June 28, 2021

Blowing it? Consultant urges winter rye cover crops as a moisture and weed management tool

“We had a lot of ‘open’ fields last winter, so soil blew soil off those fields this spring” and winter, said Greg LaPlante, president and […]
June 28, 2021

Drought, lack of feed 'just a bad situation' for northern North Dakota cattle producers

“It’s been six generations on the same dirt,” Smith said. Smith, growing up immersed in agriculture and the cattle industry, has seen his fair share […]
June 27, 2021

Racial homeownership gap in the Twin Cities highest in the nation

The racial homeownership gap in the Twin Cities is the highest in the nation and has only widened over the past two decades, especially in […]
June 27, 2021

Midwest clean-energy business accelerator to launch in fall

Grid Catalyst, one of the first Midwest clean-energy business accelerators, will have its inaugural class of startups this fall. The accelerator will focus on demonstrating […]
June 27, 2021

The FDA's Alzheimer's mistake is already worsening

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Biogen Inc.’s controversial Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm earlier this month without firm evidence that the drug helps patients, […]
June 27, 2021

Shrinking local paper sparks startup news operation

When Jon Mitchell, the mayor of New Bedford, Mass., delivered his state of the city address in 2019, he made an unusual plea. “Support your […]
June 27, 2021

Alexander: Making Outlook sync with your iPhone after an upgrade

Q: Right after the latest update to Windows 10, my iPhone 8 stopped syncing its calendar app with the Microsoft Outlook calendar on my PC […]
June 27, 2021

New Amplifon Americas president turns to data to improve hearing aid customer experience

Alessandro “Ale” Bonacina, who moved from Italy to Minneapolis during the coronavirus pandemic to serve as executive vice president of Amplifon Americas, is focusing on […]
June 27, 2021

Portland records hottest day ever amid Northwest scorcher

PORTLAND, Ore. — Utility workers and wildlife managers across the Pacific Northwest were trying to keep people and animals safe Saturday as a historic heat […]
June 27, 2021

Seattle, Portland hit record highs amid Northwest scorcher

PORTLAND, Ore. — Utility workers and wildlife managers across the Pacific Northwest were trying to keep people and animals safe Saturday as a historic heat […]