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Farmers need to look for low-investment opportunities to increase income in this tough ag economy. That was just some of the advice from lenders at the South Dakota Ag Expo. They say producers need to apply the lessons learned from the farm crisis of the eighties, to make it through this one. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com
Three young brothers who live and work on the family farm have found themselves in the world spotlight. The Peterson Farm Bros. started creating music parody videos as a way to teach their friends about the importance of farming, what they didn't realize was soon they would be viewed 40 million times thanks to social media. See how these young men have taken advocating for agriculture to a new level. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with WDAY's John Wheeler
Neal Carter grows apples and hates that apples turn brown. So he decided to develop an apple that doesn't. They are called arctic apples. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with WDAY's John Wheeler
A Goodridge, Minnesota family dairy farm has gone robotic. What's unique about that, is it's a fairly small operation to be using the technology. It even has a robotic feed dispenser. As Jonathan Knutson reports, Mike and Linda Hanson opened the robotic dairy last fall, with the hope of keeping their sons in the operation. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with WDAY's John Wheeler
Antibiotic resistance among humans is a growing concern around the world. In 2015, the Food and Drug Administration took a proactive step by revising the veterinary feed directive regulations, which changed how antibiotics can be used in livestock production, especially those administered in feed or water for growth. Michelle Rook talked with folks in the pork industry to gauge their reaction to the new regulations that went into effect January 1st. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com
Bison sales are few and far between, but this is the time of year many organizations and ranchers hold their sales. We traveled to Selfridge in south central North Dakota to a private sale being held outdoors while the temperature was 20 below. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV Get the latest agri-weather outlook with WDAY's John Wheeler
One country church has taken the concept of a live nativity scene to a whole new level... for decades. Holmes United Methodist near Reynolds, North Dakota, is a small church - just a few hundred members. But it makes a big impact every year during the Christmas season. Watch the latest episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with WDAY's Aaron White
Innovation is always important in agriculture But it's critical when crop and livestock prices are struggling, as they are now. Black Gold Farms, based in Grand Forks, is relying on innovation to take its business into the fourth generation of the Halverson family. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with WDAY's John Wheeler
American Crystal Sugar is completing a 44-million dollar sugar dome warehouse near Chicago - a new sales and marketing tool ready just in time for the holidays. Mikkel Pates explains...
A big sugar beet crop for most growers around the region is helping them overcome low prices, and disease. both of the region's sugar beet co-ops, American Crystal and Minn-Dak,...