STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT WITH AGWEEK REPORTER JONATHAN KNUTSON Actions and consequences
I've written several stories about how the proposed Food and Drug Administration ban on artificial trans fat in the U.S. food supply could affect Upper Midwest agriculture. One of the stories, an inte... Posted on 11/22/13 at 10:03 AM
STORM TRACKER August 2013
The first half of August ranked as the 9th coldest such period on record. Then an abrupt pattern change occurred bringing much warmer air into the area. So much so, that the second half of the month... Posted on 9/4/13 at 10:17 AM
LAGNIAPPE: A FOOD BLOG The need to seed
I am a flower girl. No, not the tiny kind that precedes a bride, tossing petals down the wedding aisle. Maybe I should say flower woman. I find delight in planting flowers in the spring and watching t... Posted on 5/23/13 at 10:03 AM
FARMBLEAT Don't say 'I told you so!'
While most of the blogs I write these days also appear in the Daily Globe newspaper, this isnt one of them youll be seeing in print.
I dont want my dad to read it. Actually, I dont want him to ... Posted on 3/12/13 at 11:37 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program,http://grantnelson00.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/projectraingarden.mp3... Posted on 2/28/13 at 6:20 AM
MINOT, N.D. – The reservoirs are full. The dams are open wide. The rivers have already climbed well beyond their banks. Throughout the Missouri River Valley and other parts of the upper Midwest, there’s simply no place left for any more water.
September rain outpacing last two falls that brought floods
Fargo-Moorhead’s fall is off to a record-breaking wet start. A record 1.6 inches of rain fell Thursday, surpassing the previous Sept. 23 high mark set 90 years ago and bringing this month’s precipitation total to 5.31 inches, 3.62 inches more than normal.
Valley beet farmers hope for dry harvest
Wet fields slowed the early beet harvest for American Crystal Sugar and temporarily halted it for Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative, co-op officials said Tuesday, a day after soaking rains gave the Red River Valley anywhere from 1 inch to nearly 2.5 inches of moisture.
GRAND FORKS – The National Weather Service has indicated that a “significant, widespread” severe weather outbreak is likely to occur today and into Wednesday for counties in eastern North Dakota and west-central to northwest Minnesota.
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