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Clothing Drive for Fire Victims in Harvey
March 3

GACKLE/STREETER - On February 26th, an apartment building in Harvey, North Dakota burned down, leaving 9 families homeless and without anything. In conjunction with the Napoleon FFA, Gackle-Streeter F...(more)

Jamestown Police Warn of Sex Offender
March 3

JAMESTOWN - Jamestown Police are warning residents of a convicted sex offender now living in the community. Police Chief Scott Edinger emphasizes that the notification is meant for public safety and n...(more)

Jamestown City Council Met on Monday
March 3

JAMESTOWN, N.D. – The Jamestown City Council meeting on Monday was one of the shorter sessions in recent memory. With all members present, none of the consent agenda items were removed for separate...(more)

Spring Light Goose Hunters can Track Migration
March 2

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Spring light goose hunters in North Dakota can track the general locations of birds as they migrate through the state.

The Game and Fish Department says hunters can call...(more)

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More Soybeans Than The World Has Ever Had
Tue, 03 Mar 2015

US soybean ending stocks have quadrupled in one year. Channel Seeds’ grain marketing consultant Matt Bennett thinks the bigger story may be world soybean ending stocks. “We have more beans in the world than we’ve ever had. At the end of our marketing year September 1, we’re going to be looking at having the size of the entire Brazilian crop sitting in storage somewhere. Our stocks to use ratio is about 30 percent, which is extremely large.” Bennett recommends making some fall sales of soybeans.
RMA Issues 2015 Projected Prices for Crop Insurance
Tue, 03 Mar 2015

The Risk Management Agency has issued its 2015 crop year projected prices for common crop insurance policies and area risk protection insurance. The projected prices include: barley at $3.51 per bushel; canola 16.1 cents per pound; corn at $4.15 per bushel; grain sorghum at $3.99 per bushel; soybeans at $9.73 per bushel; oil sunflowers at 16.9 cents per pound; confectionary type sunflowers at 26.5 cents per pound; wheat (all types) at $5.85 per bushel; and durum at $6.32 per bushel. Compared to a year ago, the projected price for corn is down 47 cents per bushel; soybeans are off $1.63, and the wheat projected price is down 66 cents from last year’s projected price.
RMA Dry Bean Prices for 2015
Tue, 03 Mar 2015

For dry beans in Minnesota and North Dakota, projected revenue prices are 28 cents a pound for black beans, 53 cents for dark red kidneys, 31 cents for navies, and 25 cents for pinto beans. Projected prices for non-revenue type beans are 52 cents for cranberry beans, 48 cents for light red kidneys, 28 cents for pinks, 33 cents for small reds, and 48 cents for white kidneys.
Sugar Legislation Reintroduced
Tue, 03 Mar 2015

Florida Congressman Ted Yoho has reintroduced his Zero-for-Zero sugar policy, which would instruct the administration to target the foreign sugar subsidies that are distorting world prices and keeping a free market from forming. Under the plan, US sugar policy would also be rolled back in exchange for the elimination of foreign programs. Members of the American Sugar Alliance praised Yoho, and said sugar farmers from across the country are in Washington this week to educate lawmakers about the current US policy and to encourage support for the resolution.
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