hay baleAgriculture serves an important role in the economy of Oakes and strongly supports agri-business goals for the state of North Dakota. Large quantities of corn, wheat, soybeans, potatoes, vegetables and honey are grown in the area and shipped throughout the world. Livestock production in the area includes beef and dairy cattle, sheep, hogs, buffalo, elk and emu.


Oakes offers full veterinary care service and supplies for both large and small animals. A haul-in facility, clinic with in-house lab, grooming, boarding and 24-hour call services are available.


Agriculture Related Links & Organizations

Bear Creek Flying Service, LLC 

Columbia Grain

Domine Seed Sales

Four Star Ag

Hovland Veterinary Service

James River Soil Conservation District

James Valley Grain LLC

Kelly Bean

NDSU Ag Extension - Oakes Irrigation Research Test Site

NDSU Extension Service - Dickey County

Oakes Truck and Trailer

Oakes Vet Service

Shafer Seed Company

South Dakota Wheat Growers

Triple B Farms

Western Farm Sales