PRAIRIE FARE Spillin’ the Beans About Getting Kids to Eat Vegetables
If I placed all the green beans I cut as a child from end to end, theyd probably reach from Fargo to Jamestown. Maybe the trail of beans only seems to have covered 100 miles.
I became quite efficient... Posted on 7/1/15 at 8:13 AM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT He's a farmer/photographer
Farms come in many shapes and sizes, and the people who run them sometimes wear more than one hat.
Eric Hylden, who operates a small farm near Park River, N.D., is featured in the January issue of th... Posted on 1/19/15 at 10:36 AM
EVERYDAY GOURMET "Fried" Green Beans
Last night I decided to do a little experimenting in making one of my favorite appetizers....Fried Green Beans! I love the idea of eating green beans as a snack, but I feel a little guilty because the... Posted on 4/14/14 at 8:01 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Garden Produce -- To Can, or Not to Can
In every relationship, there comes a point to be brutally honest with one another, and you and I, Dear Reader, have reached that point. There is something that you need to know about me.
I don't pr... Posted on 6/27/13 at 4:21 PM
FARM BLEAT Tractors and wagons and combines, oh my!
I love to go for drives in the country this time of year. The ready-to-harvest soybeans have a golden glow in the sunlight, the corn stalks have dried and long since lost that sweet summer smell and t... Posted on 10/2/10 at 9:59 PM
Described as "meat of the poor", beans are a key food source for more than 400 million people across the developing world, but the area suitable for growing them could drop 50 percent by 2050 because of global warming, endangering tens of millions of lives, scientists said.
Chad Groos, 41, farms two miles north of Coleman, S.D., with his father, Andy, and brothers Eric and Grant. Groos says his family is fortunate this year, compared with those farther south plagued by severe drought.
FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Tony Clark says the agency may look for legal help beyond the state Attorney General’s office to help preserve more assets for unpaid farmers in the Anderson Seed Co. insolvency.
The wheat markets had losses of 15 to 26 cents last week. The winter wheat markets had the larger losses due to beneficial rains in much of the winter wheat belt and losses in the corn market. Minneapolis wheat had lighter losses due to strong export sales and lingering concerns about dry soil conditions in the Northern Plains. Markets will likely spend this week positioning ahead of the March 30 reports.
The corn market gained 25 cents last week with the strength in the wheat market. Rumors that Russia may put a tax on wheat exports and may even ban exports supported the wheat market which spilled over to corn. The strengthening export demand and a firming cash basis also offered support last week.
FARGO, N.D. — Experts throughout the region still are trying to get a fix on what the sporadic frost throughout the region will mean for quantity and quality of crops, but the facts probably won’t be known for a couple of weeks.
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