Since the “new oil boom,” North Dakota’s hourly wages have garnered national attention. Workers flocked to the Oil Patch for jobs starting at $30 per hour or more.
With overtime, paid at time and a half, it wasn’t unusual to see oil workers earning six figures annually.
LONDON - Crude oil production data published by the state of North Dakota on Friday contained something for both bulls and bears.
Bears can point to the unexpected resilience of shale production in the face of lower oil prices while bulls can point to the fact that production is no longer growing after five years of tremendous gains.
The number of licensed beekeepers in North Dakota has steadily increased over the past five years, from 182 to in 2010 to 246 this year, a 35 percent jump, according to the state Department of Agriculture. Officials cited a number of reasons for those figures, including efforts to make sure beekeepers are licensed and more out-of-staters looking to North Dakota, the nation’s No. 1 honey producer.
Dean Wehri of Mott is the newest member of North Dakota's State Board of Agricultural Research and Education.
SBARE helps the North Dakota State University Extension Service and North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station identify needs and set funding priorities.
Brian Otteson is the new director of North Dakota State University's Agronomy Seed Farm near Casselton.
The farm produces foundation seed for North Dakota's certified seed industry and is involved in North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station research efforts at the Main Station in Fargo. The research focuses on evaluating and developing new crop varieties and providing data on varieties grown under eastern North Dakota growing conditions.
The North Dakota State University Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC)
annual field day will be held Tuesday, July 14.
"This is our premiere summer event to showcase the center's research program," says Greg Endres, Extension area agronomist at the center.
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production decreased 1.8 percent in April to nearly 1.2 million barrels a day, preliminary figures released Friday show.
Natural gas production increased 1.4 percent in April to an average of 1.5 billion cubic feet per day, according to the Department of Mineral Resources.
WILLISTON, N.D. - North Dakota is known globally not just for prolific oil production, but also, it turns out, for caviar.
A distinctly American version of the salty delicacy prized for centuries by Russian czars gets its start each May in the cool waters where the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers converge, the same spot where explorers Lewis and Clark camped two centuries ago.
NEW YORK - Illinois has the worst ranking among the U.S. states in terms of credit quality, according to a report by Conning, an investment manager for the insurance industry, as options for the embattled Midwestern state to fix its finances are running out.
The small North Dakota community of Heimdal and surrounding farmsteads have been evacuated after an oil tanker train derailed this morning.
Wells County Emergency Manager Tammy Roehrich said the BNSF Railway oil tanker train derailed around 7:30 a.m., setting six oil tanker cars on fire.
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