TIME AT THE TABLE Volunteers Needed
This summer Time at the Table with the help of a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant will be working with the Mitchell YWCA and the Salvation Army teaching our Kitchen Kids program. Classes occur on Tues... Posted on 7/1/12 at 8:44 AM
STAFF BLOG AGWEEK Crop forecast: soybeans up, corn down
Worthington, Minn. The latest crop forecast projects Minnesota farmers will see a bigger soybean yield, but the outlook for corn has dimmed a bit.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts Minnes... Posted on 9/13/10 at 10:55 AM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Monsters in the Fields
When we moved back here the first time, in 1986 when the girls were teenagers, I made them accompany me to the potato fields after the equipment was out of the fields, we gleaned enough potatoes..big ... Posted on 7/12/10 at 6:03 AM
NASCAR DAD Crop Duster Crashed In EGF Field
Yellow crop duster airplane owned by Agrimax Co was spraying fungicide on a muddy sugar beet field 3 miles north of EGF on coun ty road #66 at 9:15 am Sat morning.... Posted on 8/22/09 at 1:19 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa — The wet start to the corn planting season is expected to reduce the amount each acre produces this year, but farmers are planting so much of the crop that they’re still likely to bring in a record amount.
BRANDON, S.D. — With both hands holding it open, Fadjar Setiawan plunged a small, clear plastic bag into the cascade of soybeans flowing from a truck unloading at the Eastern Farmers Cooperative in Brandon.
BISMARCK — Keith Deutsch and Chad Blindauer both work the land in the Dakotas, one in the north and one in the south, producing crops that help feed a hungry nation. Most years they deal with comparable weather and similar production problems, but this year is shaping up to be unlike most others.
GRAND FORKS — Rallying farm commodity marketing prices driven by expectations of a poor harvest in the hot, dry central Corn Belt are causing a stir in the Northern Plains’ expanding corn planting areas where crops still look promising.
With little precipitation in the area and Saturday’s record-breaking temperatures in Dickinson expected to continue today, red flag warnings and fire bans remain in place for southwest North Dakota, officials say.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Sen. Kent Conrad says a top U.S. Department of Agriculture official is coming to North Dakota next week to get a firsthand look at the effect that this year's flooding has had on the state's farmers and ranchers.
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