not what they thought it would be but overall, everybody’s feeling pretty good about what they’re getting.”
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