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Quiet Atlantic Hurricane Season
The Atlantic hurricane season officially comes to an end this weekend. It was a good year for people and a bad year for hurricanes. There were just eight named tropical systems (sustained winds of at ...
11/25/14 at 11:58 PM Thundersnow! 11/25/14 at 11:57 PM
It Flows North 11/24/14 at 10:53 PM
Letter to Dave
Dear Dave, Ive heard the term Novembruary used to describe our current month. This works for me. This month has adopted the earmarks of February; it is bitterly cold and late afternoon brings about...
11/22/14 at 7:33 AM Rural Reflections Radio 11/20/14 at 6:53 AM
Freedom of speech 11/15/14 at 8:00 AM
So close to the finish line
The Upper Midwest harvest was so close to completion. Then winter arrived, early and nasty, leaving some producers with corn and sunflowers still in the fields. I talked this morning with three Upper...
11/21/14 at 12:08 PM Ag: Home of cool, hi-tech stuff 11/17/14 at 2:05 PM
'A form of madness' 11/14/14 at 10:28 AM
A Chilly Day for Comforting Chili on the Kirk Ranch
This past Monday morning was a rude awakening, not just to freezing rain early in the morning that turned to sticky snow but plummeting temperatures. I had just spent a week at a writer's...
11/13/14 at 7:41 PM South Dakota Farm and Ranch Life in Poetry 11/3/14 at 7:00 PM
What You Can Get Away with on a Farm or Ranch 7/1/14 at 7:21 AM
Fact and fiction: Are the North Dakota Grain Growers in a "sinister" effort to promote corn, undermine conservation?
I was fascinated to read Frank Carroll, a Rapid City Journal columnist, who this week took aim at the North Dakota Grain Growers. Carroll talks about a "sinister fight" where "360 million to...
10/30/14 at 10:51 AM RRV beet harvest speeds ahead: 'Just a picnic' compared to 2013 10/5/14 at 2:44 PM
Anticipation high for STB hearing in Fargo 9/4/14 at 6:14 AM
A year later
About this time last year, ranchers in South Dakota thought they were prepared for an early season snow storm that was on its way. But they soon found out they werent. The storm dumped an unexpected ...
10/1/14 at 12:58 PM A full issue of Agweek 9/23/14 at 4:12 PM
A soggy day at Big Iron 9/9/14 at 4:04 PM