Blizzards And Birthdays

I tend to believe I’m among a majority of Minnesotans ready to say ENOUGH with this winter weather. January is notorious for snow and cold – just one of two reasons why I don’t like having a January birthday. (The other reason is that it falls too close to Christmas). My family finally managed a…
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Corn Checkoff Increase

With the snow and ice we’ve had this winter, it’s a challenge to remember the beautiful warm summer days when one can almost see the corn grow, or delight in the smells of fresh cut alfalfa. With the break from field work, producers these days can fill their time attending livestock and commodity meetings planned throughout the state. (Several…
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Best Wishes Bob O’Connor

I’ve spent the day working on a story for the weekend edition of the Daily Globe about Robert O’Connor, the Jackson County Attorney who will leave later this month for what may be an 18-month tour of duty in Iraq with the Army Reserves. O’Connor is in his 30th year as a Reservist, and this…
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Welcome To The Farm Bleat

Welcome to The Farm Bleat, the blog written by me, Daily Globe Farm Reporter Julie Buntjer. Perhaps you’re wondering why my blog has a goat in the logo. Well, I’ve been the farm reporter here at the Globe for five years, and I used to raise goats on the family farm south of Worthington – between Lake Ocheda and…
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