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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
SDSU and Bayer CropScience expand wheat breeding partnership
South Dakota State University and Bayer CropScience have signed a non-exclusive agreement that provides Bayer access to a selection of SDSUs spring wheat germplasm. For more visit http://www.prairieb...
12/8/11 at 4:20 PM Conrad announces lineup for Ag Policy Conference 10/28/11 at 7:54 PM
Pride of Dakota enrolls 500th member company 10/11/11 at 10:41 AM
A Story of Corn (or A Corny Story)
Corn is such an important part of our daily lives; we eat it, feed it to livestock, make fuel and oil from it; it is a substance in plastics, papers, medicines and many, many other everyday products. ...
8/17/11 at 4:26 PM
Science Cafe presents "Better living through plants. Are biorefineries next panacea?"
The debate between the viability of fossil resources and biomass is the topic of the next Science Caf on Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in Stokers Basement, Hotel Donaldson. Mukund P. Sibi, university distinguish...
1/28/11 at 2:54 PM NDSU provost search committee sets timeline 1/20/11 at 10:30 AM
Follow NDSU your way 9/28/10 at 9:53 AM
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
Farming revolution 'route to water security'
[LONDON] Investing in agricultural infrastructure, from roads to fertilisers, will cut water wastage on a scale greater than any other intervention and is the best way to solve the world's water probl...
9/16/10 at 9:52 AM US: Minnesota and North Dakota Potato harvest ahead of schedule 9/15/10 at 11:30 AM
Philippines: RP's first organic agriculture school to rise in Zamboanga 9/14/10 at 8:52 AM
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
Take a look at Sun Reporter/Blogger Keith Norman's picture here of some cattle that got out of their pasture. Look closely at the cow in the foreground, and count its legs. Now who can come up with th...
7/30/09 at 8:03 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