STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT WITH AGWEEK REPORTER JONATHAN KNUTSON What kind of weather should aggies hope for?
From an agricultural viewpoint, there's seldom "perfect" or "ideal" weather on the Northern Plains. What's good for some farmers and ranchers is almost always bad for others.
That's true now, too. So... Posted on 11/16/12 at 10:20 AM
THE NEW FORTY Weird - level 10.
I am weird, but I don't have to tell you that. Anyone who has read a handful of my blogs can easily arrive at that conclusion. There are levels of weird though - and let's face it, the level matters. ... Posted on 9/23/12 at 9:48 PM
FAR SIDE OF 50 Outstanding In a Field
I have been looking for a sunflower field, in fact we have been taking different back roads to town looking for a field. Surely someone must have planted one lousy field. Then one day it was there ri... Posted on 8/9/10 at 4:51 AM
Relax, eco-conscious companies and consumers. Sunflowers are sustainable and increasingly easy on the environment.
That’s the message of a new brochure, the “Sunflower Sustainability Statement,” released by the National Sunflower Association in Bismarck.
Jonathan Knutson, Forum Communications Co.
, December 25, 2010
Recently we asked our readers to send us photos of their large or unusual produce. Here’s what a couple of them sent us:
After we ran a story about a Fargo couple’s towering sunflower, some readers responded with photos of their sunflowers stretching toward the sky.
No, Ron and Hallie Anderson didn’t plant magic beans in their backyard.
But the stalk of the 11-foot sunflower that stands behind their house looks like something you might expect Jack to climb down to get away from the giant.
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