AMY'S RANCH SLANTS Preserving a Favorite Summertime Tradition
Having my coffee in our front yard with toast and wild currant jelly that I made is one of my favorite summer pleasures.
One of the greatest pleasures of living in the country is picking berries and p... Posted on 8/6/13 at 7:46 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to Dave
If I were to look out my window and see springs progress and then
look at the calendar and note that it was mid to late march, I would
be satisfied. It is not and I am not.
Hones... Posted on 4/27/13 at 5:04 AM
Minnesota pork production will take center stage on Thursday, June 7, at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Alexandria Rotary Club.
Pam Gierke of Gierke Farms will address the group at noon in the Broadway Ballroom of the Garden Center Bowling Lane at 115 30th Ave. E. in Alexandria.
Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) is offering a $1,000 Tim Henning Memorial Membership and Policy Scholarship to a MFU member or their child who is a college student going into their junior or senior year pursuing an education in agriculture, policy or a similar field.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated seven counties in Minnesota as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by the combined effects of excessive rain, excessive heat, high winds, tornadoes and an early fall frost that occurred during the period of April 1, 2011 through September 15, 2011.
TOWNER, N.D. — After a long hiatus from my old running days and marathon training, I’ve decided to lace up the sneakers and start pounding the gravel roads and trails around the ranch again. Why on earth would a guy run when there are so many other perfectly good modes of transportation out there?
I can’t imagine a garden without the lovely fragrance of acidanthera (peacock orchid). A type of gladiola, the acidanthera flower is a white bloom with a maroon blotchy center, and like the gladiola, is a summer bulb.
By Robin Trott, Extension Educator
, March 17, 2010
Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) members from the northwest and west central regions of the state recently went to the state Capitol to discuss Farmers Union policy and the 2009 legislative session with legislators.
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