See A Self-Propelled Mixer-Wagon At Big Iron

    Mike Haugen of Haugen Sales with stores in North Dakota at Wyndmere and Mandan, tells me he’s anxious to be bringing a new kind of machine to his exhibit at Big Iron this year. The SPSL30T is a self-propelled mixer-wagon made by the Supreme International with headquarters at Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada. It’s big…
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Despite GMO Criticisms, One Group Suggests 9.8 Percent Compounded Annual Growth In GMO Seeds Through 2020

Ever wonder whether the global concerns about genetically-modified organisms will translate into a dampening of the demand? Lots of people do. Here’s a description of a report available from ASD Reports, which offers their best description of the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in the GMO seed business between now and 2020. I am always…
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Berg’s Goodbye To American Crystal Sugar Is Sweetened With Philosophy

David Berg and his family on Friday said their goodbyes to a few hundred of the friends they’ve made during his time at American Crystal Sugar Co., in Moorhead, Minn. Berg, 62, the outgoing chief executive, received accolades and  mementos of his nine years as the top manager for the cooperative. Among the gifts was…
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Corporate Straw Boss Says Dance With Mother Nature Not Easy

Tom Borgen, general manager for PacificAg LLC in the upper Midwest, says his program for processing and marketing wheat straw in the region has been going well although Mother Nature has been stepping on their toes on the dance floor. “High humidity and a shot of rain every week doesn’t help our cause,” says Borgen,…
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USDA Maps Indicate Crop Insurance Use Is Lower In ND In 2016 Than In 2015

Below are a couple of maps from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It appears that the crop insurance expenditures so far this summer aren’t as large as they were last year at this time. Can’t wait to see how all of this ends up. It seems they’ve had an endless string of severe weather and storms…
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