Ag Life

Ag Summit: Farm transition a tough management decision

By Connie Sieh Groop Special to the Farm Forum conniegroop19@gmail.com “One of the toughest management decisions on earth is to plan the transition to keep the operation...

July is National Ice Cream Month

By Julie Garden-Robinson NDSU Extension Service Food and Nutrition Specialist “Mongoose tracks,” the text from my 14-year-old daughter said. “OK,” I texted back. I knew exactly what her...

Traditional Houston has a classy front facade

Compact and spacious at the same time, the Houston is as economical to build as it is to heat. It's a fairly traditional plan,...

Handsome Huntington is cozy and bright

The Huntington's wrap-around covered porch puts the average covered porch to shame. Handsome exposed timbers support and highlight its lofty central gable, and the...

Lupine is richly windowed throughout

Small panes of glass fill generously sized window openings to give the Lupine an intriguing Georgian look. Gridded garage doors echo that theme, while...

Modest Evelyn has lots of simple charm

The Evelyn's simply charming porches, almost identical in style, are gracefully inviting access points in both the front and the back. Slender wooden columns support...

Secretary Perdue announces new leadership for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services

U.S. Department of Agriculture Washington, D.C. – On July 20, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue named three individuals to take on leadership roles within...

The rise and fall of designer Warren McArther

BY TERRY AND KIM KOVEL Kovels' Antiques and Collecting Sometimes a designer becomes very popular with a new design, sells his products, becomes wealthy, and then...

1936 Ford Deluxe Cabriolet: He could not resist

By Vern Parker Motor Matters The restored 1936 Ford Deluxe Cabriolet seemed to call out to Keith Randall at an antique automobile auction he was attending...

Indian Roadmaster: Classic heavy bagger

BY ARV VOSS Motor Matters Indian's parent company, Polaris — having discontinued the production of its Victory motorcycle line — is now focusing on the new...

Current prices for antiques

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local...

Don’t postpone vital planning

by Dennis Foster Special to the Farm Forum In the last few columns I have been eluding to and expounding upon the tragically common trait that...

Krueger: Drought has farmers looking to next year

By Gerald Krueger Aberdeen Well, here we are again. Same song, different verse. Drought. Dang it! It seems as though in this country of infrequent moisture...

MDA grants help increase healthy food access

Minnesota Department of Agriculture St. Paul, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) awarded more than $165,000 in grants to ten food hub projects...

2017 Brown County 4-H Special Foods Contest results and recipes

Brown County 4-H Program The 2017 Brown County 4-H Special Foods Contest was held on June 28 at Simmons Middle School. Jessica Duerre was the...

Make your own dessert for National Ice Cream Day

By Katherine Grandstrand kgrandstrand@aberdeennews.com I scream! You scream! The cops come ... it's awkward! Sunday is National Ice Cream Day — smack dab in the middle of summer to...

Obituary: Claremont farmer John Pulfrey, 98

Claremont: Services for John Pulfrey, 98, of Claremont, will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 15th, at Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel, Groton. Rev. Bill Duncan will...

July is National Watermelon Month

By Julie Garden-Robinson NDSU Extension Service Food and Nutrition Specialist The other day I was at my desk at work, talking to my computer screen, but...

Chinese porcelain is risky investment

BY TERRY AND KIM KOVEL Kovels' Antiques and Collecting Chinese porcelains are among the hardest for an average collector to identify and date. They have been...

1967 Corvette: A coupe in the raw

By Vern Parker Motor Matters Jose Rodriguez says he has long been enamored with General Motors' products, especially Corvettes. As the years passed, he became more discerning...

Chevy Colorado ZR2: High performance off-roader

BY SUE MEAD Motor Matters Trucks are hot and pickups that have the power and the chops to go fast, plus the engineering and body dynamics...

Current prices for antiques

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local...

Ag Business Briefs

USDA approves more drought help for ranchers BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The federal government has approved more help for drought-stricken ranchers. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp...

Ag Business Briefs

USDA approves more drought help for ranchers BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The federal government has approved more help for drought-stricken ranchers. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp...

Man strives to preserve historic cemetery

By Shannon Marvel smarvel@aberdeennews.com When the time comes, Edward LaBelle Jr. wants to be buried alongside his family at Mountain Head Cemetery in northeast Marshall County. But...

Scott A. Moes Memorial Fund fundraiser – July 19 in Winfred

Staff reports A fundraiser for the Scott A. Moes Memorial Fund will be held on July 19 at the Bird's Nest (44524 236th St.) in...

Make some memories with picnics

By Julie Garden-Robinson NDSU Extension Service Food and Nutrition Specialist I remember the picnics of my youth. I looked forward to visiting a picnic site at...

Cutwork picture fetches high price at auction

BY TERRY AND KIM KOVEL Kovels' Antiques and Collecting The very thin, graceful lines, the black-and-gilt frame, and the cutwork initials and date "JB/1760" added up...

Current prices for antiques

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local...

1969 Chevy Camaro: Z28 package street-built

By Vern Parker Motor Matters As a fast-talking teen, Mike Thompson accomplished what every teenage boy wished he could: He convinced his parents to buy him...

Dodge Journey Crossroad: Opt for the V-6

BY DAN LYONS Motor Matters Crossovers typically blend the best aspects of both SUVs and station wagons, but in the case of the Dodge Journey, there's...

Have you enjoyed any anthocyanins lately?

By Julie Garden-Robinson NDSU Extension Service Food and Nutrition Specialist “What color scheme should we have this year?” I asked my older daughter as we surveyed...

Current prices for antiques

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local...

1949 Chevrolet: Solid wood wagon

By Vern Parker Motor Matters The attractive wooden bodies of the Chevrolet Suburbans, such as this 1949 model, were composed of mahogany panels supported by a...

Ford F-250: Buyers want big luxury in 2017 trucks

By Tim Spell Motor Matters Heavy-duty diesel pickups are the choice for serious towing needs, and leading the pack in filling this demand is Ford's F-250...

Photo Gallery: MoDak Dairy shows off its operation

  MoDak Dairy held its annual open house on Saturday at its facility near Goodwin. Visitors were able to tour the farm and enjoy grilled cheese...

FSIS provides PRO grilling tips for summer barbecues

U.S. Department of Agriculture WASHINGTON, June 27, 2017 — From Fourth of July cookouts to entertaining visiting relatives, summertime is a season that brings together...

Governor’s Agriculture Summit features business succession planning panel discussion

SDSU Extension BROOKINGS — Jack Davis, SDSU Extension crops business management field specialist will be among the panelists discussing business succession planning July 13 during...

Universal Design for Customer Loyalty workshop — July 11

SDSU Extension BROOKINGS — SDSU Extension is collaborating with Western Resources for Independent Living to host the third in a four-part workshop series designed to...

Gardening provides more than healthful food

By Julie Garden-Robinson NDSU Extension Service Food and Nutrition Specialist “She weeded the garden in her Sunday clothes without getting dirty,” my husband announced to some...

Adirondacks style started by local carpenter

BY TERRY AND KIM KOVEL Kovels' Antiques and Collecting The Adirondack style started with a chair in 1903. Many wealthy folks from the East Coast wanted...

Reluctant owner restores 1967 Pontiac Firebird 400

By Vern Parker Motor Matters When this 1967 Pontiac Firebird 400 rolled out of the Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant it had a base price of $2,666....

2017 Ural Sidecar: Take a slow summer sojourn

BY ARV VOSS Motor Matters I rode my first sidecar rig eight years ago. It was a Ural Gear Up two-wheel-drive model and it looked every...

Photo Gallery Brown County 4-H Horse Show

Area youth took part in the Brown County 4-H Horse Show Wednesday at the Joe Akkerman Arena in Aberdeen.  

Obituary: Tom Wishard Sr., Lantry rancher

Lantry: Funeral services for Tom Wishard Sr., 76, of Lantry, will be at 10 AM, MT, Friday, June 23, 2017, at the Pioneer Hall...

Tulare restaurant offers farm-to-fork food

By Victoria Lusk vlusk@aberdeennews.com Marie Kimlicka says everyone knows two things: • The heart of a small town is its café. • And farmers' wives are the best...

SD ag education and FFA history: Events leading to and passage...

BY CLARK W. HANSON Professor Emeritus, Agricultural Education, South Dakota State University Author’s Note: To commemorate the passage of the Smith Hughes Act of 1917, I...

Hang in there

by Jane Green Special to the Farm Forum Sometimes life gets so tough, you wonder what else can go wrong? And then the bottom falls out...

Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?

By Julie Garden-Robinson NDSU Extension Service Food and Nutrition Specialist “For roll call, please say your favorite vegetable,” our club officer announced. I was at a meeting...

Farmers ask the heavens to open up for drought relief

By Kelda J.L. Pharris kpharris@aberdeennews.com "What other resource have we got?" Melvin Roesch asks. "But God" is implied when he speaks about his neighbors dealing with dry conditions across...
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