RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to Dave
I was relieved to see it was the end of the month which meant this
letter is my column. These are the easiest columns I ever write and
always well received. People tell me these letters fe... Posted on 5/3/14 at 6:35 AM
STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER Late Springs Good for Sinuses
Being one who suffers from the summer catarrh (hay fever), I have one reason to dread the budding of trees in spring. Tree pollen; the elms in particular; have always brought a sudden change in how we... Posted on 4/10/14 at 11:27 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture accepted 3.9 million acres offered nationwide under the Farm Service Agency’s 43rd Conservation Reserve Program general signup, including 190,000 acres in North Dakota.
TOWNER, N.D. — Growing up, most of our pastures had herds of cattle or a small band of horses on them. But one small pasture, close to home, was occupied by old steel and antique iron. It was a little boy’s imagination playland better than most manufactured specifically to amuse.
TOWNER, N.D. — After a few years of having winters we’d like to forget, this year, we’ve gotten a winter we want to remember . . . so far. On Jan. 10, I did chores wearing a vest instead of a jacket and there wasn’t a speck of snow on the ground. It was so nice, I even had my earflaps tucked up inside of my cap, and that doesn’t often happen in January in North Dakota.
WICHITA, Kan. — Wheat prices tumbled Thursday as a government report showed the nation's farmers had planted winter wheat on much more of their land this season amid last year's higher prices and easing drought conditions in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
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