RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to Dave
I am at home today, real home. My second home has been the cab of a
tractor/trailer hauling sugar beets the last few weeks but today the
fields do not contain trucks and harvesters but on... Posted on 10/19/13 at 6:31 AM
THE NEW FORTY The Year of the Farmer...
I don't know exactly when the interest in the Super Bowl advertisements eclipsed the actual football game, but for a good decade or so Super Bowl ads have become a much fiercer competition than the bi... Posted on 2/4/13 at 8:40 PM
Four years ago, Greg Grengs, a Sherwood, N.D., farmer and inventor, studied the electric remote-controlled swing auger movers on the market and decided he could do better. So, he built his own. Today, the Auger Jogger is sold across much of the country.
Most farmers in southeastern Minnesota are nearly finished harvesting corn, but Bill Beckman of rural Zumbrota has been done for months. As an alternative to yellow corn, he’s been developing an 85-day white corn hybrid using classic Mendelian genetics.
A Minneapolis man has been indicted on animal terrorism charges in Iowa, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday. The indictment charges Scott Ryan DeMuth with one count of conspiring to commit animal enterprise terrorism and cause economic damage exceeding $10,000. It said the acts DeMuth is accused of committing occurred between Nov. 9, 2004, and Nov. 20, 2004.
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, November 20, 2009
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will continue to issue remaining doe licenses through the end of the archery season. There’s no limit to the number of licenses a hunter can receive. Nearly 90 percent of the deer licenses have been issued, but nearly 15,000 antlerless licenses remain for the 2009 season, in several units.
Jennings Sunderland, a 78-year-old dairy farmer who was accused of using a chain to restrain his ailing wife, got some good news Friday: The felony charge of false imprisonment against him was dropped.
Production of both spring wheat and durum wheat is not expected to change significantly from last year in the state that leads the nation in the production of both, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Friday.
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