RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to Dave
I took last week off because of the death of our brother, Steve. I needed familiar surroundings in which to write my column so I decided it would be a letter to you.
I miss Steve ... Posted on 9/6/14 at 9:06 AM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Complicated and controversial
It's said that every story in journalism is important -- but that some stories are more complicated than others.
That's certainly the case with the repeated Souris River flooding that has hurt ranche... Posted on 7/11/14 at 11:59 AM
STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER Still Waiting for Drying
Going into Sunday night, the Fargo Moorhead region was going on six days without measurable rain. Three of those days, there had been trace amounts, but there had been no real rainfall for almost a we... Posted on 5/19/14 at 11:18 PM
ST. PAUL, MINN, – Farmers must report prevented planting acreage to their local USDA-Farm Service Agency office by July 15, 2013. FSA State Executive Director Debra Crusoe stated, “Due to an unseasonably cool and wet spring, planting has been significantly delayed or prevented in many areas of Minnesota this crop year.” “Farmers must remember to visit their local FSA office before July 15 to report all their crop acreage, including that which has been prevented from planting.” Crusoe said.
Dan Webster and other farmers in the waterlogged Devils Lake (N.D.) Basin haven’t had much to celebrate in recent years. But their area generally has avoided heavy snows so far this winter, and that’s raising hopes for timely planting this spring.
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