IT'S SIMPLY GRAND! ENDRacing's Iceman Triathlon is coming our way
Today's post comes from guest blogger, Andy Magness, with Extreme North Dakota Racing and Ground UP Adventures...
Extreme North Dakota Racing, or ENDracing for short is now in its fifth year of putti... Posted on 1/10/13 at 1:53 PM
STAFF BLOG EVERYDAY GOURMET Pumpkin Soup with Bacon and Gorgonzola
Here is a quick and easy recipe fora savorypumpkin soup that can be made with either canned pumpkin puree or your own home roasted pumpkins. If you are making your own puree, be sure to use the small ... Posted on 11/19/12 at 11:15 PM
STAFF BLOG GRAND FORKS GOURMET Get This Bread at Dakota Harvest While it Lasts!
Thanksgiving, just a week away, is probably the biggest holiday for foodies. And us foodies just have to get the best bread available for our fabulous feasts. That's why it's the biggest day for many ... Posted on 11/14/12 at 7:57 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS The harvest in four acts
I am writing specifically about the sugar beet harvest today however
it could certainly pertain to any harvest.
Act I Common Courtesy
Everything means more at harvest time. People are cold, short on... Posted on 10/20/12 at 6:08 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE Awash with Squash
It was a dark and stormy night.
Amidst the raging wind, and while I sat cosily knitting on the couch, The Norwegian Artist and the Son and Heir brought in the last of the garden's harvest. (Those o... Posted on 10/17/12 at 4:37 PM
Democrat says Congress needs to encourage small businesses, enact energy policy The success of the locally owned Dakota Harvest Bakers in downtown Grand Forks is an example of “the best story of America,” Democratic U.S. House candidate Pam Gulleson said Wednesday during a campaign tour across North Dakota.
The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that the corn harvest is 96 percent done and the sunflower harvest is 85 percent complete, both well ahead of the long-term average pace.
An early harvest in South Dakota put farmers into competition for diesel fuel with their counterparts in other states, and demand from vehicles in the booming oil patch in western North Dakota also has caused some shortages, according to industry officials.
Sunflowers only crop with many acres left in fields As harvest is wrapping up in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota ahead of normal schedules, farmers are receiving record or near-record prices for their crops. That’s counter-cyclical to the more typical dive in prices as the crops come in. But a clear sign of the bullish demand that has been around for a year or more, propped up by some supply problems globally.
According to the weekly U.S. Department of Agriculture crop-weather report for Minnesota, corn was 93 percent harvested as of Sunday. That compares with 86 percent last year and a five-year average of 60 percent.
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