Monthly Archives: January 2014

Farming in the Frigid Cold

The new year arrived with bitter cold this year, not just in Minnesota but across much of the U.S. Sub-zero temperatures as far south as St. Louis made national headlines, and other major cities like Chicago, Milwaukee, and of course … Continue reading

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Windowsill Garden

With spring still months away, an easy way to get growing is with a windowsill garden.  The best part of this garden is that it just takes a few kitchen scrapes from plants, water and light.  The new growth of … Continue reading

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What Does my Food Label Mean??

Beyond the nutrition label, our food packaging is filled with words, phrases and numbers. Do you know what they mean? Food Product Dating Sell-by date – tells the store how long to display the product for sale. You should buy … Continue reading

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Animal Agriculture Important to Minnesota’s Economy, Food Supply

Minnesota’s animal agriculture sector continues to help support the state’s economy by adding 8,000 jobs within the past decade, according to a recent United Soybean Board-funded Animal Agriculture Economic Analysis. A successful animal ag industry also benefits the soybean farmers … Continue reading

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Wrangler’s Beef Chili

Serve this classic chili atop whole wheat noodles and offer kids a variety of toppings. Makes: 4 servings Total Recipe Time: 40 to 45 minutes Ingredients 1 pound ground beef (93% lean or leaner) ½ cup chopped onion 1 can (15 ounces) pinto … Continue reading

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