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Elephants, apparently, can sense thunderstorms up to 150 miles away.Thats not quite as good as Doppler radar, but it is close.It is the elephants acute sense of hearing, at low frequencies in ...
10/21/14 at 11:16 PM Worst Drought in 100 Years 10/21/14 at 11:14 PM
Coriolis Explained 10/18/14 at 12:19 AM
Just enjoying the day
I talked on the phone today with a Minnesota farmer. It was old-school technology -- voice only, no video -- but I had no trouble sensing his smile. Yes, he said, he's done harvesting his soybeans. A...
10/21/14 at 10:22 AM A great time to be studying ag 10/14/14 at 4:07 PM
A terrific harvest run 10/10/14 at 1:52 PM
Well done work
We are insulated from nation-wide trends, at least partially. When the financial crisis of 2008 began, northern Minnesota felt it but only to a very small degree. As employees became unemployed on eac...
10/18/14 at 6:56 AM Rural Reflections Radio 10/16/14 at 5:56 AM
A harvest to remember 10/12/14 at 7:58 AM
RRV beet harvest speeds ahead: 'Just a picnic' compared to 2013
Rick Nordick waits in his sugar beet lifter for trucks to arrive in a farm's fourth day of harvest on Oct. 5, 2014, south of Moorhead, Minn. The region's sugar beet harvest is nearly a week old, an...
10/5/14 at 3:44 PM Anticipation high for STB hearing in Fargo 9/4/14 at 7:14 AM
BNSF'S John Miller says 2014 harvest should go smoother 7/31/14 at 2:49 PM
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 1:58 PM A full issue of Agweek 9/23/14 at 5:12 PM
A soggy day at Big Iron 9/9/14 at 5:04 PM
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