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A 'Fly Night' in DL
Clarification on river study
True Islam: educating muslims and non-muslims to combat fear
Barack and Michelle Obama's' first date becomes feature film
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Weiss shuts down Angels at state
Angels take on Lastrup in state Class C first round Saturday
DL 412 BMX Single Point Race Results Aug. 3rd
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Brenk on dean’s list at Bethel University
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Peter M. Koshowski
Monika A. Fredin
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Columnist Rob Port has secret agenda--affiliated with the Koch brothers
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
June 5, 2009
When alfalfa is winter killed, other options
Over the past week, I've had several calls from area farmers reporting winter damaged alfalfa stands. Interseeding alfalfa back to alfalfa is risky due to a variety of factors including auto-toxicity. The level of auto-toxicity is greater in older stands (3+ years) than in younger...
June 5, 2009 - 1:05pm
May 29, 2009
Managing annoying stable flies requires special attention
The arrival of spring means the beginning of the fly season for area livestock producers. Flies are a nuisance for livestock and for those working around them and can often cause a loss in production, but you can get a head start on managing the flies before the populations build...
May 29, 2009 - 4:39pm
May 22, 2009
Weekend lawn projects for spring
Warm summer weather is finally here and with warm weather, many homeowners are looking for weekend project around the yard. Here's a couple to get you going. Fixing 'dog spots' Pet droppings, along with the associated doses of urine, create areas of "fertilizer burn" that stay...
May 22, 2009 - 4:03pm
May 15, 2009
Considerations for late-planted corn
Corn planting in much of our area has been delayed due to wet soil conditions, leading to questions about agronomic decisions for late-planted corn. Long-term data indicate that corn in Minnesota generally needs to be planted by mid-May to avoid yield losses greater than 9 percent...
May 15, 2009 - 3:03pm
May 8, 2009
Low impact insecticides for gardeners
Now that we have left the doldrums of winter behind us, the promise of a new growing season beckons. Although we hope we don't encounter insect pests, we should be prepared to act if it becomes necessary. When using integrated pest management (IPM), we explore any non-chemical methods...
May 8, 2009 - 4:45pm
May 1, 2009
The key to high quality forages
Forage harvest is just around the corner and a successful harvest of high quality forage begins with the proper use and set-up of the mower-conditioner. A key factor in achieving a high quality harvest is productivity -- getting the crop cut and off the field as fast as possible...
May 1, 2009 - 1:05pm
April 24, 2009
Farmers' tillage and residue options for spring
This spring presents many challenges for area farmers. Most residues from corn and soybean harvest are still standing, and many corn fields remain ready to combine when conditions allow. The soil under the residue is saturated. In some fields, deep ruts from October and November combining...
April 24, 2009 - 2:40pm
April 10, 2009
How to handle winter injury to conifers
Many homeowners were concerned when the needles of red and white pines and some other conifers turned red or rust-colored this spring. The immediate assumption was that the trees were dead or dying. Although the needles look terrible, the buds, twigs and trees are probably not...
April 10, 2009 - 11:07am
April 3, 2009
Foods that can make you feel bad
Two weeks ago, I began a series on foods that heal. This is the final segment. Much of this information was compiled by David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Servan-Schreiber is a physician and clinical professor at the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. At the young...
April 3, 2009 - 4:29pm
March 28, 2009
Certain foods really can make you feel better
Last week, I began a series on foods that heal. Much of the information was compiled by David Servan-Schreiber MD PhD. Dr. Servan-Schreiber is a physician and clinical professor at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine. At the young age of 31, David was diagnosed with...
March 28, 2009 - 12:20pm
March 20, 2009
Food that heals
David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D., is a clinical professor at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine. At the young age of 31, David was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, which he fought and won. A few years later, the tumor came back. This time he decided to add...
March 20, 2009 - 4:02pm
March 14, 2009
Nitrogen credits for abandoned crops
Our abnormally wet fall left many area farmers with corn and soybean fields that didn't get harvested. In some cases, these fields may get harvested this spring; in other cases, the fields will be destroyed. When such fields are destroyed, it leads to the question about nutrient credits...
March 14, 2009 - 1:14pm
March 6, 2009
Onions sensitive to amount of daylight
Home gardeners like to grow onions and are often in pursuit of the largest and best keeping onion. When onions fail to produce nice bulbs or set flower instead of forming bulbs, gardeners start looking at soil, fertilization practices and other cultural factors in an attempt to...
March 6, 2009 - 12:46pm
February 27, 2009
Help for ailing milk prices
The Milk Income Loss Contract Program (MILC) will be of interest to dairy producers in the coming year. The MILC program was renewed in the recent 2008 Farm Bill with a provision that raises the MILC target price when dairy feed prices are high. Not since February of 2007 has...
February 27, 2009 - 3:28pm
February 20, 2009
Dealing with black knot in cherry tree varieties
The ideal time of year for pruning trees is nearly upon us. Mild days during late March and April are an ideal time to prune trees. Pruning at this time of year allows better visibility and easier access to the cutting zones, and yet allows ample time for the wounds to heal before...
February 20, 2009 - 2:59pm