THE NUTRITION FORUM Fish Tacos
Im very proud of my husband; he has become quite the cook. He has been trying new recipes, most of which include seafood. Last night, he found a recipe for fish tacos that was amazing! He even shopped... Posted on 2/19/13 at 1:49 PM
STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE Have you ever seen corn this tall?
Have you every seen corn this tall?
Because I sure haven't.
Granted, I'm not a farm kid. I think that's pretty obvious with some of my last blogs and videos.
But I am from Iowa (hold the jokes, p... Posted on 10/2/12 at 6:30 AM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Adventures in eating local
I recently read a story about the increase in the number of farmers markets in the U.S., and Worthington is certainly part of that trend. How lucky are we to have not just one farmers market but three... Posted on 8/14/12 at 5:19 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Ag interests debate ethanol, isobutanol
A new way to turn corn into fuel prompted a Thursday debate about giving ethanol a continued priority in state law.
Representatives of the Luverne, Minn., Agri-Energy plant owned by Colorado-based ... Posted on 3/15/12 at 9:55 PM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT The sweet corn bandit returns
A few weeks ago, someone approached my dad in church and asked if the sweet corn was ready yet.
Nope, Dad said. (After all, it was only the Fourth of July weekend ... when our corn should be about kn... Posted on 7/22/11 at 11:13 PM
Wide variety of yields likely
WORTHINGTON — Several loads of new crop corn were delivered to New Vision Cooperative elevators in southwest Minnesota Thursday, but yield reports have been rather slim as farmers begin to combine end rows and move into full-scale harvest mode.
Harlan Christians (from left) checks in Marie Dieken’s entries as Klaas Nagel labels each for this weekend’s 65th annual Little Rock, Iowa, Corn Show. Dieken had entries in several corn categories as well as other produce. Events continue through Sunday with the theme, “Happy Days are Here Again.”
Rushmore residents no longer have to endure burnt smell
RUSHMORE — Residents of Rushmore will be glad to hear the smoldering corn that has had a cloud of black smoke and a burnt smell hanging over their town for the past two weeks should be gone soon, according to United Farmers Co-op (UFC) Elevator location manager Mike Miller.
“It is going up for sale Monday morning,” he told the Daily Globe Thursday afternoon
Soybean harvest wrapped up; farmers busy combining corn
WORTHINGTON — Greg Ponto of rural Reading is feeling really good about this year’s harvest, but it pains him in a way. Other farmers in southwest Minnesota weren’t lucky enough to escape mid-season hail storms and late-season drown-outs.
Corn crop going in as one of earliest on record
WORTHINGTON — The rain held off for longer than expected Friday, allowing farmers from throughout the region to get in several extra hours of planting time.
WORTHINGTON — Farmers who have been out in recent days getting the rest of last year’s corn crop harvested are finding it over-wintered rather well, considering snow depths that, in some places, buried the entire corn stalk.
ST. PAUL — You can reduce risk when selecting corn hybrids by using information from many sources, including universities, grower associations, seed companies and on-farm strip trials. Results from unbiased, replicated trials are especially important.
JEFF COULTER U OF M EXTENSION
, January 21, 2010
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