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DULUTH, Minn. — The election of Donald Trump as the United States' next president has left some in the Northland wondering what comes next for the balance between environmental and mining interests. Conservationists say that although it's too early to know the exact policies that will come out of the Trump administration, they have concerns about the possibilities, while mining industry representatives say that companies will continue to follow regulations.
KULM, N.D. — The calendar on the wall and on our phones is approaching mid-November and the 2016 harvest continues to move along in southeast North Dakota. But you wouldn’t know it by the weather that we have been blessed with here in late autumn.
URBANA, Ill. – Herbicides applied in the fall often can provide improved control of many winter annual weed species compared with similar applications made in the spring. Marestail is a prime example. More and more Illinois marestail populations are resistant to herbicides, including glyphosate and ALS-inhibiting products. University of Illinois weed scientist Aaron Hager recommends targeting emerged marestail with higher application rates of products such as 2,4-D in the fall to achieve better control come spring.
Last weekend on the way to meet my husband’s family to celebrate his grandmother’s 87th birthday, I had one of those moments where I broke everything down that wasn’t working in my life. Something my husband said set me off and I took it as an opportunity to let the steam out of the frustration kettle that had been boiling for a couple weeks.
WILLMAR, Minn. — Those who started the Willmar Food Hub are looking to not only grow and harvest sustainable food stuffs locally, they are also hoping to cultivate a group of producers and entrepreneurs who want to be part of the project. "We're working on the rest of the project, which is to grow more growers," said Bev Dougherty, project coordinator of Willmar Downtown Development.
No one was injured in a fire at Cavendish Farms in Jamestown that occurred early Friday morning, said Lt. Sheldon Mohr with the Jamestown Fire Department. The fire, which was caused “between two fryers” started around 5:30 a.m, Mohr said. Twenty-nine firefighters and six fire trucks were dispatched to the scene and were there for about an hour. “The fire was ceased quickly,” Mohr said.
There is an interesting trend regarding our summer temperatures. Over the past few decades, the summertime average temperature for Fargo-Moorhead, N.D., has risen slightly. But, there is an opposite trend...