Ag at Large
Here's a photo I took of Ron D. Offutt of Fargo, attending a potato field day at the World Potato Congress in Boise, Idaho, in 2006. At right is Gary Secor, a North Dakota State University plant pathologist, and to the left is Neil Gudmestad, an NDSU colleague. (By the way, this photo was picked up for a painting as part of Offutt's Rough Rider Award, and is in the main hall at the ...
April 07, 2015 - 8:17am
In another year, Marty Jackley slipping quietly into the back of the first Rapid City crackerbarrel of the legislative session might have prompted little more than some hearty handshakes and perhaps a few questions about obscure matters.
This year, though, members of the crowd seemed to have one thing on their minds, or rather the conglomeration of things that has kept tongues wagging for se...
January 22, 2014 - 12:06pm
Have you every wondered why black beans have become so popular in the United States in recent years? They've long been a staple in our south-of-the-border neighbor, Mexico, where they're called frijoles negros.
Now, Americans have discovered that black beans not only are uniquely delicious but nutritious as well.
Few foods have as solid a nutritional profile as black beans. They are loaded wi...
February 08, 2013 - 2:31pm