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Conversation with the sky
I know what it feels like again to stay up till 4 a.m. Friends and I joined the owls and coyotes at the Furtman Farm Star Party near Webster, Wis. for a third of an Earth rotation under the stars. T...
9/15/12 at 3:33 PM A starry night with friends, "E" Day for Comet Elenin looms 9/25/11 at 2:14 PM
Return To The Green Market
At the very end of August, we treated ourselves to dinner atGreen Market Kitchenwith friends. We last dined at The Green Market not quite a year ago when we tried their special Dia De Los Muertos-in...
9/13/12 at 8:28 PM
Farm implement repurpose...those farmers have the best junk!
On a farmstead visit a few weeks ago I found this interesting clip. Just gotta say, I love old gagets and rusty stuff. The farmer also had a few of these curved iron pieces he said came...
8/10/12 at 10:20 AM
Progress is in North Dakota!!
Progress is definedby Websters as :"A forward or onward movement, -A betterment ". I think it is more about taking that first step towards your dreams or goals. They say all you have to do is change ...
2/27/12 at 9:04 PM
NDSU Extension economist has some tax tips for producers.
Agricultural producers need to take a close look at some tax preparation items, says Ron Haugen, North Dakota State University Extension Service farm economist. Items to note for 2011 income tax prep...
2/13/12 at 9:23 AM NDSU Offers Farmland Leasing Workshops 2/1/12 at 3:58 PM
Farming with BOOM and Obvious Spies Spying Obviously
Do you think farming needs more BOOM in it? If so, this marvelous little DuPont booklet on farming with dynamite may be for you! I don't think Farmville has a "dynamite" option yet, but I stopped pl...
8/16/11 at 6:00 AM
Weekend Finds: Minnesota Maple Syrup and Hand-Rolled Butter
Who would have thought that a favorite find at a food and wine event would be maple syrup? Oh, and butter, too. One of my first vendor stops at the 17th Annual Food and Wine Experience at Target Fiel...
3/6/11 at 1:22 AM Make your own Naan 2/6/11 at 1:01 AM
Pecan-Topped Gingersnap Cookies 12/11/10 at 7:00 AM
Ag PhD host supports N.D. tiling legislation
BISMARCKThe co-host of a popular agronomy TV show showed his support Thursday for North Dakota farming legislation. Ag PhD co-host Brian Hefty was among those to testify in favor of House Bill 1459, ...
2/11/11 at 10:48 AM Lawmakers consider bill aimed at farm truck drivers 1/27/11 at 7:25 PM
N.D. tourism sites receive funding 11/1/10 at 5:45 PM
Farm Aid: A review complete with videos
I drove and drove and drove and drove and on Saturday morning I finally arrived at Miller Park in Milwaukee for Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope For America. The show kicked off at 1 p.m. but I was hungry ...
10/7/10 at 10:25 AM Smorgasbord 9/30/10 at 2:33 PM
Case of the Mondays 9/13/10 at 10:45 AM
Photos from the Gary Lutheran Church anniversary story that didn't make print
Here are some photos from when I was doing the story on Gary Lutheran Church (see post below). These didn't make print so I share them here. Long-time Gary Lutheran member P...
7/2/10 at 4:33 AM
Beware of tractors
I was driving to work earlier this week, headed south on U.S. 59 and following a semi-truck loaded with several skid loaders. Up ahead, I saw a huge tractor on tracks pulling a 5 million-bottom plow. ...
5/12/10 at 6:42 AM
Keep a close eye on your farm as snow melts, waters rise
The snow's melting rapidly, and while it's cause for serious concern in river watersheds and low-lying areas around the Midwest, the rapid change should be a call to action to keep things in good shap...
3/18/10 at 6:46 AM
A Trip To The River
I am warding off a dreary day with a few old memories today and some photos I took on September 30, 2009. Last September we took a trip over to "The Farm" about four miles away on the road o...
3/9/10 at 6:26 AM Wistful Wednesday: 1964 3/3/10 at 3:19 AM
Wistful Wednesday: Milk Pails 1/6/10 at 5:24 AM