NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Principals of 'cowboy ethics' now law in Wyoming
On Wednesday, Governor Dave Freudenthal signed legislation officially adopting "cowboy ethics" as the Wyoming state code. Among the tenets of the code are living courageously, taking pride i... Posted on 3/5/10 at 2:49 AM
Multinational delegation touring US farming sites, methods
Wilma Aguele, a large-scale agriculture producer from Nigeria, wants to help the “infant” farming industry in her country grow up. She wants the nation, currently a major food importer, to grow enough crops to feed itself. And she wants to take her operation from about 2,000 acres to nearly 5,000.
Perhaps time does come to a standstill. However, if it does, it is only momentary. Perhaps the "now" does not really need to know the past. Perhaps what will be will simply be. If we really believe all that, then there is no reason to be very optimistic.
Kris Ringwall, NDSU Extension Service
, July 08, 2010
If “cap-and-trade” legislation were to move forward as currently framed, it would be the death knell to the “world-class efficient” sugar beet industry in the Red River Valley, and much of the rest of the country, a top executive of American Crystal Sugar Co. said this week.
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By Mikkel Pates, Forum Communications Co.
, May 27, 2010
Q: I ordered a bleeding heart plant that was just starting to grow when it arrived. I potted it according to the directions. The soil I used was Jiffy Organic Seed Starting Mix, and I mixed in some Pennington All Purpose Plant Food 6-10-10.
The North Dakota State University Extension Service has scheduled Precision Agriculture Expos in conjunction with the NDSU Research Extension Center Field Day tours on July 12 at Casselton and July 14 at Dickinson.
Dr. Farmer, I know hiring and keeping employees is a widespread problem. I feel if I don’t take action on this right away, the outcome could be disastrous financially – both physically and mentally on me.
A long-fought tax battle between Polk County, Minn., and American Crystal Sugar Co. over the value of the beet-processing plants in East Grand Forks and Crookston has been resolved, and both sides say they are glad.
By Stephen J. Lee, Forum Communications Co.
, April 22, 2010
GRAND FORKS – A University of Minnesota-backed research team has embarked on a three-year, $500,000 study to determine how changing landscape in North Dakota’s prairie pothole region affects the health of bees and their ability to pollinate crops nationwide.
Chuck Haga, Forum Communications Co.
, April 19, 2010
FARGO - At the recent annual meeting of the Renewable Fuels Association, three legislative priorities were outlined for 2010. These were removing the blend wall, encouraging the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider its calculation on indirect land use and keeping the industry's ethanol subsidy, which is commonly known as the blenders tax credit.
Cole, Gustafson, NDSU Extension Service
, March 11, 2010
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