STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS: NEWS FROM THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH HERALD OUTDOOR WRITER BRAD DOKKEN Conservation groups praise Senate farm bill
Conservation groups are praising the Farm Bill the U.S. Senate passed Monday for its strong conservation title.
The Senate passed the version 66-27.
The groups were especially pleased with the bills... Posted on 6/11/13 at 9:51 AM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT WITH AGWEEK REPORTER JONATHON KNUTSON New farm bill an elusive goal
Farmers and other agriculturalists on the Northern Plains are devoting most of their attention right now to the 2013 crop and young livestock. But they're also keeping an eye on what's happening in Wa... Posted on 6/7/13 at 8:56 AM
STAFF BLOG ASTRO BOB Conversation with the sky
I know what it feels like again to stay up till 4 a.m. Friends and I joined the owls and coyotes at the Furtman Farm Star Party near Webster, Wis. for a third of an Earth rotation under the stars. T... Posted on 9/15/12 at 3:33 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Ag PhD host supports N.D. tiling legislation
BISMARCKThe co-host of a popular agronomy TV show showed his support Thursday for North Dakota farming legislation.
Ag PhD co-host Brian Hefty was among those to testify in favor of House Bill 1459, ... Posted on 2/11/11 at 10:48 AM
FARGO — China got a little taste of North Dakota this month when companies and organizations from the state traveled there to demonstrate how foods grown here can be incorporated into Chinese food products.
Woodcarving enthusiast teaches art in F-M area, around ND
Fargo - You might say that Wayne Hankel’s abiding woodcarving hobby started as a 4-H project. Hankel was an area 4-H agent for Dickey, LaMoure, Ransom and Sargent counties and was looking for an activity that could bring together kids and parents.
Group donates hats, scarves, mittens to NDSU international students
Fargo - What started as a fun theme to a retirement party has turned into a once-a-month meeting of Chicks with Sticks, and hundreds of hats, scarves and mittens for international students at North Dakota State University.
ND woman’s jewelry designed to be seen
Marion, N.D. - Although Sally Tvedt was inspired to start her accessory line, The Sassy Ranch, while attending a bucking horse sale, her jewelry isn’t just for cowgirls.
Trainer says it’s not horses that need training, it’s people
Lisbon, N.D. - As the old saying goes, you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.
If you ask Teena Elijah, though, she might say most people would have trouble with that leading-the-horse-to-water part.
Red River Valley Fairgrounds hosts agricultural expo next week
WEST FARGO – With robotic farm equipment and laser-guided tractors on tap, this year’s Big Iron Farm Show at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo will give visitors a glimpse into the future.
There is no question about where the beef is in North Dakota. It’s everywhere.
Based on information from the North Dakota Department of
Agriculture, cattle outnumber the people who reside in the state by a ratio of almost 3-to-1.
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