COMPASS POINTS: NEWS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH HERALD OUTDOOR WRITER BRAD DOKKEN Conservation groups praise Senate farm bill
Conservation groups are praising the Farm Bill the U.S. Senate passed Monday for its strong conservation title.
The Senate passed the version 66-27.
The groups were especially pleased with the bills... Posted on 6/11/13 at 9:51 AM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT WITH AGWEEK REPORTER JONATHAN KNUTSON New farm bill an elusive goal
Farmers and other agriculturalists on the Northern Plains are devoting most of their attention right now to the 2013 crop and young livestock. But they're also keeping an eye on what's happening in Wa... Posted on 6/7/13 at 8:56 AM
FARMBLEAT I fought the tree and the tree won
You know those safety messages that flood the media during the spring planting and fall harvest seasons? Farmers get in a hurry to put the crop in the ground after the snow melts and then get the crop... Posted on 4/29/13 at 7:09 PM
REPUBLIC INSIDER Lentsch to replace Bones at SD Ag Department
Walt Bones is headed back to his family farming operation in rural Parker, and a familiar face and name in South Dakota Republican Party politics will replace him at the helm of the state Agriculture ... Posted on 4/2/13 at 12:11 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Political notebook: Minnesota budget clash continues to grow
By Don Davis
Gov. Mark Daytons budget proposal continues to play out in interesting ways, usually with Republicans strongly opposed and Democrats more mildly in support.
Rep. Matt Dean, R-Dellwood, ... Posted on 2/4/13 at 11:11 AM
The other day, my 15-year-old daughter and I were pruning some decades-old geranium plants. The ancestors of these plants belonged to her great-grandmother, who died before World War II. Although I never knew my grandmother, I feel I have a connection to her through these plants.
LYNCHBURG, N.D. - As it stands now, Arlo Anderson has a very lonely pole towering over the middle of one of his farm fields. He planted the pole earlier this spring in the hope of attracting a new neighbor – an eagle or a hawk.
Electric lights were first marketed to the public about 1880. It is said that Louis Comfort Tiffany’s famous lily lamp with glass shades for light bulbs was the first lamp with a shade that projected light down, not up, like a candle flame.
As I write this, my wife Marilyn is traveling on a plane to Italy on an educational tour with nursing students, some parents and faculty, and I get to spend 12 days without supervision. Oh boy, I can do what I want! Fun.
Although I love and respect Marilyn very much, I like these opportunities to be on my own. I actually accomplish more when no one is around to tell me what to do.
As a kid, packing for a picnic was the start of an exciting adventure on our way to a state park or lake setting. We loaded the old camp stove and coolers filled with a variety of foods and left early in the morning “before the heat.”
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