STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER One Year Ago, The Minot Flood
I wrote this article about one year ago. I am reposted it as the one year anniversary of this devastating event is upon us.
Just three years ago, the thought ... Posted on 6/20/12 at 1:38 PM
The 32nd annual Manitoba-North Dakota Zero-tillage Workshop is designed to help producers meet the “triple bottom line” of sustainable production agriculture and help position producers to take advantage of the changes that will occur during the next few years. The theme for this year’s workshop is “Changing With the Times.”
Residents in north central and northwestern North Dakota said state Highway 23 has gone from a farm-to-market road to one with heavy traffic from oil fields, a nearby casino, the Minot Air Force Base and recreation areas. Some find it scary.
A Canadian company says it plans to build a canola processing plant in Minot’s agriculture park.
Bio-Extraction Inc. of Toronto said it will begin construction on the facility next spring with production starting the following year. The facility will be on a 10-acre lot in the Valued-Added Agricultural Complex.
Basin Electric Power Cooperative is seeking approval from the state Public Service Commission for 77 wind turbines south of Minot. Commissioners say the Air Force and other federal agencies also are involved.
A Minot man who is one of North Dakota’s two confirmed cases of swine flu says he now has a clean bill of health.
Scott Strande said he began feeling sick on Mother’s Day and the next morning, he woke up with a temperature of around 102 degrees and was sweating, with a horrible cough. Tests confirmed swine flu.
Registrations are now being accepted for the 2009 Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Training and Fertilizer Issues seminars sponsored by the North Dakota Department of Agriculture and the North Dakota Agricultural Association.
Forum staff reports
, March 15, 2009
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