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Wine, cheese and more
My knowledge of French agriculture is limited. I know France is Europe's biggest ag producer and that it's a major player in wine and dairy. I also know that the Limousin cattle breed originated in a ...
5/22/13 at 8:40 AM Tough times, tough choices 5/17/13 at 9:10 AM
When farmers go, they really go 5/14/13 at 10:09 AM
Bill mixes paint, bees and farmers ... and includes an island, too
By Don Davis Paint will cost more and be recycled. Bees will be protected. Financially troubled farmers will be able to access state aid. And an island to provide more wildlife habitat could be built...
5/19/13 at 5:06 PM Fee increases bother GOP in ag-outdoors bill 4/18/13 at 9:42 PM
Legislative notebook: Mayo comments upset lawmakers looking at funding 4/10/13 at 6:58 PM
Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag.
Days begin at 4:30 a.m. and end after a sullen and nostalgic gaze at our sleeping children. He knows not what day it is, mondaytuesdaysaturday, they all run together. My husband, likely like someone i...
5/14/13 at 9:38 AM Headlines: Spiritwood-area volunteers assist with harvest after death of 3-year-old boy 10/19/11 at 12:40 PM
Garden plots available in Duluth
Theres a place for you at the intersection of Arrowhead and Rice Lake roads at least there can be. Arrowhead Community Gardens have several 20-by-40-foot plots and half-plots available for those int...
3/26/13 at 12:00 AM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Letter to Dave February 2013...
2/14/13 at 9:46 AM Letter to Dave 10/27/12 at 2:05 AM
Rural Reflections Radio 4/26/12 at 1:08 PM
Storyteller Jim Pfitzer to bring Influential Author and Forester Aldo Leopold to Life on Thursday, January 31, 2013, at the University of Minnesota, Crookston; Performance in Kiehle Auditorium at 7 p.m.
Aldo Leopold was a conservationist, forester, philosopher, educator, writer, and outdoor enthusiast. Storyteller Jim Pfitzer will bring Leopold to life on the stage of Kiehle Auditorium on Thursday, J...
1/14/13 at 11:27 AM Collegiate Crops Judging Team from U of M, Crookston Finishes Second in Both National Contests held in November in Kansas City and Chicago 12/17/12 at 1:40 PM
Community and School Garden Mini-grants Offered by the U of M Northwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership 3/13/12 at 4:18 PM
Conservation groups generally support House Farm Bill version
So far, so good is the word from conservation groups in response to the U.S. House of Representatives version of the Farm Bill. The House Agriculture Committee completed markup of its version of the ...
7/12/12 at 10:04 AM Sportsmen commend Senate passing of Farm Bill 6/21/12 at 2:46 PM
The first box
We got our first box of produce from our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), Bluebird Gardens, yesterday--we were so excited! We decided to get a bigger share than we did last year, as we found th...
6/6/12 at 8:14 AM
Areavoices Digest #75 - What's life really like in the Oil Patch?
We've seen the news stories and read the reports from the oil boom in Western North Dakota. They paint a vivid picture of both the good and bad that come with an economic boom and population explosion...
5/9/12 at 10:29 AM Areavoices Digest #53 - Two new blogs and three old favorites 11/9/11 at 3:20 PM
Areavoices Digest #18 - Feb 9, 2011 - Have you seen these blogs? 2/9/11 at 11:15 AM
Property Taxes: Whose Money Is in the Bucket?
I've had a few questions about several stories I've written about property taxes, and I would like to share with you my bucket analogy, which simplifies some of the complex things that determine a per...
4/5/12 at 2:52 PM Exploding Manure, Insidious Weeds and a Geek in Power 3/27/12 at 5:05 PM
Farming with BOOM and Obvious Spies Spying Obviously 8/16/11 at 6:00 AM
Pride of Dakota holiday showcases announced
BISMARCK Pride of Dakota holiday showcases begin next weekend in Grand Forks, with additional events planned in Minot, Fargo and Bismarck during the holiday season. The Grand Forks event is set for ...
10/27/11 at 10:47 AM Dalrymple to appear on CNBC 7/11/11 at 4:40 PM
Today's Ask Your Government 7/9/11 at 8:21 PM
Fall on the farm
Submitted by Betsy Enger. Photos taken Sept. 30 during soybean harvest in Marion, N.D. She writes, "Three Generations helping with harvest. My son was being escorted by his grandfather to the ride i...
10/10/11 at 5:06 PM
When I went outside at 6:30 a a.m. to feed the horses,I was happy to see that itwas one of those cold, crystal clear winter mornings when the stars are dazzling and the snow crunches under foot. Someh...
2/25/11 at 2:06 PM Horse lover 5/26/09 at 8:19 AM
Science Cafe presents "Better living through plants. Are biorefineries next panacea?"
The debate between the viability of fossil resources and biomass is the topic of the next Science Caf on Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in Stokers Basement, Hotel Donaldson. Mukund P. Sibi, university distinguish...
1/28/11 at 2:54 PM NDSU provost search committee sets timeline 1/20/11 at 10:30 AM
Follow NDSU your way 9/28/10 at 9:53 AM
Feeding the Village First
Spring is finally here! And that means gardening season isn't far behind. Even though we're still enjoying the fruits of last year's garden, be it frozen (beans, brussels sprouts, etc.), canned (tomat...
3/21/09 at 9:06 AM