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  • Online Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Training Set
      Image and content provided by NDSU Extension   Anyone who works with anhydrous ammonia, especially those applying nitrogen fertilizer on crop fields, will be able to learn how to handle it safely during an online workshop
  • NDSU Extension to Host Grazing Cover Crops Webinar Series
      Image and content provided by NDSU Extension   Producers will have an opportunity to learn about grazing cover crops during a webinar series that North Dakota State University Extension is hosting. NDSU Extension specialists and researchers
  • USDA Extends ReConnect Application Deadline to April 15
      Micheal Clements, NAFB News Service   The Department of Agriculture has extended the deadline for ReConnect Pilot Program applications to April 15. Deputy undersecretary for Rural Development Bette Brand announced the extension Monday, saying the move
  • NPPC Cancels 2020 World Pork Expo
      National Pork Producers Council   DES MOINES, IA, March 30, 2020 – The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) today announced that its board of directors has decided to cancel the 2020 World Pork Expo in June due to
  • Consumers Increase Online Grocery Orders During Outbreak
      Micheal Clements, NAFB News Service   Consumers are ordering more goods and groceries online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Grocery Dive, a web-based grocery industry publication, reports 31 percent of U.S. households have used online grocery services
  • Less than Half of U.S. Dairy Farms Signed up for DMC
      Chad Smith, NAFB News Service   Fewer dairy farmers chose to opt into the Dairy Margin Coverage Program that was authorized in the 2018 Farm Bill. At the beginning of this year, the forecast was for
  • NDSU Extension to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting in Response to COVID-19
      Image and content provided by NDSU Extension   North Dakota State University Extension will host a virtual town hall meeting for North Dakota community development leaders. The meeting will be on Tuesday, March 31, at 9:30
  • Valero Closing Down Two Ethanol Plants
      U.S. fuel ethanol producer and refiner Valero is shutting down two of its ethanol plants, one in Nebraska and the other in Iowa. They’re also declaring “force majeure” (mah-ZHURE) on shipments for dried distillers’ grains or