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December 20, 2018
Minnesota cattle industry, a $2 billion business, often overlooked
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Minnesota often is associated with lakes, trees, corn and soybeans. But cattle are important to the state, too, Minnesota cattle industry officials say.
December 20, 2018 - 6:00am
November 26, 2018
Shepherds again: Families mix lamb and off-farm goals
FLORENCE, S.D. -- Larry Halse grows corn, soybeans and runs a beef cow-calf operation, and, for the past several years, is back into sheep. His...
November 26, 2018 - 7:13am
September 24, 2018
Balancing the variables of farming and ranching
After several late night sessions of helping my husband plan for the next year on the farm, I'm reminded why I chose to make my living with words...
September 24, 2018 - 7:08am
September 3, 2018
How many cows can you feed in half an hour?
I made an observation the other morning: It takes me and my daughters as long to feed three calves as it takes my husband and father-in-law to...
September 3, 2018 - 6:02am
August 27, 2018
Dakotafest goers learn how 'bale wrap' can harm cattle
MITCHELL, S.D. — The technology of using "bale wrap" for storing large round bales has become more popular, but it's created some health...
August 27, 2018 - 7:15am
August 19, 2018
Step by step, couple learns to train, care for oxen team
DULUTH — The Wixos had a log problem. After two major storms, more than 350 trees had fallen on their 16 acres outside Duluth. That's when...
August 19, 2018 - 6:00am
July 20, 2018
Cattlemen at heart:Creativity gives next generation of farmers a boost
WILLMAR, Minn. — When he looks at the herd of 100 Angus cows and their frisky spring calves grazing in a pasture of belly-high grass, Cullen...
July 20, 2018 - 10:00pm
July 2, 2018
Cattle run loose on Minnesota highway, some still missing
FOSSTON, Minn.—A Polk County deputy located a "small herd" of 10 to 14 cows running down U.S. Highway 2 in northwest Minnesota east of...
July 2, 2018 - 9:44pm
FSA ag loans not just for big people: Federal 'youth loans' geared to 10-20 year-olds
PORTLAND, N.D. — Meet Parker Strand — cattle woman. At age 11, young Strand borrowed the maximum of $5,000 last December in a Farm...
July 2, 2018 - 7:18am
May 30, 2018
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
SEBEKA, Minn. — A central Minnesota couple is feeling a little like new parents after a rare birth on their farm. A cow gave birth to quadruplet...
May 30, 2018 - 7:29pm
May 21, 2018
Drought effects improve in southwest ND
SHIELDS, N.D. — The grass shines deep green in southwestern North Dakota. Some fields of small grains have begun to push out of the ground....
May 21, 2018 - 6:45am
April 2, 2018
Commentary: Calving season is far from 'easy money'
I've heard people say raising cattle is "easy money." That's laughable to me, as someone who has been connected to the cattle industry my entire...
April 2, 2018 - 6:00am
March 29, 2018
Muddy calving season increases mortality risk
MITCHELL, S.D.—Thousands of newborn calves face a more perilous spring and summer because calving season hit its stride as snowmelt pooled...
March 29, 2018 - 12:56pm
March 19, 2018
High school project for warming calves turns into business plan
FORESTBURG, S.D. — Two Sanborn Central High School students are working to improve a cold-weather problem for cattle ranchers, including...
March 19, 2018 - 2:47pm
March 12, 2018
Busy SD farm twins 7 out of 22 heifers as snow, wind take toll
MIDLAND, S.D. — The Steve Daly family missed the big snow at the farm and ranch west of Midland on March 5. Heavy, wet snow this time of...
March 12, 2018 - 7:01am