STAFF BLOG CHEF JEFF Ham and Cheese with Turkey Sandwich
I'm hoping to get down to Dakota Harvest Bakers (www.dakotaharvest.com/Home.html) sometime soon. I recently received an e-mail detailing the downtown bakery's March menu and bread schedule. DHB is int... Posted on 3/3/11 at 2:16 PM
STAFF BLOG ALL ABOUT FOOD Dessert on fire
I must begin by telling you that I've always had a fear of fire. I can't pinpoint any specific occurrence that may have caused this fright. I remember my dad taking me out to the metal barrel in the c... Posted on 3/2/11 at 3:05 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday slightly lowered its projection for the nation's corn crop for a fourth straight month, reflecting worse-than-expected news about the actual impact of this year's withering drought from the farmers busy harvesting their fields.
CHICAGO — Drought damage to corn and soybean fields in the United States, the world’s top grower and exporter, is eroding supplies of the nation’s two largest crops to below year-earlier consumption levels for the first time since 1974.
ST. LOUIS — With hopes of a once-stellar corn crop dimmed by a summer of drought, Gerald Jenkins doesn’t expect the unfolding harvest to burden his co-op’s grain elevators, which are capable of storing 9 million bushels of the grain it buys from growers. Finding timely barges to ship it off may be another story.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Recent rainfall came too late to help to the nation's withered corn crop already being harvested in many parts, but it kept drought conditions from worsening in several key Midwest and Plains states and should help other crops still maturing in the fields.
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