THE DIRT What's looking good
I was out last night and sort of marveling at how many things are blooming and coming up. I got a nice shot of our young but beautiful Red Splendor Crabapple.
And a shot of something we discovered ... Posted on 5/2/12 at 8:42 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Made In China
Oh thats probably made in some sweatshop in China!
So go the remarks addressing the quality of a product and/or the ethics behind its making. Being half a world away, it's easy to let rumors rule.... Posted on 6/19/11 at 8:40 AM
STAFF BLOG AGWEEK Gardening by the Moon Calendar from the Farmers' Almanac
27th-28th Good Days For Killing Weeds, Briars And Other Plant Pests, Poor For Planting.
29th-31st Good Days For Planting Beets, Carrots, Radishes, Salsify, Turnips, Peanuts, And Other Root C... Posted on 7/28/10 at 6:23 AM
STAFF BLOG NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Stop aquatic hitchhikers!
If you are a water recreationist—boater, angler, water-skier, sailor, or canoeist—there are some important things you can do to prevent the transport of harmful invasive species from one l... Posted on 6/28/10 at 4:44 AM
FARGO — Xcel Energy is proposing two new natural gas-fired power plants 70 miles south of here to meet electricity needs at times of peak demand.
If approved by regulators, the two units, each capable of generating up to 215 megawatts of electricity, would be built near Hankinson and go into service in 2018 and 2019.
GRAND FORKS - The selection of 320 acres northwest of town as the site of a proposed $1.5 billion fertilizer production plant came down to plentiful land and water, said developers, announcing the project Thursday.
JAMESTOWN - Plans for a $1.2 billion fertilizer manufacturing plant at the Spiritwood Energy Park Association industrial park in Spiritwood were announced by Gov. Jack Dalrymple and leaders of the nation's largest farmer-owned cooperative Wednesday.
District Manager Bonnie Twogood, Dickinson, and tree planter Christ Dukart, South Heart, prep seedlings for sale at the Western and Central Stark Soil Conservation District building in Dickinson on Friday.
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