Hot weather increases risk of cyanobacterial poisoning to livestock

NDSU Extension Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, can produce toxins that are harmful to livestock, wildlife and people. The North Dakota Department of Health has posted blue-green algae advisories for four lakes: Camels Hump Dam...

Farm Management Minute: Weighing decisions

By Blaine Carey Instructor, South Dakota Center Farm/Ranch Management In talking with agriculture producers, decision-making weighs heavy on their minds with the fact that decisions have...

SD farmer testifies on tariff impact before Noem’s committee

Office of U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem Washington, D.C. – Rep. Kristi Noem welcomed Scott VanderWal, a Volga-area farmer and president of the South Dakota Farm...

ND 4-H member wins National Trap Shooting competition

NDSU Extension Nathan Lorenz of Ramsey County is the 2018 national champion in trap shooting. He also led his Ramsey County shotgun team to a sixth...

Are there ‘weak links’ in your fresh cow treatment program?

By Gary Neubauer Zoetis As the saying goes, a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Is it possible there are “weak links” in...

Is my flock healthy? 6 signs of a happy chicken

Purina Animal Nutrition LLC Shoreview, Minn. – Dull, lethargic, low performance. No, we’re not talking about you before your morning coffee. These are signs you...

Minnesota State Fair announces dozens of new attractions

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota State Fair announced dozens of new attractions Wednesday for the 2018 edition of the Great Minnesota...

Gelbvieh Junior Board of Directors elected in Waterloo

American Gelbvieh Association Elections for the American Gelbvieh Junior Association (AGJA) Board of Directors were held at the 2018 Corn Fed Classic in Waterloo, Iowa,...

State FFA officers get advocacy training in Washington

South Dakota FFA Foundation BROOKINGS — The officers of the South Dakota FFA traveled to Washington, D.C., on July 22-26, to take part in the...

Guiding principles of farm policy design

by Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray Agricultural Policy Analysis Center When we talk to agricultural economists and members of Congress about what expectations...

Reduce heat stress in cattle

NDSU Extension This summer’s high temperatures are taking their toll on humans and cattle. Extreme heat actually is a mix of temperature and humidity, and when...
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Farming Fathers: Dad’s dedication to farming life inspires nomination

By Connie Sieh Groop, Special to the Farm Forum Editor’s Note: Six regional farmers were selected as 2018 Farming Fathers. More stories, photos and videos...

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Farm Management Minute: Weighing decisions

By Blaine Carey Instructor, South Dakota Center Farm/Ranch Management In talking with agriculture producers, decision-making weighs heavy on their minds with the fact that decisions have...

SD farmer testifies on tariff impact before Noem’s committee

Office of U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem Washington, D.C. – Rep. Kristi Noem welcomed Scott VanderWal, a Volga-area farmer and president of the South Dakota Farm...

ND 4-H member wins National Trap Shooting competition

NDSU Extension Nathan Lorenz of Ramsey County is the 2018 national champion in trap shooting. He also led his Ramsey County shotgun team to a sixth...

Remember new food safety rules when canning

By Julie Garden-Robinson NDSU Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist Sometimes, I feel like a broken record, especially when we reach canning season. I keep repeating things year...

Are there ‘weak links’ in your fresh cow treatment program?

By Gary Neubauer Zoetis As the saying goes, a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Is it possible there are “weak links” in...

Is my flock healthy? 6 signs of a happy chicken

Purina Animal Nutrition LLC Shoreview, Minn. – Dull, lethargic, low performance. No, we’re not talking about you before your morning coffee. These are signs you...

Minnesota State Fair announces dozens of new attractions

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota State Fair announced dozens of new attractions Wednesday for the 2018 edition of the Great Minnesota...

Gelbvieh Junior Board of Directors elected in Waterloo

American Gelbvieh Association Elections for the American Gelbvieh Junior Association (AGJA) Board of Directors were held at the 2018 Corn Fed Classic in Waterloo, Iowa,...

State FFA officers get advocacy training in Washington

South Dakota FFA Foundation BROOKINGS — The officers of the South Dakota FFA traveled to Washington, D.C., on July 22-26, to take part in the...

Guiding principles of farm policy design

by Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray Agricultural Policy Analysis Center When we talk to agricultural economists and members of Congress about what expectations...
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