Archive | October, 2011


U.S. hard red spring and durum crops showing improved end-use quality

Quality analysis of the 2011 U.S. hard red spring wheat and northern grown durum crops has been completed, and despite a challenging year for yields and some kernel factors, end-use performance of both crops is improved over 2010. The analysis is based on a survey of producer samples collected during harvest across North Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, South Dakota, Washington and […]

By Carrie McDermott • Daily News

Wil-Rich to hire due to expansion

By Carrie McDermott • Daily News Wil-Rich, a manufacturer of tillage equipment, is expecting to hire 100 workers throughout the next 12-18 months. The AGCO-Amity JV, LLC company will invest more than $3 million into its Wahpeton factory in the first quarter of 2012 to upgrade its material handling and paint facility. The company’s forecast […]

Based on problems the company encountered in processing

Congress passes three free trade agreements; North Dakota exports expected to increase by $23 million

Congress Passes Three Free Trade Agreements; North Dakota Exports Expected to Increase by $23 Million FARGO, N.D. – The U.S. House and Senate have approved three trade pacts with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea, which will further boost exports in North Dakota. These agreements are expected to be signed by President Obama on Friday. Leading […]