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A crazy (fantastic) week
What a week. Farm bill program news, beef plant funding news, sugar news, railroad shipment news, weather news. Im more than ready to take the next three days to relax. But Id be lying if I said I d...
8/29/14 at 5:02 PM
A donated blog idea 7/31/14 at 3:50 PM
A busy week in ag news 6/11/14 at 11:20 AM STAFF BLOGAG RIGHT
Your weather of choice
With the Labor Day weekend coming up, nonagriculturalists are rooting hard for a warm, dry stretch. For many, it's one last weekend at the lake or other favorite summer place. But Upper Midwest agric...
8/29/14 at 11:02 AM
Mother Nature is still in charge 8/26/14 at 8:51 AM
The delights of dairy 8/20/14 at 10:49 AM RURAL REFLECTIONS
Two-trip Tuesday
I started Tuesday morning like every morning; a scoop of Metamucil in water, stir vigorously then swallow. This morning was like few however in that it was two-trip Tuesday. I was up about two-thirty ...
8/23/14 at 8:12 AM
Rural Reflections Radio 8/20/14 at 7:00 AM
Rural Reflections Radio 8/19/14 at 7:57 PM STAFF BLOGSTORM TRACKER
WE Fest Weather
It can and does rain at WE Fest. But the annual Lakes Area gathering does not have a reputation for stormy weather like Rib Fest and the Red River Valley Fair do. This has a lot to do with the calenda...
8/6/14 at 10:27 PM
Tornado Lawsuit 8/6/14 at 12:50 AM
Cool Day in Death Valley 8/4/14 at 7:29 PM STAFF BLOGMIKKEL PATES' AG AT LARGE
BNSF'S John Miller says 2014 harvest should go smoother
  I interviewed John Miller (left)BNSF Railway's group vice president for agriculture, and Amy McBeth, a BNSF communications official for the company, in Mandan, N.D., after their meeting with t...
7/31/14 at 2:49 PM
Dakota wheat crops head toward maturity 7/28/14 at 6:21 PM
What's hay bringing in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana? 7/17/14 at 3:51 PM AMY'S RANCH SLANTS
What You Can Get Away with on a Farm or Ranch
This column was originally published February 12, 2014 Farm and ranch residents may not have a grocery store or WalMart located only minutes away, but there are some advantages to living out of tow...
7/1/14 at 8:21 AM
Wrestle Like a Girl--Cowgirl Style 5/7/14 at 10:43 PM
Bringing People Together, Sharing a Meal, & Benefitting Ranchers Affected by Atlas 4/13/14 at 8:00 PM