STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Big event, small world
I like history more than most people. But even if you're ho-hum on history, you might enjoy reading about the 1964 National Plowing Contest, held that year in Buffalo, N.D. The contest was a big deal,... Posted on 9/12/14 at 11:45 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Homemade Corn Tortillas
Why make your own tortillas? Try these reasons:
1) They're fast and easy, especially if you get a designated tortillapress. As much as I tend to do things the hard way, I knew that trying to slap s... Posted on 9/3/13 at 1:11 PM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Mini Corn Dog Muffins
These bite (or two) sized delights are baked in a mini muffin pan and are sure to please the palates of both the young and old. They also go great with your favorite frosty mug of ice cold "milk"!
&n... Posted on 4/21/12 at 6:52 PM
FARM BLEAT The sweet corn bandit returns
A few weeks ago, someone approached my dad in church and asked if the sweet corn was ready yet.
Nope, Dad said. (After all, it was only the Fourth of July weekend ... when our corn should be about kn... Posted on 7/22/11 at 11:13 PM
As expected, farmers this spring planted more durum, barley, flax and sunflowers — crops in which the Upper Midwest, particularly North Dakota, leads the nation, the National Agricultural Statistics Service, an arm of USDA, says in its June 30 planted acreage report.
KANSAS CITY - Archer Daniels Midland Co and ethanol supporters on Thursday challenged a U.S. government plan for biofuels use, saying it will not push past the "blend wall" because of a niche market for biofuels credits.
CHICAGO - The powerful U.S. corn lobby is launching an unusual offensive against the country's sugar sector, an old foe in the lucrative sweetener market: seeking to overturn the controversial, near-century old U.S. sugar program.
CHICAGO - Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures sank 2.9 percent on Monday, hitting a two-week low on expectations that drier conditions in the U.S. Plains will allow farmers to harvest a bumper crop, traders said.
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