ALL ABOUT FOOD The good, the bad and the great green tomato
I've been up and down and all around with the good, the bad and the great green tomato.
I'll begin with the good news. I spent a lovely weekend at Fall Mushroom Camp, hiking through the peaceful w... Posted on 9/26/11 at 10:39 AM
REPRINT 1940: Sibling Rivalry
Every child responds to being treated as an individual, and having privileges that he feels are his very own, advised this 1940 column, I think fairly wisely.
Maturity levels vary so much from ch... Posted on 1/9/11 at 12:00 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT I bleed green, with a dose of black and white
I stared at a blank computer screen for the better part of 10 minutes late Wednesday afternoon because I was in a bit of a conundrum.
Its National 4-H Week this week. Its also National Newspaper Week... Posted on 10/6/10 at 9:28 PM
WORTHINGTON — As a Steele County 4-H’er, Colleen Gengler was always lured by the county fair displays that offered free USDA publications on subjects related to the home, but it wasn’t until she was midway through her college education at the University of Minnesota that she decided upon a career in home economics.
Facility is new addition to five-year-old spec building
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Regional Extension Center is settling into its new surroundings this week as the first tenant in the Biotechnology Advancement Center (BAC) just north of Prairie Holdings on Prairie Drive in the bioscience park.
ST. PAUL — Twenty-one billion gallons of second-generation biofuels made from non-grain feedstocks must enter the nation’s fuel supply by 2022, as mandated by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. These biofuels can be made from perennial grasses, corn stover, hybrid poplar and straw, just to mention a few sources.
DOUGLAS G. TIFFANY, U OF M EXTENSION
, July 06, 2010
Prairie Ecology Bus educator Clay Steele (right) allows children to examine a skunk pelt and skull bones during Thursday morning’s family activity in Worthington. The event involved the University of Minnesota Extension office, Nobles County Integration Collaborative and Early Childhood Family Education.
District will try to heighten parent-school cooperation
BREWSTER — The Round Lake-Brewster school district will participate in a University of Minnesota Extension pilot program that aims to boost student achievement through parent-school cooperation.
WORTHINGTON — With the recent volatility in grain prices and the cost of rental rates rising, it could be harder for farmers to make a profit in the coming years, according to Dave Bau, Extension Educator for Worthington Regional Extension Center.
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