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U of M Crookston Senior Dustin Smith Selected to Attend USDA 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum February 20-21, 2014
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the selection of 30 university students to attend USDA's 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum, titled "The Changing Face of Agriculture," to be held Feb. 20- 21,...
2/3/14 at 3:14 PM 39th Annual Ag Arama on Saturday, January 25, 2014, Welcomes Everyone "Down on the Farm" at UM Crookston; Dedication of Ag Arama 2014 to Susan Jacobson 12/19/13 at 4:52 PM
Collegiate Crops Team from UM Crookston Places Third in National Collegiate Crops Contests 12/10/13 at 8:55 AM
Moo-ving to winter
Have a cow? Want to learn a little more about saving money while improving soil fertility? Then moo-ve yourself to Cromwell on Wednesday. The Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota is hosting a...
12/5/13 at 1:52 PM Last chance to vote for Lola 11/30/13 at 12:00 AM
Locally Laid in top 20 10/30/13 at 12:00 AM
Farmers’ story same for weather, economics: volatile
By Don Davis Farmers face unpredictability, whether the topic is the weather or economics. In the weather, farmers are going to be forced to deal with ever-increasing temperatures and humidity, a wel...
11/6/13 at 9:25 AM Bill mixes paint, bees and farmers ... and includes an island, too 5/19/13 at 5:06 PM
Fee increases bother GOP in ag-outdoors bill 4/18/13 at 9:42 PM
A big convenience: Tioga travel plaza includes pedicures, conference room, women’s clothing
TIOGA, N.D. If you stop at a Farmers Union convenience store, you probably expect to get gas, maybe some work gloves and some coffee. At the new Travel Plaza in Tioga, you can find the basics, plus ...
9/28/13 at 12:41 AM Cantor talks farm bill during N.D. oil tour 8/29/13 at 12:42 AM
Oil development poses risks for livestock 12/9/12 at 1:24 AM
Accidents on upward trend: remind family to cut the Candy Crush!
The thrill of Angry Birds can sure shock those who play it, but is it worth the risk of 7,200 volts? This year alone, members of Northern Plains and Dakota Valley Electric Cooperatives reported 101...
8/22/13 at 11:32 AM Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag. 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
Cancer Healthy Foods
What are some cancer healthy foods? Cancer healthy foods include more fruits, vegetables and grains. In northern MN and northern WI we need to getenoughvitamin D. About 3,000 s...
2/15/13 at 6:36 AM Fair Farm Kickoff Meeting, This Wednesday 9/18/11 at 6:23 AM
Oophs, OBAMA 4/10/10 at 3:22 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
George McGovern in the Twin Ports
Former Democratic U.S. Senator and presidential candidate George McGovern of South Dakota died Sunday at age 90. He made at least two stops in Duluth during his political career, mostly notably on Se...
10/21/12 at 11:05 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
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
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