April 5, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle
The road winds inland for eight miles through trees and fields to Chelsea Morning Farm. Just beyond a graying weathered fence is a half-round plastic covered greenhouse the first indication of the farm. Continue Reading
January 21, 2013 in DL-Online
Dale Svendsgaard, 78, might have found his hobby unintentionally, but a look at the intricately detailed miniature barns, houses and farm buildings he’s created for the past three years suggests he knows what he’s doing. Continue Reading
December 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Winter weather woes have not been a major concern for North Dakota’s livestock producers in recent years because of warmer seasons.
August 9, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
While farming is one of the leading industries in the Midwest, Max and Lyla Radil do more than just farm they give back.
And on August 9, they were commended for their efforts by being honored as the University of Minnesota’s 2012 Farm Family of the Year at Farmfest. Continue Reading
July 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Sylva Daws painted the 8-by-8-foot Star of Eden quilt earlier this month and Greg, her husband, mounted it on a farmstead building on the east side of North Dakota Highway 35, a few miles north of Michigan. Continue Reading
July 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Illinois man admits risks in agricultural work, but ‘you can’t make rule to stop every accident.’
March 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Acres of most crops are expected to rebound this year in North Dakota in the absence of spring flooding. The Agriculture Department in its annual spring planting report says durum wheat acres are expected to double, to 1.5 million. Last year, much of the state’s prime durum-growing region was flooded. Continue Reading
March 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The survey of nearly 2,400 Minnesota farms finds median net farm income reached a record $123,000 last year, up 1 percent. According to the report, higher grain prices and more profitable livestock operations helped improve the 2011 numbers. But stressful weather and lower crop yields limited the gains Continue Reading
February 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Advocates fear America is ‘losing a connection’ to rural, rustic past.
January 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The Agriculture Department says farmers in January received an average of $7.95 per bushel for the state’s staple crop, spring wheat. This down figure is a decrease of 49 cents from December. Continue Reading