STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Potato industry's loss
I never had a chance to meet Christian Thill, the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis-based potato breeder who died recently from a heart-related ailment. But I've talked with a number of people who... Posted on 9/2/14 at 1:19 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Recipe: Easy Roasted Vegetables
As a writer who also runs the Norwegian Artist's fine art gallery, I don't have a lot of time to cook. Despite spending most of the day 15 feet from the kitchen, I generally arrive there around 5, i... Posted on 1/7/14 at 2:14 PM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes
Are you still busy looking for side dish recipes for dinner tomorrow? Here is a delicious recipe for Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes. No, they are not the marshmallow classic that will be served at many than... Posted on 11/27/13 at 12:24 PM
PRAIRIE FARE This Spud’s for You
The world's largest potato weighed more than 18 pounds, according to Guinness World Records. I think I was served its slightly smaller cousin at a restaurant.
I didn't mind getting a giant potato s... Posted on 2/22/13 at 5:13 PM
Clean up and planning for repairs continue at the Cavendish Farms potato processing plant in Jamestown. Fire broke out around 1:30 p.m. Monday in the air emissions control equipment which is located in the fryer area of the plant, company officials said.
Cavendish Farms is closed indefinitely after a fire burned in its attic Monday, officials said.
Greg Allen, the plant’s administrative manager, said only part of the plant was damaged and he wants to get it running again soon.
“We plan to reopen,” he said.
GRAND FORKS (AP) — Potato blight has been found in the Red River Valley.
North Dakota State University plant entomologist Neil Gudmestad said the disease was first confirmed at a Northern Plains Potato Growers Association irrigation test site at Inkster, and later confirmed in several fields near Larimore.
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