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New Incentives for No Till Sugarbeets Available in 2017

More money for less work simply doesn't sound American. But when it comes to conservation practices, offering an incentive to give the plowshare a break can be a profitable investment for everyone...

 

Searching for the Source

The old idiom of "too much of a good thing" rings especially true for salt. From kitchen tables to water tables, it is present nearly everywhere you look. Human bodies need it to survive, and french...

 

Oil Spills, Soils and Health

Oil spills are easy to see, but psychological wounds are completely invisible. Landowners across the Bakken are being affected by brine spills, oil spills, and pipeline projects in ways we are just be...

 

Rotation Can Make You Richer

It's been said that two's company, but three's a crowd. While this old aphorism may be true in some circumstances, it fails to hold as much water in regards to irrigated crop rotation in sugarbeet...

 

Do Not Disturb

More money for less work simply doesn't sound American. But when it comes to conservation practices, offering an incentive to give the plowshare a break can be a profitable investment for everyone...

 

Call of the Wild

In the 17th and 18th centuries, Antonio Stradivari made the famous violins which now fetch upwards of $15 million dollars at auction. By combining beauty and performance to make a truly lasting item...

 
 By Alexa Althoff    News    August 16, 2017

Mayoral Candidates Answer Questions

On Thursday evening, a packed house at the Elks Lodge witnessed the three Mayoral candidates engage in a lively question and answer session. Mayor Rick Norby, Serina Everett, and Debra Gilbert...

 
 By Alexa Althoff    News    August 16, 2017

Sweet New Location: How A Young Baker is Making it Big

Most 22 year olds want to stay as far away from their elders as possible, but Michaela Lofthus is not your typical millennial. As the owner of Simply Scrumptious, now located on the corner of Main and...

 

A Tradition of Excellence: 36 Years of Research and Growth at the Swank Farm

Traditions always have a special reason for their being, but the Swank Variety Plot Tour has several. On the sprawling Swank Farm north of Poplar, local farmers and leaders in the field of...

 

Researcher Studies the Bumps and Bruises of Scabby Seed

Gone, but not forgotten, is the blight of the fungal pathogen Fusarium graminearum which happened last year.  In the wake of this rainy-day loving fungus, many questions cropped up which Plant...

 

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