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The Sage Grouse Initiative that began in 2010 is a living example of agriculture and conservation working together.

In an ongoing effort to discover the ideal conditions for growing alternative biofuels, University of Minnesota scientists applied their resea…

A popular trend in gardening is including native plants. When people hear the word native, they often picture a prairie-like landscape. One pe…

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A casual visitor to our farm during the Christmas season when I was a child wouldn’t have mistaken the place for a Norman Rockwell scene, but …

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Changing climate could stunt the growth of big bluestem in the next 75 year – an important forage grass in Kansas and other Great Plains states.

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A reader in Iowa had an idea for displaying flowers. It’s based on a flower frog, typically made of metal, glass or clay with spikes or holes for holding flower stems in a nice arrangement.

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Nebraska settlers found a vast expanse of bluestem, which could be highly inflammable. The danger was greatest during the late autumn of a dry…

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Overland travelers almost always made some mention of buffalo. The mere sight of so many animals in such vast herds amazed them. Estimates hav…

Summer in Wisconsin means nice weather, no more school, grilling out and maybe even a vacation. For me and many other families, it also means …

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