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July 17, 2015
Rail capacity could be freed for agriculture with support
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- The North Dakota Public Service Commission recently held meetings to decide the fate of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a line...
July 17, 2015 - 7:30am
July 16, 2015
COOL repeal defies consumer sentiment
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The fate of the country-of-origin (COOL) labeling program for beef, pork and poultry was left hanging in the balance as Congress...
July 16, 2015 - 7:30am
July 15, 2015
Cowboy Logic: Live, on air
TOWNER, N.D. -- There's a lot of crossover between work and pleasure here on the ranch, and that's a good thing. We have horses on the place...
July 15, 2015 - 10:00am
Duvenaud: Peas gave farmers a nice ride
WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Peas were one of the great success stories for Canadian prairie farmers in 2014. It was a smaller crop, exports got a shot...
July 15, 2015 - 9:28am
July 13, 2015
Markets: Grain conditions improve
Wheat Wheat traded back and forth last week. Improving weather conditions and position-squaring ahead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...
July 13, 2015 - 9:23am
Weather Talk: Measuring the temperature
Most of the energy from the sun's rays pass right through the air onto the ground. There, depending on the radiative qualities of the particular...
July 13, 2015 - 7:46am
July 12, 2015
Weather Talk: The crops help make it humid
Probably since the end of the last glaciation twelve thousand years ago, the weather has managed to get humid here in the Northern Plains at...
July 12, 2015 - 9:44am
Jessie Veeder: Family traditions will be more fun with little one
I've been thinking lately about traditions. I suppose it's expected, because in less than five months we'll welcome a tiny new member to our...
July 12, 2015 - 7:11am
July 11, 2015
Katie Pinke: Every kid needs a puppy (or two)
In early April, we lost Charlie, our 13-year-old yellow lab. During my husband's bachelor days, Charlie was his best friend. The past nine years...
July 11, 2015 - 7:26am
Weather Talk: Midwinter in the Southern Hemisphere
A cursory look on the internet for current Antarctic temperatures one evening this week revealed a temperature at the Amundsen-Scott base at...
July 11, 2015 - 7:04am
July 10, 2015
Weather Talk: It's hot across the pond
The past few weeks have been hot across Europe. Although the heat wave is showing signs of weakening, earlier this week the temperature reached...
July 10, 2015 - 7:01am
July 9, 2015
Prairie Fare: 'Say cheese' for a food science experience at home
"Mom, I want to learn to make cheese," my 17-year-old daughter said. "Cheese?" I responded, wanting to be sure I heard her correctly. "I love...
July 9, 2015 - 9:30am
Weather Talk: Record low water levels in the west
Since its Depression-era beginnings, Lake Mead reached a peak level of 1,226 feet above sea level in 1983. This past week it reached a new record...
July 9, 2015 - 7:59am
July 8, 2015
Animal ag has real economic impact
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- I question The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead's knowledge of animal agriculture economics. I am responding to the recent editorial...
July 8, 2015 - 7:48am
Consider E30's value
Petroleum keeps winning. Far too many Americans have shamefully surrendered to petroleum's propaganda. Petroleum claims E30 will blow up standard...
July 8, 2015 - 7:45am