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“The interest rate movements were very sudden and adjusted very quickly, and that suddenness has always led to a pullback in housing demand”
A Halstad, Minnesota, family has created a business of producing early-generation potato seed for potato seed producers. The business is a two-generation effort, with numerous employees here on H-2A visas.
The big-box retailer had hired 100,000 workers for last year's holiday season, which was marked by tight labor supply. It had hired about 130,000 seasonal workers in 2019 and in 2020.

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A desire for the rural lifestyle and the opportunity to carry on the family farming legacy were two of the major reasons that influenced Nick Hagen’s decision to farm.
Other Half Processing was created after the two brothers realized that animal byproducts from animals raised in regenerative systems were either just not being collected or weren’t kept separate from the commodity stream.
Chance Jacobson, Hatton, North Dakota, was injured on July 18, 2022, when he was driving a side-by-side utility vehicle home after an afternoon of checking on and repairing pasture fences.
Ranchers or farmers can donate meat, including beef, chicken and pork from North Dakota-raised livestock, or donors can give money that will be used to purchase the meat from ranches and farms within the state.
Agtegra Cooperative provides grain rescue training for workers in its many locations, as well as a close-up rescue drill exposure for medical students at the University of South Dakota. Agtegra and USD also are supporters of a new program that provides training and a “ditch kit” for rural people who help if someone is injured.
After making the move from the Netherlands, Maartje Murphy wanted to give North Dakotans a chance to enjoy European treats, made right on the farm.

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Tim Mickelson never imagined the connections he would make to fellow farmers and the American consumer by simply downloading TikTok.
Joann Burt along with her two sons, Kyle and Kermit, are the pillars to the family business of Burt’s Meats in Eyota.
A group of farmers near Leola, South Dakota, and Aberdeen, South Dakota, say they are ethanol supporters but that the proposed Summit Carbon Solutions pipeline will cause them far more than what the company is paying for easements. They also say the lurking threat of eminent domain is inappropriate because the pipeline is not for a public utility. They think the long-term strategy of installing a pipeline to satisfy what may be of environmentally uncertain value is wrong, substituting their loss for likely a temporary gain for ethanol and pipeline investors.

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