May 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
DES MOINES, Iowa The wet start to the corn planting season is expected to reduce the amount each acre produces this year, but farmers are planting so much of the crop that they’re still likely to bring in a record amount. Continue Reading
May 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Planting crops near his home between South Heart and Belfield wasn’t in the cards this year for Daryl Zarak. A brain injury from an ATV accident in December has kept Zarak from being able to do much on the farm. Continue Reading
April 25, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
It may seem like a distant memory at this point, but it was only a year ago that most of Minnesota was soaking in the sun during a beautiful month of April. Continue Reading
April 1, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) Below normal temperatures have limited the ability for snow to melt and kept soil temperatures at or below freezing across South Dakota. Continue Reading
March 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO The planting of crops in North Dakota this spring is likely to begin later than last year. Continue Reading
March 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Farmers wonder if planting will look like 2011 or 2012.
February 26, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
The first question you should ask yourself when planning a new garden is, “Why do I want a garden?”
Maybe you have a shady spot where grass won’t grow but hostas and ferns would. Perhaps you have fond memories of your grandmother’s cottage garden, full of color and texture. Continue Reading
June 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic
A mild winter and an early, warm spring are the major contributing factors for farmers completing planting so early this year.
May 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota farmers are wrapping up their spring planting, and ranchers in the state are almost done moving cattle to pasture.
May 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK Customers are tossing back more beer this spring than last at Drinks Inc. on Main Street in Mohall, and it has a lot to do with the barley farmers are once again planting in the fields around the town of about 1,000 people. Continue Reading