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Fresh Market Issues Create Volatility
By Mike Krueger, owner of The Money Farm, a Fargo, N.D.-based grain marketing consulting firm. While the information in this article is believed to be reliable, marketing involves risk, and the author and The Sunflower assume no responsibility for its use.
Insuring Sunflower in 2015
By John Sandbakken, executive director of the National Sunflower Association.
‘Our Best Crop Economically’
New NSA Board President Art Ridl Has Counted on Sunflower for 35 Years
One ‘Wild’ Career
USDA Botanist Gerald Seiler Has Invested Four Decades in Collecting, Maintaining & Developing The Genetic Diversity of Wild Sunflower Species
Patience Is a Virtue — And a Necessity
If you’re the type of person who gets antsy waiting in line at a restaurant, you’re probably not cut out to be a scientist working with wild sunflower species. It’s a career that requires volumes of both patience and persistence. The fruits of your labors likely won’t be manifested for decades; some of them probably not even in your lifetime. Here’s a good example from Gerald Seiler’s four-decade career.
Pest Management App Popular
NDSU App Encompasses Weed, Disease, Insect Info
Research Priorities: 2015
Research is important, and the NSA makes research a priority each year.
Sunflower seeds are a big part of one Bismarck, ND woman's business
A Look Back - 30 Years Ago
Excerpts from the January 1985 Issue of The Sunflower
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