Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019 – Debt Limit Would Increase

🕔May 9, 2019The 2019 financial outlook for U.S. farmers growing corn, soybeans and wheat appears reluctant to improve, says Bryon Parman, North Dakota State University Extension agricultural finance specialist. Farmers currently face […]

North Dakota: Industrial Hemp – Have Marketing Plan in Place Before Planting

🕔Mar 29, 2019North Dakota farmers interested in growing industrial hemp in 2019 can begin the state licensing process, but they should have a marketing plan in place before planting, North Dakota State […]

IRS Waives Estimated Tax Penalty for Farmers

🕔Mar 1, 2019The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has waived the estimated tax penalty for qualifying farmers who file their return and pay any taxes due by April 15, 2019. “Typically, agricultural producers […]

North Dakota Wheat: Drought Reduces Midge Populations for 2nd Year

🕔Feb 13, 2019Wheat midge likely will be less of a problem this year, reducing the need for insecticide applications. Soil samples in North Dakota indicate low levels of overwintering wheat midge larvae […]

Year End Tax Planning – 13 Points for Ag Producers to Consider

🕔Dec 11, 2018Agricultural producers should do tax planning before the end of the year. “In tax planning, it is best to start with year-to-date income and expenses, and estimate them for the […]

North Dakota: Farmland Values Tested by Rising Interest Rates

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🕔Oct 1, 2018Many commercial row crop farmers across the U.S. have seen their margins squeezed by lower commodity prices and relatively higher production costs, says Bryon Parman, North Dakota State University Extension […]

Income Tax Filing Deadline is March 1 for Ag Producers

🕔Feb 21, 2018Agricultural producers have until March 1, 2018, to file their 2017 income tax returns without penalty if they have not made estimates. “Producers have until April 17 to file without […]

North Dakota: 2018 Wheat Midge Forecast Lowest on Record

🕔Feb 15, 2018Soil samples in North Dakota indicate low levels of overwintering wheat midge larvae (cocoons) for the 2018 season, according to Janet Knodel, North Dakota State University Extension Service entomologist. A […]

North Dakota: Soybean, Spring Wheat Projected Profits in 2018

🕔Jan 5, 2018More acres have been planted to soybeans than any other crop in North Dakota the past two years, says Andy Swenson, North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist. […]

North Dakota Seed Department Fines 2 for Brown-Bagging Seed

🕔Nov 2, 2017The North Dakota State Seed Department has fined two Minto farmers a total of $12,500 for an illegal farmer-to-farmer transfer of a protected wheat variety. A farmer-to-farmer exchange of Linkert, […]

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