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Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag.
Days begin at 4:30 a.m. and end after a sullen and nostalgic gaze at our sleeping children. He knows not what day it is, mondaytuesdaysaturday, they all run together. My husband, likely like someone i...
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
Oil development poses risks for livestock
WILLISTON, N.D. Jacki Schilke likes to say her black angus cattle live in harmony with the cats and dogs on her rural Williston ranch. But recently, Schilkes ranch has not been in harmony with oil...
12/9/12 at 1:24 AM Governor favors turning natural gas into fertilizer 7/16/12 at 7:25 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
Property Taxes: Whose Money Is in the Bucket?
I've had a few questions about several stories I've written about property taxes, and I would like to share with you my bucket analogy, which simplifies some of the complex things that determine a per...
4/5/12 at 2:52 PM Exploding Manure, Insidious Weeds and a Geek in Power 3/27/12 at 5:05 PM
Farming with BOOM and Obvious Spies Spying Obviously 8/16/11 at 6:00 AM
'Faces of Our Community' - Multimedia profile of farmer Brent Rust
Here's a look at an old profile I'm particularly proud of. I did the photos, collected the audio and edited it. Hope you enjoy. Here it is... ...
3/17/12 at 7:00 PM
Pride of Dakota holiday showcases announced
BISMARCK Pride of Dakota holiday showcases begin next weekend in Grand Forks, with additional events planned in Minot, Fargo and Bismarck during the holiday season. The Grand Forks event is set for ...
10/27/11 at 10:47 AM Dalrymple to appear on CNBC 7/11/11 at 4:40 PM
Today's Ask Your Government 7/9/11 at 8:21 PM
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
ELCA Presiding Bishop Tells Orion Samuelson 'Farming is God-Given Call'
In an interview with agricultural journalist Orion Samuelson, the presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) said "farming is a God-given call and that farmers are exercisin...
3/21/11 at 4:06 PM Some express concern about agricultural implications of ELCA draft statement on genetics; Eastern ND bishop says ELCA is not against genetically modified seeds 11/13/10 at 4:43 PM
Ag producers should do income tax planning while Congress debates tax policy
As Congress debates tax policy, agricultural producers still must do tax planning before the end of the year based on the information known at this time. "It is best to start with year-to-date income...
12/13/10 at 9:59 AM NDSU helps producers through Dakota Select Seed 12/3/10 at 5:58 PM
BeefTalk: Is source and age verification worth the effort? 10/29/10 at 2:19 PM
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...
3/5/10 at 2:49 AM
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