Cabbage was one of the many vegetables evaluated at the Northern Great Plains Research Lab in 1915.
By Sue B. Balcom
Nobody said farming North Dakota would be easy. In a land of little or no rainfall and very few trees to block the wind, early homesteaders found a friend in The Northern Great Plains Research Lab south of Mandan. Its research and trials have contributed greatly to the success of crops and livestock, not to mention vegetables and fruits, in the semi-arid climate west of the Missouri River.
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By Betty Mills
Education comes in many forms and when they bump into each other, I feel duty bound to sort things out. Let’s start with a lecture complete with some compelling graphs explaining why the changes in our climate which some attribute to global warming is a natural phenomenon and not the result of anything we human beings have helped to produce.
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