FARGO — The lawyer for a landowner group at Buffalo, N.D., said the group will appeal a judge's decision to support the North Dakota Health Department's approval of a 9,056-head piglet farm in western Cass County.
FARGO — The Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation of a large high-value crop farm in the northern Red River Valley has people wondering about the financial viability of farmers in general, said David Saxowsky, a North Dakota State University associate professor.
WEST FARGO, N.D. — A cut of 12 stores by March 31 and a shift away from a "strong store" concept for Titan Machinery is not about a troubled ag economy, but rather delivering product support in a changing future, the company head said. Dave Meyer, chief executive officer of Titan Machinery, Inc., of West Fargo, said closing 12 "rooftops" will benefit the customers in the long run.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — One of the region's ag land marketers says a Chapter 7 bankruptcy of a large specialty crop farmer in the northern Red River Valley has made farmers in the region take notice, but it should have a limited impact on the land and land rent markets. Kevin Pifer, owner and founder of Pifer's Auction and Realty, based in Moorhead, Minn., says the Chapter 7 bankruptcy of Ron McMartin Jr., in the St. Thomas, N.D., area could have some effect in his home area and in areas of concentrated farming in the Grand Forks and Fargo areas.