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Prevented-plant crop insurance adjustments, weaknesses
Above is a photo I took of some cropland east of Dickinson, N.D., that wasn't planted on July 2, 2014. It was a prevented-plant (PP) crop insurance situation because of some very wet planting season w...
2/28/15 at 9:10 AM
Gulke: SD banker says 85% of ag customers lost money in '14 2/18/15 at 8:28 AM
Farming is still the most popular job in ND, SD. Truckers coming on. 2/9/15 at 2:17 PM STAFF BLOGSTORM TRACKER
Winter: It's a Gas
One added benefit of warmer weather in March is better gas mileage in our cars. Cold weather causes a significant drop in fuel efficiency, especially in very cold winter climates like ours. There are ...
2/27/15 at 11:44 PM
February Review 2/27/15 at 11:43 PM
Boston Snow Scale 2/25/15 at 12:45 AM STAFF BLOGAG RIGHT
The greatest grain in the galaxy
It's one of the most famous scenes from one of the most famous episodes ("The Trouble with Tribbles") of the original and best Star Trek series. An obnoxious, self-important bureaucrat wants to lectu...
2/27/15 at 12:50 PM
The days are getting longer (and other things we tell ourselves to get through winter) 2/25/15 at 9:25 AM
Fighting the cold, feeding the cattle 2/19/15 at 1:45 PM STAFF BLOGEDITOR'S NOTES
A TV star
As many of you might have already noticed, Im now a superstar. I have between 20 and 30 seconds of on-camera fame each week. The fan mail, autograph requests and pleas for my appearance at childrens b...
2/17/15 at 5:00 PM
A good news week 12/18/14 at 4:10 PM
A television debut 12/17/14 at 4:57 PM