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AgweekTV: 53rd Annual International Sugarbeet Institute at the Fargodome
Peak Wind Gusts
Saturday night rain totals
This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Doubles success in focus for DL tennis
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Big expectations for Laker softball
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
July 19, 2008
Winter wheat: To plant or not to plant
Although much of the spring wheat crop is still in the field, it is good to think ahead and explore the potential of seeding winter wheat. If it survives the winter and spring cold, winter wheat has an advantage of a longer growing season than spring wheat, because it establishes...
July 19, 2008 - 12:00am
May 31, 2008
Ag Matters column: Mowing helps your lawn ward off problems
Lawn mowing is perhaps the most important practice performed in home lawn care. The simple practice of mowing impacts not only the appearance of your lawn, but also can impact the turf's ability to ward off problems. Regardless of whether the lawn is fertilized, irrigated or other...
May 31, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Ag Matters column: Good quality drinking water is essential for livestock
Water is the most important nutrient livestock require. If dry conditions persist, livestock producers should be aware of the quality of water they provide for their livestock. The issue of quality becomes as important as quantity if there will be a decrease in surface water...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Ag Matters Column: Cutworms in the vegetable garden
If cool wet weather encourages cutworms in gardens, we may have a bumper crop this year. Cutworms feed on many of the vegetables grown in the home garden with damage to beans, cabbages and other cole crops, corn, peppers, potatoes, eggplant and tomatoes being most common. Although...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 4, 2008
Ag Matters Column: Prevent tomato disease with these simple tips
Garden fresh, juicy red tomatoes are one of the true joys of growing a garden. However, all too often, your toils end in disappointment because of diseases that either reduce the yield or devastate your crop. Leaf disease in tomato is typically one of two organisms, Alternaria (Early...
May 4, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Ag Matters column: Solving the evergreen pruning puzzle
Homeowners are often concerned about the proper timing and pruning technique for the evergreen trees and shrubs on their property. Most evergreens cannot replace lost growth common with deciduous plants. Other landscape plants may be able to outgrow a bad pruning job but evergreens...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 20, 2008
Ag Matters Column: White clover in lawns can be desirable
Last week, I discussed the management of the two most common lawn weeds, dandelion and creeping charlie. As I mentioned, a weed is technically a "plant out of place" and is often a matter of ones personal perspective. While some take pleasure in the sight of pretty flowers in their...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 13, 2008
Ag Matters Column: What about those lawn weeds?
Spring is here, officially anyway. With the recent unseasonable snow torms, winter seems to be hanging on with a tenacity unseen in recent years. Although we've enjoyed only fleeting glimpses of spring, we're beginning to get questions on lawn weeds, so this week I'll discuss three...
April 13, 2008 - 12:00am
March 17, 2008
Ag Matters column: Identifying, managing winter injuries in trees
Winter injury is seemingly a problem on certain trees each year in northern Minnesota. Winter injury is not a specific malady, by rather, a broad category that includes frost cracks, root or stem damage, winter browning, die back, and even plant death. It's usually more obvious on...
March 17, 2008 - 12:00am
March 9, 2008
Ag Matters - With warmer spring temperatures, cluster flies come calling
DETROIT LAKES - Within days, the hours of sunshine will exceed those of darkness for each 24 hour period. Not only do we have more hours of sunshine, but the sun seems to have more "power" as well. With the advancing hours of daylight, and sunshine that seems to have more energy,...
March 9, 2008 - 12:00am
January 26, 2008
Ag Matters column: Check houseplants for mites, insects; wash if needed
With a Minnesota winter at its best, we are in "houseplant season," which is when we turn to houseplants to satisfy our itching green thumbs. It is important that we inspect our houseplants for insect or mite pests that may have developed as the warm, dry environment in many homes...
January 26, 2008 - 12:00am