STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT A small win in an ongoing battle
I wrote an Agweek cover story in 2013 that looked at public-sector funding for agricultural research, which is declining after inflation is factored in. It's a huge concern in ag, and rightly so.
Las... Posted on 1/2/15 at 1:33 PM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS Report highlights areas of growth for women-owned businesses
A report released March 27 by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Center for Women in Business offers revealing statistics regarding the current state of women-owned businesses in the country an... Posted on 3/28/14 at 9:50 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Real Life Writing
One of my sons favorite -- and unanswerable -- questions through the years had to do with Algebra and higher math.
When will I ever use this? he asked. And if I never use it, why do I have to learn... Posted on 7/22/13 at 12:51 PM
FARM BLEAT On ginger, piggies, willows and hops
I believe I mentioned in a blog a while back that I am taking part in a 10-month-long leadership program offered through the University of Minnesota called the U-Lead Advisory Academy.
I'm writing my... Posted on 11/4/10 at 8:40 PM
Think in terms of three football fields in length, says D.C. Coston, North Dakota State University’s vice president for Agriculture and University Extension, talking about the NDSU “greenhouse complex.”
If America wants to remain a world economic leader, it needs to continue to invest in clean coal research and make a reasoned, economically prudent shift to new technologies and lower emissions of greenhouse gases.
The tide, however, seems to be going the other direction, at least in popular opinion in urban areas on the nation’s coasts and among environmental groups and their lobbyists.
Applicants must be Minnesota residents. The OATF provides recommendations to Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson regarding policies, practices, and programs that will benefit organic agriculture in the state. The term of service ends June 30, 2009.
Two new projects at North Dakota State University are aimed at crop and livestock research.
Gov. John Hoeven’s office said he joined campus and state officials at Friday groundbreaking ceremonies for NDSU’s new research greenhouse and Beef Cattle Research Center.
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