Panel stresses importance of communication, education on livestock development

January 20, 2020

Ellen Huber, director of economic development and communications for the city of Mandan, N.D., recently took a member of the Bismarck-Mandan Development Association up and down Memorial Highway in her city to talk to business owners about the impact of one of the city’s most important businesses: Kist Livestock.

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Moving Livestock Development Forward

January 15, 2020

There is a motive to move livestock development forward in North Dakota. Those conversations were one focus at the 2nd Annual Livestock Summit hosted by the North Dakota Livestock Alliance.

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Nelson County Pigs Cooperative takes care to be a good neighbor

October 30, 2019

Pavel “Diesel” Danil knows how good the pork industry is in the U.S., and that’s part of the reason he’s so adamant about telling the story of pig farming and how it’s a good neighbor.

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New pig farms bring soil health advantages, maximize pig health

October 22, 2019

Anyone hanging out on the gravel roads near the Ransom County Multiplier, a 2,500-sow barn near Englevale, isn’t likely to smell anything coming from the barns. They may not see trucks hauling manure to neighboring fields.

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Pork: Easy, versatile and delicious

October 7, 2019

Pork has had a bit of a reputation for being difficult to cook to perfection. But local food writer and recipe developer Sarah Nasello says pork can be an easy and versatile addition to a menu, with just a few easy techniques.

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2019 NDSU Field Days Schedule

July 1, 2019

Following is a list of 2019 Annual Field Days events. Please visit the Research Extension Center and Agronomy Seed Farm websites for more details.

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Livestock operations have positive impact on area farmers, communities

June 27, 2019

When people see a large livestock operation, they often don’t realize the impact it can have on the community’s economy — and especially the economy for nearby farmers.

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Caring for land and animals are primary concerns for livestock producers

June 26, 2019

For livestock producers, taking care of their land and animals isn’t incidental to their jobs — it’s their whole purpose.

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LegenDAIRY III highlights community impact of VanBedaf Dairy

June 25, 2019

In the 10 years since VanBedaf Dairy opened, the surrounding community has come to regard it as an important employer and resource, as well as a provider of safe, affordable dairy products.

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