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Early Voting Begins Today in Stutsman County
October 20

JAMESTOWN - Early voting for the November general election is available at the Stutsman County Courthouse in Jamestown beginning Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; on Saturday, November 1 from 9 ...(more)

Oakes Man Convicted on Several Counts
October 17

OAKES, N.D. (AP) – An Oakes man who ran his pickup truck into a house earlier this year has been convicted on charges of reckless endangerment and impaired driving, along with drug-related counts. A...(more)

Chief Reuther Offers Carbon Monoxide Tips
October 17

JAMESTOWN - As the outside temperatures drop and winter approaches us, we will be using our furnaces, fireplaces, wood burners and other fuel-burning appliances for many different things. The time is ...(more)

Oakes Police Capture Texas Fugitive
October 16

OAKES, N.D. (AP) – Police in the southeastern North Dakota city of Oakes have arrested a man they say escaped from custody in Texas. Sixty-three-year-old Reymundo Leyva, of Crystal City, Texas, fac...(more)

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014

Beautiful Weather!
Mon, 20 Oct 2014

We're enjoying an awesome run of harvest weather and World Weather, Inc. senior ag meteorologist Drew Lerner is forecasting another ten days of mostly dry conditions. The soybean and sugarbeet harvests are coming to a close. Growers have been more cautious on corn, waiting for Mother Nature to help dry down the crop, but the weather should help us with that. During the rush of this season, RRFN reminds you to be safe and watch for slow-moving farm equipment on the roads.
Money Flow is Impacting the Grain Trade
Thu, 16 Oct 2014

While outside markets haven't been a factor in recent years, First Capitol Ag Risk Management Advisor Jacob Burks says money flow certainly impacted the grain markets this past week. “When you get back down to these lower levels, it’s amazing what outside influences will do to this marketplace. At this point, money flow outrules fundamentals.” Burks says the money flow is coming from the index funds. “They’ve had a neutral position in the corn. Soybeans, they’ve been short. The investment opportunity right now is not cattle. It’s not gold. It’s not in the stock market. It’s in the grains. They feel this is the undervalued product and that’s where the money goes back into.”
Informa Forecasts Record Soybean Acreage in '15
Fri, 17 Oct 2014

Informa Economics is expecting farmers to plant a record soybean crop in 2015. Informa’s October estimate for 2015 US corn acreage is at 87.8 million acres, up 496,000 acres from the September estimate, but down 3.1 million acres from this year. Informa forecasts the soybean crop at a record 88.5 million acres, up 86,000 from its September estimate and 4.3 million more than this year. Informa lowered its all-wheat acreage estimate to 56.4 million acres, down 394,000 from 2014.
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