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Prairie Fare: Summer Adventures on the Road Call for Dashboard Dining

By rmattern from All News. Published on Jul 17, 2014.

Any time you leave the home routine, with its somewhat regular schedule and mealtimes, nutrition can be affected.

BeefTalk: Is There a Place for Cows in the Future?

By rmattern from All News. Published on Jul 17, 2014.

Like it or not, for beef production to expand, the economics of the beef cow needs to have a threefold increase in net returns to compete with crop production.

N.D. Youth Compete in National 4-H Shooting Sports Event

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jul 11, 2014.

The North Dakota team places 11th overall.

BeefTalk: The Cow Herd Struggles to Expand

By rmattern from All News. Published on Jul 10, 2014.

NDSU Horticulture Field Day Set for July 22

By rmattern from All News. Published on Jul 10, 2014.

The field day also will feature the All-America Selections bedding plant display garden.

Prairie Fare: Naturally Blue Foods Have Antioxidant Power

By rmattern from All News. Published on Jul 10, 2014.

According to a U.S Department of Agriculture study of more than 40 fruits and vegetables, blueberries ranked high in antioxidant activity. A 1/2-cup serving of blueberries had as much "antioxidant power" as five servings of other fruits and vegetables.

Spotlight on Economics: Why Not Raise the Minimum Wage?

By rmattern from All News. Published on Jul 09, 2014.

The current minimum wage falls below what most consider to be a "living wage" on which a family actually could be supported. Thus, raising the minimum wage has been seen as a way to reduce poverty.

Kandel Shares Skills With Ethiopian Farmers

By rmattern from All News. Published on Jul 09, 2014.

Kandel worked with nine subsistence farm groups, with more than 275 participants, during three-hour training sessions in each village. He also trained 17 development workers during a two-day training session.

Prairie Fare: Pickled Green Beans Inspire Canning Intentions

By rmattern from All News. Published on Jul 03, 2014.

When selecting fresh green beans, look for beans that are deep green and straight, and snap easily.

BeefTalk: Do the Math - Income Minus Cost Equals Net Return

By rmattern from All News. Published on Jul 03, 2014.

If a producer wants to keep control of long-term survival, then costs need to be controlled.

Crop Tours Highlight Carrington REC Field Day on July 15

By rmattern from All News. Published on Jul 02, 2014.

Highlighted will be crop variety performance and production management, plant nutrition and pest management.

NDSU Hosting Science Boot Camp for Educators

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jun 30, 2014.

Science teacher, author, toy designer and Emmy award-winning TV personality Steve Spangler is leading the camp.

NDSU Extension Specialists, Agents Receive National Recognition

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jun 30, 2014.

The Extension specialists and agents are honored for their community development work.

Agronomy Seed Farm Annual Field Day Set for July 14

By rmattern from All News. Published on Jun 27, 2014.

Prairie Fare: Botulism Not Only Linked to Home-canned Foods

By rmattern from All News. Published on Jun 26, 2014.

We usually associate foodborne botulism with foods improperly canned at home, but other foods also have been implicated.
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