RURAL REFLECTIONS One Hundred years in the making
(2005) Earl and Joyce Erickson are long-time residents of Viking, Minnesota. Theyve seen much of Vikings history and so I approached them to share it with me. Remember this is recollected history so s... Posted on 2/7/15 at 12:51 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT The howl of wolves and ranchers
Earlier this winter I learned that a federal judge had restored endangered species protection to gray wolves in Minnesota. I immediately began cranking out an online story for Agweek.Once the story wa... Posted on 1/23/15 at 1:14 PM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS A match made in China
South Dakota wants to establish a sister-state in China and it looks like Inner Mongolia might be the right match.
Speaking by phone from a trade mission stop in Shanghai on May 14, Gov. Dennis Dauga... Posted on 5/14/14 at 3:03 PM
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 1/24/14 at 8:00 PM
FARM BLEAT Red-faced over A.I. definition
At least one night a week I get to serve as proofreader at the Daily Globe. It isn't every page I proof - basically it's the front page, region and tri-state pages, business and nation/world news page... Posted on 12/16/10 at 10:00 PM
Local folks are cleaning up and moving on as the worst bird flu outbreak in U.S. history continues to spread.
When bird flu struck some North Dakota flocks, a local professor was called on to offer his expertise.
Shafiqur Rahman is a
ZURICH/MILAN - Switzerland's attorney general has seized more than 30 million Swiss francs ($32 million) in a criminal investigation linked to dairy group Parmalat and has charged an unnamed Italian citizen with money-laundering, bribery and forgery.
A California man who received a $650,000 settlement after being beaten by about a dozen sheriff's deputies in a failed attempt to flee on horseback has been charged with felonies connected to the incident.
CHICAGO - The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday it is seeking to hire more federal contractors to help with the government's response to the domestic bird flu outbreak, which has resulted in more than 43 million birds being culled so far.
Nigeria's Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina won an election on Thursday to become the new president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), a post that will see him guide the institution through Africa's increasingly complex financial environment.
With a population of 1.3 billion and a small agricultural area relative to its population, China is the hope for an export-led prosperity for grain and oilseed farmers in the major agricultural exporting nations.
By Daryll E. Ray and Harwood D. Schaffer
May 28, 2015
U.S. environmental regulators on Thursday proposed a rule that would create temporary pesticide-free zones to protect commercial honeybees, which are critical to food production and have been dying off at alarming rates.
The World Organization for Animal Health said on Wednesday it had lowered to the safest level the official risk of six countries for mad cow disease, a move expected to open international market access for their beef exports.
NAIROBI - More than 40 percent of South Sudan's 11 million people need food aid, the latest analysis shows, the highest hunger levels recorded in the world's youngest country, where fighting erupted 18 months ago.
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