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Red River Zoo Teaches Kids Importance Of Farming At Agricultural Adventure Day

This Is The 4th Agricultural Adventure Day For The Zoo

FARGO, N.D. — At the Red River Zoo, families are learning about the agricultural industry and how crops grown around the state are used for multiple things. “These crops that are grown like the field corn here is actually used for ethanol. To find out the alternative use for these crops besides food is really important, so they see what…

NDSU Extension holds Soil and Soil Water Workshop

This is the 25th Soil Workshop put on by NDSU Extension

FARGO, N.D. — Farmers and crop advisors from across the region were at the FargoDome on Wednesday to get an update on all things soil thanks to NDSU extension. The 25th soil and soil water worskshop is aimed to deliver continued education units to crop production specialists. The all-day event showcases several speakers, including North Dakota state faculty, who explain…

ND Dept. of Health Provides More Than 1,200 Homes with Radon Testing Kits

radon is an odorless, colorless gas

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Fargo Cass Public Health teamed up with the North Dakota Department of Health Division of Air Quality to hand out free residential radon testing kits. Ever since a Casselton woman died last week from high levels of radon, the Department of Health has been receiving many requests for the kits. Radon is a chemical that comes out of…

Minnesota Farmers Racing Against the Clock to Finish Harvest

The DNR says currently, the weather trend is now towards heavier rains

  MINNESOTA — A rainy fall season has put up some obstacles for farmers in Minnesota who are trying to get their crops in. Farmers across the state say they are worried about the wet weather and are pushing to finish the harvest season with the countdown to winter fast approaching. Harvesting crops while the fields are wet can compact…

Exploring the Banks of the Red River

NDSU Students take a bike ride to learn about their home

The Red River in all its glory provides water to a lot of us across the region. But how has the river changed throughout the years? What starts off as a normal summer class has turned into an unorthodox classroom studying the nooks and crannies of what we call the Red. NDSU Geology students rode along the banks to enhance…

Digging Up Soil Moisture Facts

What Exactly Makes Your Garden Grow

Meteorologist Scott Sincoff takes a look at what your soil needs in order to be healthy. This will help your garden grow to its fullest potential: Categories: Morning – Features, Weather Blog, Weather Notes Tags: Ag, Agriculture, air, crops, farming, fertilizer, garden, gardening, nutrients, soil, topsoil, water

Grafton Area Under “State of Emergency” Amid Flood Concerns

New outlook shows recrod breaking flood potential for Walsh County

  WALSH COUNTY, N.D. — Gov. Burgum has declared a state of emergency due to the major flood threat for Walsh County. The National Weather Service flood outlook calls for a crest range of 14-16 feet, which would be close to the record crest of 2013 of 16.16 feet. Walsh County and the city of Grafton have been preparing for…