RURAL REFLECTIONS It just ain't October
There are certain traditions to which I adhere; colache at Christmas, opening the door for Lisa and a column about the sugar beet harvest each October. I mean, I wouldn't have a good reason to... Posted on 10/12/13 at 2:19 AM
AMY'S RANCH SLANTS The Modern Day Ranch
Americas ranches may have gone through some changes over the last 150 years but ranching is still going strong and continues to be a great part of western Americana.
From the start of most of Ameri... Posted on 1/24/13 at 7:00 PM
American Crystal Sugar Co. of Moorhead, Minn., has taken out a U.S. Department of Agriculture loan on $71.2 million of sugar, in a move that effectively doubles its potential for forfeitures at the end of the federal fiscal year, Sept. 30.
WASHINGTON — The four leaders of the congressional agriculture committees presented a united front that they will work together to pass a new farm bill this year when they met with agricultural journalists on April 17.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will continue to advise the Agriculture Department on the USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration’s rewrite of the rule governing the Packers and Stockyards Act, outgoing Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney said July 12.
FARGO, N.D. — Red River Valley’s agricultural and business community was stunned by last week’s sudden death of one of its most prominent farm, cooperative and agribusiness leaders.
Patrick Benedict, 76, a successful farmer from Sabin, Minn., past chairman of two of American Crystal Sugar Co. and founding chairman of ProGold L.L.C., and Golden Growers Cooperative, died April 28 when his car collided head-on with a grain truck on Wilkin County (Minn.) Road 3 northeast of Wolverton, Minn. The funeral was set for May 3, but details were pending at presstime.
The American Legion Auxiliary will be selling “poppies” outside of Woodbury area stores Friday, April 24 from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, April 26 from noon to 4 p.m.
April 21, 2009
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