PRAIRIE BUSINESS February issue now online
One of my first assignments after joining this magazine was to attend the lavish groundbreaking celebration for Sanfords Fargo Medical Center. (See"Sanford begins building Fargo medical center")
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I'm passing on this joke/witticism that I heard from a North Dakota State University Extension Service official:
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Being prepared is one of the best ways to ensure the season goes smoothly, according to Carl Dahlen, North Dakota State University Extension Service beef cattle specialist, and Gerald Stokka, NDSU Extension veterinarian and livestock stewardship specialist.
North Dakota State University Extension Service
March 17, 2015
The U.S. Senate failed to overturn President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that would give Congress the power to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. The Senate garnered 62 votes for the override, putting it five votes short of the two-thirds needed to send the bill back to the House of Representatives.
At this time of year, the cows are calving or pregnant, so the feeling of contentment is prevalent within the cow herd. If one never has experienced the pleasure of walking among a herd of pregnant cows, ewes or other ruminants, there is a palpable feeling of contentment, a pleasurable waiting moment.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking comment by March 30 on recommendations that eventually could lead to changes in its prevented-planting insurance coverage levels. If approved, the changes would cut corn prevented-planting payment levels and increase rates for potatoes and green peas, among other things.
True North Equipment, a four-store John Deere dealer network in the northern Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota is charting a new course, shifting away from traditional store managers and focusing heavily on training.
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