• Paula Mohr

    Cooler Temps Bring Out The Baker

    Northstar Notes

     by Paula Mohr
     on September 24, 2013

    Cooler temperatures signal that little voice inside my head, telling me it's time to preheat the oven and make some cookies. Or, a pie. Or, some sort of dessert. That's what happened to me last week. Out of the blue one evening, I was measuring flour, sugar and other ingredients to make oatmeal cookies with dried cranberries. My husband was doing some work in the basement, heard the mixer running and came up to confirm what he thought I might be doing. Before descending again, he…

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  • Paula Mohr

    Educating Non-Farming Folks, One At A Time

    Northstar Notes

     by Paula Mohr
     on September 6, 2013

    There was an interesting column in the Sunday Minneapolis Star Tribune by Dennis Anderson entitled "Raising crops and awareness." The outdoors columnist attended a Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council-sponsored farm visit that was held on Spring Creek Farms near North Branch. Owners John and Jewell Peterson are currently involved with Discovery Farms Minnesota. The farm encompasses 700 acres of corn and 700 acres of soybeans, with a small acreage of locally sold…

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